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  • Brian Harry's blog

    What's new with TFS Beta 3?

    Well, I'm back. Yes, I feel terrible that it's been what 18 months since I last posted here. All I can say is that I'm going to try to do better. Somehow in the daily crush of emergencies I just never seem to find the time to sit down and write something...
  • Bug Babble

    Using Note flags in Onenote

    How I expected to use note flags was very ambitious. How I actually use them is much simpler. I like the ability to flag TODO items more than the ability to browse by bug, email alias, etc. I use check box style flags and keep the summary set to...
  • I know the answer (it's 42)

    C#: try and retry

    In many situation when something fails (exception is thrown) in the try block you want to retry that again. This could be a network timeout exception, or some other resource unavailability where you expect the same piece of try block code to succeed if...
  • Scott Wiltamuth's Visual Studio blog

    MVP Summit

    The MVP Summit is wrapping up today. Unfortunately, I can't attend today's events (my wife is in Santa Fe, so I'm on kid duty for the whole weekend), but I do have a few minutes to blog about it. Microsoft MVP 's, who are spread throughout the world...
  • Marco Dorantes' WebLog

    I like it!

    I like to write code. Reflecting about what this activity of design and programming trigger on me, I see kind of "a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience", also known as "pleasure". A song by Dee Snider and Twisted...
  • Antimail

    Supportability is not a feature

    I recently read about a Linux to Windows switch story . It made me remember something: supportability is crucial to the success of your software. Your programs are out there in the wild, alone. There are no helpful debuggers that you (or anyone) can hook...
  • Aali's blog

    LH Server (build 5219), Ferrari 4000 and external display

    I have had troubles from ever since the beginning with my Acer Ferrari 4000 together with external displays (especially video projectors). Ferrari runs Vista and Longhorn Server builds quite nicely and even supports Glass UI (it has ATI Mobility Radeon...
  • Aali's blog

    Termien kääntäminen

    Tehdessäni Vista-kehittäjäpäivän materiaalia tuli puheeksi tietotekniikkatermien suomentaminen. Lähtökohtaisesti teen materiaalit suomeksi, mutta koska (puoli)valmiit materiaalit ovat englanniksi, tulee eteen varsinkin käsitteiden suomentamisen vaikeus...
  • Mike Stall's .NET Debugging Blog

    Remote Debugging vs. Remote UI

    Visual Studio supports "Remote Debugging" ( Gregg talks about that a lot here ), which is the ability for the debugger and debuggee to be on different machines. It turns out the CLR Debugging services don't provide any explicit support for remote debugging...
  • mszCool's thoughts and cents revealed

    DotnetproTV & Security goes cinema ... with Ralf Westphal

    Yesterday we had our MSDN connection cinema event in Vienna. Actually we have shown one of the episodes of the Dotnetprotv and we had a special guest for our community in Vienna: the director and producer of Dotnetprotv himself, Ralf Westphal . It was...
  • Antimail

    A review of AOpen's Pandora Box

    So, we all saw the recent article in CNet around the new Pandora box. Still - no specs in that article. However, I was curious and after a little search, I found these (unofficial) specs on Celeron M 1.3G 256MB DDR II ...
  • Tripp Parks's WebLog

    The big dogs ride this year

    Xbox 360 Windows Vista Office 12 IE 7 Hotmail "Kahuna" Windows Mobile 2005 Visual Studio 2005 .NET 2.0 "Whidbey" SQL Server "Yukon" Atlas   The list goes on, It's going to be a busy year or so.
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