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  • IEBlog

    Exploring Internet Explorer

    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Today we launched a new column on MSDN called “ Exploring Internet Explorer ”. Currently there is a single article there...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Privateer under Virtual PC

    For a while now I have been posting about all the different games that you can run under Virtual PC - so I figured that it was about time to make some posts about games that I cannot get to run well under Virtual PC. Origin's Privateer (from the Wing...
  • SQL Server Engine Tips

    Getting SQL Server registry settings via SQLCLR table-valued user-defined function...

    SQLCLR TVF to read registry settings for SQL Server instance...
  • Antimail

    Creating life from scratch?

    There is always "one more link" for today... This time - news about an old subject - how to create "life" by assembling genetic components. Here is the link . They're mixing, matching and stacking DNA's chemical components like microscopic Lego...
  • Antimail

    Remote controlled humans

    Scary stuff ... so when I will see a headline saying "Debugging humans"? Smiling nervously, the young woman walks forward in a straight line. Suddenly, she veers to the right. She stumbles and stops, attempting to regain her balance, and continues...
  • Eric Jarvi

    show and tell at PDC

    Show Off is an evening event held at the PDC where you can show off your application, tip, tool, technique, animation, or anything cool that can help or inspire other developers.
  • PDC2008

    Show Off at PDC 2005

    "Why demo your cool application to a few friends, when you can Show Off to hundreds of your peers at the PDC?" Here’s something new for next month’s PDC: a chance to show off your cool application, tool, tip, technique, or whatever to your developer...
  • Devhammer on MSDN

    Are you a born show-off?

    Then show off at PDC 2005!
  • tjlau's WebLog

    google maps what?

    Slowly but surely, MS always catches up and one ups the competition - . Here's a fun video: . Too bad the international maps are still really bad. Can't look up things in Hong Kong...
  • Developing for Developers

    Stop writing header files

    Although one of my favorite languages, C++ has a number of issues that make it difficult to write and maintain. One of the worst is its compilation model: you import declarations using fragile literal text inclusion ( #include ), and you have to waste...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Are you greedy or lazy?

    I wrote a "short" explanation of how greedy and non-greedy (aka lazy) work with regular expressions for a mailing list, but it turned into a couple of pages, so I thought I'd record it here. ****** The default regex behavior of something like "...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Visual Studio 2005 Express Edition August CTPs are now available

    I noticed some new links today, it looks like the August Community Tech Preview (CTP) version of the VS 2005 Express Editions are now available for download. Check out this page for more information. Also, here are the direct links to the setup packages...
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