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  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    MEDC 2005: Keynote

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    Bill started with the usual Software theme ('software will change the world...') which is very relevant to the mobile industry today. He talked about the future of communication moving from ‘phone number’ based selection of a contact to name based selection...
  • MSDN Online Media Blog

    Greenspan to grads: I need a job, too

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    Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board will be looking for work in January. CNN Money reports that Mr. Greenspan told newly graduated MBAs from the Wharton School of Business that coming January he's going to be looking for a job too, as his term as chairman...
  • Antimail

    New article: Localization practices for .NET 2.0

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    Michelle Leroux Bustamante posted an article on The Server Side about localization practices for .NET 2.0: http://www.theserverside.net/articles/showarticle.tss?id=LocalizationPractices The funny thing is - localization for a front-end system like...
  • Yves Dolce

    Eu Tu Eles

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    I just finished watching Eu Tu Eles . I could not help but thing about Tieta do Agreste (beauty of the photography) and De noche vienes, Esmeralda (story). I like it.
  • scellini's WebLog

    When it rains it pours - open positions on the team

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    This post isn't about the PDC. It's about the several open positions on my team: when we're not doing PDC'05 stuff we're evangelizing to developers about Whidbey, Longhorn, and WinFX. Jeremy Mazner is looking for an IE Evangelist , and Longhorn Evangelists...
  • Mark Bower

    Windows Desktop Search RTW

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    Windows Desktop Search has been Released to Web: http://toolbar.msn.com/ The Beta version, then branded as MSN Desktop Search, shipped around Dec of last year. New in this version you will see the Preview Pane, much like the one in Outlook, and an...
  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    HP to offer Windows Mobile 5.0 upgrades

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    http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/press/2005/050510b.html Great news for HP iPAQ hx2100, hx2400, hx2700 and hx4700 users. Looks like my HP22xx devices have finally come to the end of their useful life. Marcus
  • Tom Hollander's blog

    Reviewers wanted for Web Services Security guidance project

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    I hope you're able to absorb new deliverables quickly. After springing GAT onto you the other day, today I want to talk about yet another project we are working on now. However unlike GAT, this one is not due for imminent release. That's why we're looking...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Windows Installer 3.1 is available again (and why was it gone for a while?)

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    The redistributable package for installing Windows Installer 3.1 is available for download again on the Microsoft Download Center. It was available briefly a few weeks ago and was included on Windows Update but then was removed, and finally got re-posted...
  • Tales from the Smart Client

    CodeBehind and Python

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    Rather than push on embedding Python in XAML, which Chris has made fine progress on anyway, I changed tack and quickly got Python code behind working. Separating code and markup is considered best practice anyhow...and the implementation was trivial....
  • Live Search

    Final release of the product formally known as MSN Toolbar Suite with Desktop Search

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    It now prefers to be called the “ MSN Search Toolbar with Windows Desktop Search ”. Respect! Getting this release out has been a crazy 11 months for our Silicon Valley & Redmond based team. Here is what I remember (I’ll admit some of it is a...
  • Brian Groth's Life at Microsoft

    Applying ideas from Good to Great

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    Good to Great , by Jim Collins, has been out since 2001, but I just now got around to reading it. It’s an excellent book for anyone in management, and if you are thinking of starting a business, then make sure to read this book before doing anything else...
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