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  • Live Search

    Guess who's back?

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    Hello World. I’ve been quiet for some time now, and I have no good excuses with so much going on in Desktop Search Space (well there was that month in the Bahamas…I wish!). Google went final with their Desktop Search and unveiled a nifty plug-in community...
  • Cyrus' Blather

    Schizophrenic Seattle

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    Ok. So i wish seattle would just make up it's mind and switch to Summer weather already. It was freesing three days ago, then we had a massive hail storm, followed by a gorgeously sunny day, and now drizzly non-stop rain. Of course, it was great weather...
  • Antimail

    Psychology trick: See yourself as an outsider

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    An interesting study in PhysOrg.com presents a different approach to regular psychological roadblocks: view (and judge) yourself as an outsider. Here is the abstract: When people feel they’ve hit a roadblock in reaching a personal goal, such as losing...
  • Being a new PM at Microsoft

    Happy April Fool's day with MSN Search Spoof

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    Looking for a fun and exciting way to entertain your friends and wish them a hilarious April fool's day? Check out MSN Search's unique idea of creating customized spoof search results with your friend's names at http://www.msnsearchspoof.com . I just...
  • Ben Armstrong

    SimCity 2000 under Virtual PC

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    Compared to the original SimCity - SimCity 2000 is a fantastic leap forward in game play - adding several new elements (like subways, bus stations, light and dense zoning and much much more). SimCity 2000 is an incredibly addictive game that I have personally...
  • Ian's Software for Mere Mortals

    Notes on creating EDI schemas for BizTalk Server 2004

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    Originally BizTalk Server 2004 has the limitation of adding new EDI schemas. However SP1 now allows to add new schemas and the KB article 840113 describes how to implement EDI schemas for BizTalk. I had implemented new EDI schemas with the KB article...
  • Ian's Software for Mere Mortals

    41 (K)EDIFACT schemas for BizTalk Server 2004.

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    I've been very busy for last two months. During that time, I made a converting tool for BizTalk Base EDI Adapter. Originally, BizTalk Server 2004 had the limitation of adding new EDI schemas. However, BizTalk Server SP1 now allows to add new schemas....
  • vincem's WebLog

    versioning part 2 (breaking down a windows file version)

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    I have had a couple of good questions from my previous blog entry on versioning of which I will address the first one here and the other one in another entry. 1) What should be used for a build number? Well I think as a rule-of-thumb a codeline in a source...
  • jaredpar's WebLog

    File method and property names

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    Several APIs that I have worked with deal with the file system in some form or fashion. However there does not seem to be any sense of unity with respect to property and method names when it comes to the display form returned or processed. The two most...
  • Visio

    組織図の色分け

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    引き続き XML の操作をして遊ぼうかと思っていましたが、あまりテクニカルな話が続くと疲れるかもしれないので (書き手が)、今回は機能紹介をすることにしました。 Visio にはあまり知られていない機能がたくさんあります…と以前から紹介していますが、今回のこの機能は知られざる機能の中でもかなりインパクトが大きく、しかも役に立つ機能です。コマンド名は「値によって色分け」。図形の持つデータを条件に色を自動的につける機能です。 Excel の条件付書式機能の Visio 版、といえるでしょう。 紹介するためには図形にデータを持たせた図面が必要なのですが...
  • Paddy Srinivasan's WebLog

    Evangelism

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    A 4 page article about Evangelists in Microsoft appears in today’s Economic Times – India’s leading Business Daily. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1066223.cms I work in this group in Redmond. As the article talks about, it is a position...
  • Paddy Srinivasan's WebLog

    Evangelism

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    A 4 page article about Evangelists in Microsoft appears in today’s Economic Times – India’s leading Business Daily. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1066223.cms I work in this group in Redmond. As the article talks about, it is a position...
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