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  • Randy Holloway at Microsoft

    Tim Bray Joins Sun Microsystems

    Tim Bray has an excellent and thoughtful post on why he chose to work at Sun Micrososystems . Best of luck to Tim in his new endeavor. UPDATE- I received a comment that Bray's assessment of .NET is inaccurate. I think that his views on .NET represent...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    Microsoft Security Summit - Developer Sessions

    Securing Smart Client Applications This presentation takes a high-level view of Smart Client security, covering Threat Modelling, Application Deployment and Updating, and strategies for including the .NET Framework with your application. Topics include...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog


    This past weekend I took the Sloop-a-palooza class at the Center for Wooden Boats . It was a beautiful day. Warm (60 deg F) and sunny. We sat on the docks and talked about sail shape & hull hydrodynamics. The big lesson for me was about overtrimming...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    Do Kids Blog - Part 2

    Further to the discussion last week about kids blogging , my number 2 son, Billy , started his blog on the weekend. It's not much at the moment, reviews of his favourite sites, but it is certainly his voice - spelling errors and all :) And i love his...
  • Jeffrey Wall's WebLog


    I try to scan the WSJ every day. It helps me keep in touch with the world outside of technology. Today there was a good article about advertisements in blogs - and it had the word: bloggerpreneurs. What a cool word. Sorry about the big ugly URL. Ugh...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    ASP.NET Site of the Day -- Domain

    F2's property site, domain is an ASP.NET site. My wife has been spending a bit of time on the site and noticed the .ASPX extension. I had mentioned last year that F2 was moving more and more of their sites to ASP.NET . This is really cool. Way to go F2...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    Putting the tee BACK in tee dee dee

    Christian posts about the word “tests” in test driven development. He's absolutely right: we get hung up on the word all the time. Around here, every time we start talking about TDD, the testers get all nervous. “Does that mean you...
  • Buggin' My Life Away

    Coding Tricks and Interviewing

    Coding Tricks and Interviewing My post on stupid coding tricks elicited some interesting responses, both in the comments to the post and in a discussion held in the forums over in Joel’s web site. Some of the responses...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Mandatory Reading for People Reporting Bugs (Even in Newsgroups!)

    Having spent the last two years in my previous role of Test Lead in a LOT of triage meetings I found this post to be both hilarious and educational for people opening bugs. If everyone would do the opposite of the recommendations listed there when opening...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Wow, a huge FAQ for System.Web.Mail...

    From Dave Wanta, the guy behind , a detailed FAQ for the SMTP mail classes in the .NET Framework. If you are using System.Web.Mail, then you'll want to check it out:
  • FrankPr's World of Devices

    Whidbey slips - so what?

    Good comment by Scott Hanselman on why Whidbey & Yukon RTM slipping to 2005 is not the end of the world ... I like the quote: "Good, Fast, Cheap. You may choose two."
  • Dan Fernandez's Blog

    Cool App: Onfolio

    Scoble points out OnFolio . I downloaded and I think its awesome. I have a ton of favorites (300+) and I've been using Powermarks for a while now with mixed results. I downloaded, did the online tutorials and I'm up and running, sweet!
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