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  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Conventional Revolution is only Evolutionary Over Time

    Jonathan Schwartz, from Sun, examined IBM's Departure from the PC Industry and takes current subscription trends to make the case for a zero cost PC over time. "the devices are sold to consumers as part of subscription calling plans, whose long term value...
  • Plamen Hristov's WebLog

    The "Taste of Bulgaria" Party in Seattle

    Last week being with the Bulgarian ISV delegation in US I spent a remarkable hours at the “Taste of Bulgaria ” Party in Seattle (dec 2 nd ). Lots of Bulgarian developers working in MS campus joined us as well as business people and the newly elected governor...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Intellisense: inspecting live objects

    In this entry I talked about a performance improvement of FoxPro’s object handling. I showed an example of object based programming: oExcel= CREATEOBJECT ("excel.application") oExcel. A live instance of Excel is created. When you type the “.”, intellisense...
  • The Far Corner of the EEC

    A Digital Jaunt to the Library

    Among the many resources I have at my disposal as a Microsoft employee is access to the Microsoft Library. As you might imagine for a company that spends billions of dollars each year in research and development, the Microsoft Library is a pretty good...
  • Roberdan

    SharePoint Services web service browser (VS 2005)

    This sample application lists all available web services and web methods Windows SharePoint Services provides. It ties right into the MSDN help topics so you see a detailed description of each web service, web method as well as its input and output parameters...
  • Rudi Larno's WebLog

    Unit Tests as documentation

    Since Unit Testing is becomming a defacto used practice in modern programming, this is an interesting topic to say the least: The next XP BE meeting will be hosted by Philippe De Bruycker of the Federal Administration of Foreign Affairs in Brussels. The...
  • Roberdan

    How to rename a computer that is running SharePoint Portal Server 2003

    This step-by-step article describes how to rename a Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server:;en-us;830970
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Imagine Cup in the news

    Dennis Pham was on the front page of his school newspaper, The Poly Post , talking about Imagine Cup . Where have you seen or heard about Imagine Cup on your campus? -James (Cal. State University, Long Beach)
  • .:blog.iainmcdonald

    Magic Dates?

    A warning sign of a bogus schedule is magic dates. Such dates tend be in two forms, the “when do you need it” form, and the “would you look at that” form. The “when do you need it” form of magic date is the schedule date that miraculously meets the date...
  • Roberdan

    Windows SharePoint Services with Service Pack 1

    Important This download is an updated version of Windows SharePoint Services and contains all updates included in Windows SharePoint Services Service Pack 1 (SP1). After installing this software you do not need to install the SP1 update. If you previously...
  • Matt Powell

    PDC 2005: Los Angeles - Sept. 11 - 16, 2005

    That's pretty much all we know about PDC '05 so far. But watch this space for more information. -Matt
  • CodeMouse

    Fastest Reboot in the West

    Here's one of the "don't do this" examples I promised. Code is deliberately incomplete to minimize the chances that someone WON'T READ THE WARNINGS and try to use it. For some test automation, I needed to be able to find a process and kill it. ("process...
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