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  • when setup isn't just xcopy

    Creating a Microsoft Open Source project on SourceForge.

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    Imagine a blog entry where I try to capture the process for creating a new project on SourceForge from Microsoft....
  • Cyrus' Blather

    SuperXPSP2TurboUltraRevivalAlphaEx3

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    Spent friday afternoon slipstreaming XP SP2 and then installing it. It was incredibly painless and the install was the same ~45 minutes that I'm used to from an XP installation. Initial thoughts are quite positive. I really liked how after the install...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Soma discusses the future of VB

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    Soma (whose name you may or may not recognize) is in a position to know a lot about the future of Visual Basic (in his own words, from his intro post... "My name is Somasegar and I run the Developer Division at Microsoft." ), so when he decides to post...
  • Richard Godfrey

    Time gentlemen please

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    Just heard a lovely quote (from a TV programme that Mrs G was watching) which I can't wait to try out for myself when I next have a meeting about a project which is over-running due to scope-creep... "Time is just nature's way of making sure everything...
  • blogs.msdn.com/brianjo

    Building Win32 Applications Using Visual C++ 2005 Express

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    A number of people have asked about building Win32 applications using the Visual C++ 2005 Express beta. I'll take you through the basic steps here and I'll try to get a more detailed page posted early this week. Building Win32 applications with...
  • Tim Sneath

    SQL Server 2005 Event in London

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    In the potentially tiny off-chance that there's an interested soul in the country who hasn't already heard me jabber on about SQL / CLR integration and Analysis Services in SQL Server 2005, I'm co-presenting a day on Yukon with a few colleagues in London...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    RSVP 2004

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    Groupthink From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Groupthink is a term coined by psychologist Irving Janis in 1972 to describe one process by which a group can make bad or irrational decisions. In a groupthink situation, each member of the group attempts...
  • Paul Fallon's WebLog

    XP SP2 -Videos, how-to topics, and more

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    Videos, how-to topics, and more can be found at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;[ln];xpsp2cnfghowto There you will find quite a comprehensive list of step-by-step directions for configuring and setting up SP2.
  • Brad Abrams

    Pet Peeve #493: Console.WriteLine ("\n")

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    I know, I know, I am an incredible nit picker, but it gives me the willies to see the hard-coded string “\n” used for newline. It works and there is no real “correctness” argument to be made here, but I just don’t like it. Here are my reasons: 1. Not...
  • Anna Liu's Weblog

    Links to resources mentioned in my TechEd presentation

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    Many thanks to Nick Lothian for reminding me this. Here are the links to cool SOA related topics that I mentioned in my TechEd presentation: Integration Patterns , Entity Aggregation whitepaper , Designing Application Managed Authorization and some general...
  • Paul Fallon's WebLog

    XP SP2 and DCOM Callbacks

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    via greggm , some of the changes in XP SP2 and DCOM Callbacks .
  • Paul Fallon's WebLog

    XP SP2 and SQL Server

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    If you use SQL Server on Windows XP, some of the changes that are incorported in XP SP2 are going to affect the installation of SQL Server. A kb article can be found at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;841249 . It outlines how to...
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