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  • Trish Putnam's BabbleBox

    Studying for MCAD Exams

    Microsoft certifications can be rather tough sometimes, even when you're dealing with subject matter that you use every day. In the current instance, I'm reviewing for exam 70-315, which is "Developing and Implementing Web Applications with Microsoft...
  • Trish Putnam's BabbleBox

    Wow, it's been a long time!

    I hadn't intended to totally abandon blogging, but it's certainly been a long time, after a rather busy year and a half, and a major organizational shift last year. The change in groups resulted in me continuing to test the same product I was testing...
  • David L's Blog

    Demo of Visual Studio 2005 Team System Beta 2

    If you're: A) Based in Melbourne, Australia B) Interested in VSTS 2005 B2 C) Are free on the 8th of June @ 12pm D) All of the above Then please join me for a lap around the latest Beta 2 of VSTS 2005. I'll be taking everyone through a sample...

    Finally saw a cool Windows XP commercial...

    I've seen Star Wars twice already, so tonight I'm watching The Science of Star Wars on the Discovery Channel. This commercial comes on and I think to myself, man I wish we would do an ad like that. It was about a girl making an album after a breakup....
  • Junfeng Zhang's Musing

    Using GAC

    I still get questions about whether to use GAC or not. People point to me Chris Sells's article Avoid the GAC . Chris' article does not represent Microsoft's official stand. We recommend people to put assemblies to GAC whenever make sense.
  • Betsy Aoki's WebLog

    Self-righteous only works if you are the only one who is right

    So I will admit my Blog Queen dander is up. Mostly because I haven't had a sane work week since last year, and some of that's been Gotdotnet, but of late it's been blog work, working with Telligent on bugfixes and features that Microsoft employee bloggers...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Defining an Imagine Cup region

    In case you read the Regional results below and wondered how Boston U could end up in the Northwest Region, or University of Hawaii Manoa in the Mid-Atlantic reason, here's the answer: The names are just a fun way to break up the competition into smaller...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Imagine Cup - mobile graffiti

    John Gibby and Peter Pesti of Georgia Tech are presenting their application called "mGraffiti", which is all about using a mobile device to apply "graffiti", or personal notes and comments, about key spots (like your work building, favorite restaurant...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    The official Imagine Cup US Finals info

    You know you're official when you get up on Microsoft PressPass! For lots of great stuff about this 2-day event in Redmond, take a look at this site . Including: Student bios and project abstracts (plus some of their photos) Image gallery...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Imagine Whirlwind

    This year's competition is just a whirlwind compared to last year. In 2004's US Imagine Cup we hosted 4 regional competitions around the country, then the top 2 teams from each advanced to the US Finals at TechEd San Diego. Those 8 teams spent an afternoon...
  • Chris Smith's completely unique view

    Bootstrapper install-time testing

    A discussion of our Virtual Server testing and how we deal with network restrictions...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Regional results!

    The regional results for the US Software Design are listed below. The first place team for each region is now presenting again. Keep checking the blog for updates. School - Team West Region 1st Place: Carnegie Mellon University – SmartCare 2nd...
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