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  • Mikhail Arkhipov (MSFT)'s WebLog

    Lossless music online

    Apparently Smithsonian Global Sound offers tons of world music in both MP3 at 128 Kbps and FLAC . Grateful Dead is also now available in FLAC at a reasonable price such as $23.50 for four CDs . Good sign, hopefully major online music stores will eventually...
  • Guoqiang Wu's Blog

    Updates on CSBlogger and source code release

    Some minor bug fixes are made. As always, the new build can be downloaded here . The source code is also posted there upon requests. You will find the source for the Community Server 1.0 edition under the "CS1.0" sub folder.   In the future, I might...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Developing VM-Typer (new series)

    The other weekend I was playing around with Virtual Server - and installing Windows Server 2003 in a virtual machine. When I got to the stage where I needed to enter a product key - I thought: "How annoying - I wish there was an easy way to just copy...
  • mszCool's thoughts and cents revealed

    Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 with WeFly247

    As you probably know Beta 2 is shipping as DVD-Box around the world now. It also includes the WeFly247 trainings DVD. If you have any feedback or questions to my recordings on the DVD (I have done the whole XML and Security track as well as some of the...
  • Brad Abrams

    Morning Edition on Blogging

    NPR’s Morning Edition ( RSS ) has a good spot on blogging this morning . It reminded me of a debate Peter and I had about blogging a while back. Does blogging take more deep thinking than other forms of public writing (articles, books, etc) or less? ...
  • Roberdan

    Bill Gates on The New World of Work

    Over the past decade, software has evolved to build bridges between disconnected islands of information and give people powerful ways to communicate, collaborate and access the data that's most important to them. But the software challenges that lie ahead...
  • VolkerW's WebLog

    BYOB64 (3.5)

    Now back to reality. (Incited by my last attempt ,) Ryan Hoffman clearly does better. Here 's how.
  • The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

    The E-vils of E-mail

    A Microsoft executive once had the greatest answer for what he does for a living: “Delete E-Mail”. It’s good to know that I am doing executive-level work. Now, let me preface this by saying I truly believe e-mail is a wonderful medium. It is still how...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    Did you know… how to access a tool window’s toolbars from the keyboard

    A few tool windows include access to their toolbars in their tab order (so you can press Tab and reach it), like the Properties Window, but most do not.  Most of our tool windows use the MSOCommandBars for the toolbars which don’t allow you to tab...
  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    MEDC 2005: Pictures

    These are what I got from the event - you may spot that I'm not renowned for my photographic ability! Day 1 - registration in progress. Dave Goon from the UK Laura from the UK. Chill out area. Keynote room filling up fast. Bill in full...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Completely Rethinking the Web

    Dirk Knemeyer has written an intriguing article over at Digital Web Magazine, 'Completely Rethinking the Web' . Dirk's view is that the purist web-only interface approach is a design constraint that needs to be removed when designing e-commerce interfaces...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    Did you know… How to stop a background Find?

    On the Find Results tool windows, there’s a toolbar icon called “Stops a background Find”, in case you need to cancel the find (or you’ve already found what you are looking for). Happy Visual Studio’ing!
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