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  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    Did you know… How to create Task List shortcuts

    Under Edit – Bookmarks, you’ll see a disabled “Add Task List Shortcut” menu item.  This menu item becomes available whenever the task list is opened (and you’re in a project).  Bring up the Task List – View – Other Windows – Task List ...
  • .NET Security Blog

    Configuring the TrustManager

    I've been working on the CLR side of ClickOnce pretty much from the beginning. In fact, since I started working with it, I can count at least 3 major design revisions and countless minor tweaks. I believe that of all the people on the CLR team, I've been...
  • .NET Security Blog

    A New Machine

    About 2 weeks ago my main office machine died, taking with it all of my current work, and my blog post information. Getting the replacement to my office, setup, and running has been, well, a somewhat interesting saga involving lost emails, delayed deliveries...
  • Antimail

    When CoCreateInstance returns 0x80080005 (CO_E_SERVER_EXEC_FAILURE)

    A sneaky error The following post summarizes my personal experience with a subtle COM error. CO_E_SERVER_EXEC_FAILURE (0x80080005) is an error which can be randomly returned by CoCreateInstance() if you are using an out-of-process COM server. As far...
  • James Newkirk's Blog

    NUnit Converter V0.2 is on GotDotNet

    I have posted an early version (0.2) of a conversion program. The program converts C# NUnit code into tests compatible with Visual Studio 2005 Team System. It is an early version - there is still much work to do. See the release notes for what is converted...
  • Deven Kampenhout's Tech Blog

    Visual Web Developer Express 2005

    If you want to get a look at the new version of ASP.Net which is now in Beta 2, a great way to get started is to download Visual Web Developer Express 2005. It can be downloaded for free from , and acts as an entry level to the Visual...
  • Eugenio Pace

    CAB training event in Redmond

    We are pleased to announce a 2 day, instructor-led training event for the upcoming Composite UI Application Block (CAB) in Redmond, WA, USA. When? Monday, July 25th (Introduction & key subsystems) – Tuesday, July 26th. (drill down and roadmap)...
  • Richard Seroter - SoCal BizTalk Musings

    Favorite New Things In Commerce Server 2006

    We're starting to release more information on the upcoming Commerce Server 2006 release, and three of my favorite new things are: BizTalk Adapters. We're providing out-of-the-box adapters to the Order, Catalog, Inventory and Profile subsystems....
  • Windows CE Base Team Blog

    CeLog corruption

    Posted by: Sue Loh CeLog file corruption is a squirrely problem I haven't tracked down a reason for yet. I have never had a device that produced corruption for me, not in any reproducible manner (if ever, I can't remember hitting corruption myself...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    My autobiography from a former life? – Bread Givers

    Bread Givers – from the back cover “Sara Smolinsky was the daughter…” My maiden name is “Smolensky”, but close enough. At my UMass internship many years ago, I meet this one student in the dorm who was really taken aback by my name. She keeps asking...
  • dangriff's WebLog

    Does Google suck?

    Try this search in both and who is the vice president of the usa? Okay, I'll spoil it - MSN returns the (correct) current VP, right at the top, based on their builtin encyclopedia lookup feature. Google...
  • Eric Jarvi

    ASP.NET 2.0

    Here's a good starting point for ramping up on ASP.NET 2.0:
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