from ideas to solutions

The Latest Blog Posts
  • Peter Torr's Blog

    Blindly trusting detection tools

    Imagine I have a house cleaner that comes in once a week to clean the house. After a while I start to notice that my house smells "fishy", but my house cleaner has just the ticket -- the all-new FishBeGone (TM) cleaner & fragrance that gets rid of...
  • Windows Installer Team Blog

    InstallValidate Nulled Out My Request (Part III)

    Question Updated build of MSI not being installed despite REINSTALLMODE=vomus property? Troubleshooting Start by noticing that features that should be installed are actually listed as Advertised MSI (s) <process info>: Feature: AdminTools;...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    How to fix some 1935 errors with HRESULT 0x80070005 (access denied) when installing the .NET Framework

    I was contacted by a customer this week who could not install the .NET Framework 1.1 due to a 1935 error that was not described in my previous blog posts ( here and here for example). The exact error was the following: MSI (s) (E0:80) [12:44:29:575...
  • Office Development is more than VBA

    Mt. Rainier

    Wenn man nach Seattle (Wa.) kommt, z.B. für eine Tech Conference von MS, und ein wenig Zeit übrig hat (so 2..3 Tage), so muß man als Foto Fan einfach hinunter zum Mt. Rainier fahren. Das ist der Berg, knapp 4400 m hoch, welcher majestätisch über der Skyline...
  • Peter Torr's Blog

    What is Microsoft doing for security?

    A recent comment on the IE Blog made it pretty apparent that not everybody is aware of Microsoft's efforts around security. Michael Howard has mentioned the Security Developme n t Lifecyle before, but in case you don't want to read the entire document...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Anyone going to PDC?

    Wow, PDC is only a month away. I wanted to let you know that, yes, I will be there. My main reason for attending this year is, now that I'm officially in a marketing role, to use this time to "soak up" all the good marketing vibes and take notes on the...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    If you love RSS...

    So about all this RSS vs. Feeds naming brouhaha , what can I say? I love RSS. I've been banging on about RSS like a crazy man for last two and half years . But emotions have no place in this debate. When I first heard about the IE ...
  • Brad Abrams

    A new VB theme song?

    A co-worker just forwarded me his VB theme song… best I have heard.. Nothing like a song about a “Big Cold Beer” to make me code better in VB.. Oh, btw, VB in this case is Victoria bitter...
  • Mike Swanson's Blog

    Acrylic August 2005 CTP Exports to XAML

    The Acrylic August 2005 Community Technology Preview is now available for download (~82MB). Of particular interest to me is the new XAML export support; this makes Acrylic a very powerful tool for creating high-quality artwork for the Windows Presentation...
  • PeteL's Blog

    Web Site Syndication

    One of the things thats been on my mind for a while has been to update my web site, and make it a central point of syndication. I've got several different websites that I am contantly updating but they're all running different application, and all with...
  • Spot the Bug!

    Spot the Bug - August 16, 2005

    If you haven't taken a look at the solution to the last bug, please do so. There were 4 bugs in that short chink of code -- all of which are found in Visual Studio 2005! One is issued as a compiler warning and the other 3 are found by PREfast. Here...
  • Inside Architecture

    Enterprise Architecture Agility

    Can a strategy for Enterprise Application Integration be developed in an iterative manner? I just had a conversation with a very well respected architect who was fairly unconvinced of the positive benefits of using iterative mechanisms to create a...
Page 31860 of 35,156 (421,864 items) «3185831859318603186131862»