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  • One Louder

    Steve Ballmer speech at Stanford GSB

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    Steve spoke yesterday to a group of about 1,000 MBA students at Stanford. Aside from the entertainment factor (he's always entertaining), I think the content says a lot about how Microsoft, as a company, thinks about innovation under his leadership. And...
  • Rico Mariani's Performance Tidbits

    Performance Quiz #6 -- Looking at the third cut

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    The fun continues as today we look at Raymond's third improvement . Raymond starts using some pretty hefty Win32 magic with a mapped file view to eliminate once-and-for-all any costs associated with the getline function. And good news, his new version...
  • Ryan Chapman

    Loader logging and security

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    One of the coolest new features in v2 is the ability to diagnose problems through the new logging infrastructure. With the new Windows Mobile 5.0 security model, loader problems can be hard to find and figure out. If you have an app that just won't start...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Dr Neil Roodyn and Dr Pete Stanski (MS Developer Show) visit Redmond

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    Dr Neil Roodyn and Dr Pete Stanski visited Redmond today, and dropped into my office to record a Podcast interview (see below) – I will post a link when this goes live – Interestingly, Pete recorded the interview on his Tablet PC (looked like a Toshiba...
  • One Louder

    Mystery solved...now who pays for the brand damage?

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    via Dave Barry ... gross . Now that they have evidence of this, exactly what kind of payment should this woman make to Wendy's to help fix their brand image (assuming due process , etcetera)? And what should Wendy's do? Maybe have a chicken finger...
  • Yves Dolce

    Managed C++ or C++/CLI Double Thunking

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    On an internal discussion list, we're discussing the performance impact of virtual functions in managed C++. David Schwartz from VC++ User Education sent us a draft of a related documentation that will be in Whidbey (Visual Studio 2005). He has agreed...
  • Andrew May's WebLog

    Publisher 2003: Creating and Managing Linked Text Boxes

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    Because Publisher is a desktop design and publishing application, it provides you to ability to include multiple text flows in a single publication, and programmatically control how those flows are laid out and formatted. Learn how....
  • Ivan Joseph's WebLog

    Windows Embedded Student ChallengE - Finalists are up on our website

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    We have updated the websit with the info on the 30 finalists. Here's the link. http://www.windowschallenge.com/Finalists.html Cheers!
  • Resolved To Test

    Why is it so hard for customers to report bugs?

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    After listening to a fellow tester's experiences while trying to report bugs he'd found while using products to those products' manufacturers, I really do wonder why it is SO hard for a user to just report a bug.... Excluding the cases where the person...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2005 Videos - Come and get them...

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    If you missed MEDC and didn't sign up to the MEDC 2005 Podcast Feed then here's what you missed - we recorded over 80 video segments on site at MEDC 2005 - here's the first batch, more to come next week when we finish editing and transcoding the content...
  • Daryll McDade

    Student perspective on .NET user group

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    I'm not sure if Jeramey is a typical high school student but this review of the last WI .NET User group meeting is great. I would have thought that Design Patterns would have been completely uninteresting to a high school--shows what I know. Then again...
  • One Louder

    Into the Void

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    I love getting deliveries. Even if it's something stupid like a charger for my cell-phone, there's joy in ripping open the package. Last night, my Gaping Void t-shirt arrived from the UK. Limited edition and my certificate says my shirt is number 13 of...
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