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  • Alex Barnett's blog

    What does is mean to have the 'best programmers'?

    Joel Spolky's article 'Hitting the High Notes' asks whether it makes sense to talk about having the 'best programmers?'. He provides some interesting data showing how some programmers can crank the code out 70% to 250% faster than others for the same...
  • Windows Core Networking

    Say Hello to HTTP API Version 2.0

    With Longhorn Vista Beta 1 comes a new API for http.sys, HTTP API Version 2.0 , which includes boatload of new features: Logging , Authentication , Bandwidth management , Timeouts , Connection Limits , Caching and more. -- Ari Pernick (arip)
  • A little bit of everything

    Speed up Outlook 2003 e-mail delivery

    I have had the opportunity to use a Windows Mobile 5.0 device with the Messaging and Security Feature Pack for Windows Mobile 5.0. This includes a new feature called Direct Push (you can read more about that here:
  • Buck Hodges


    The dogfood system is now based on the July CTP (it's nearly the same). Surprisingly, we had to fix the NIC setting on the production dogfood server. This time we knew where to look when we saw terrible data transfer rates from the server. Rather than...
  • Ravi Rao's Blog

    Make the hard disks HARD!

    One of the problems I face today is figuring out where to store my important documents. I always store them on my hard disk, and tended to resist the temptation of storing it on a server or on multiple machines (because I can never keep them in sync)...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    Escape from Yesterworld : Enough Already, Yes I Have Seen It

    If I get another person sending me a link to the Escape Yesterworld site I will scream. Of course I have seen it, what do you think I do live in a cave or something!!! Yes, it's funny. Yes, it's viral. Yes, I get the joke. Check it out at http...
  • GerardoDada

    Imagine Cup 10:30 AM update - 3 1/2 hours to go!

    About a hour ago the IT competitors were judged on their ability to meet a technical challenge. Amazingly all six passed with flying colors. We designed the competition to be super-hard. Basically they are building the whole infrastructure for a company...
  • Ravi Rao's Blog

    It's Windows Vista time!

    So, they announced the name. I must say I'm not particularly fond of it, but then I didn't like XP or Windows 2000 as names either; I guess names just tend to grow on you. Beta 1 just got released, and it has been one phenomenal release. I'll have...
  • jeff's WebLog

    i can't trust the interwebatron

    One problem I have noticed with using the Web to find certain quotes is that there are often several incorrect versions floating around. For example, what did Homer really say ? I have also noticed this problem with the "memorable quotes" section of imdb...
  • Ozzie Rules Blogging

    Top End Tour Part II -Looking at October this time

    Hello, Looing to repeat my top end tour - this time on VSTS (probably sneak peak of the Visual Studio 2005 launch material) Tentative schedule looking like Oct 3 Sunshine Coast Oct 4 Bundaberg Oct 5 MacKay? Oct 6 Townsville If you...
  • VolkerW's WebLog

    NASA Suspending Shuttle Program Over Foam Debris

    Even more stuff to worry about and again not work related. I guess I should use my private blog (that nobody reads and I haven't used very much [once]). Today in the NY Times you can read an article about the latest NASA mishaps. They picked up where...
  • vs2005news's WebLog

    Give Feedback on MSDN Forums RSS and New Post UI

    The MSDN Forums team is looking for feedback regarding the future direction of their RSS Feeds. Let them know what types of feed you want and how you want those feeds to look . They would also like feedback on a concept design for the new post UI designed...
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