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  • Eric Jarvi

    The Language of Biology

    Check this out, a language for modeling biological processes: http://research.microsoft.com/displayArticle.aspx?id=711 I'm a fan of biomimicry and I think this idea of using a computer language for modeling biology is pretty cool. In fact I sometimes...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Email Response Time Expectations

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    A discussion came up in my class yesterday that was very interesting. The professor asked: How long do you expect to wait for a response from someone you email? There were varying responses from one hour to one week. What are you expectations if you email...
  • Test Guide

    Choose Your Own Adventure

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    When you're in college December and May are the big "What do I want to do with my life?" points, but once you're out in the real world January takes over this timeslot. Of course, if you really care about your career and life goals you'll be pondering...
  • Visual Studio Data

    Data Design Time Changes from VS2005 Beta 1 to Beta 2 (by yag)

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    One of the things that my team (VS Data) does is serve as a focal point around data thinking in the developer division. In addition to owning several features (database designer, query designer, parts of server explorer) and a product (Visual FoxPro)...
  • Mario Briana

    Developer Group Germany Teamblog

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    http://blogs.msdn.com/dginside/ Wer schreibt in diesem Blog? Es schreiben die sogenannten Technologieberater, im amerikanischen Sprachraum auch als Developer Evangelists bekannt. Hier handelt es sich um jene seltene Spezies von Technikern, die gleichzeitig...
  • Sam Mullis

    Manual Merge Issue Workaround in Visual Studio Team System December CTP

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    One of our CTP users reported the following in the Microsoft.Private.Whidbey.TeamSystem.Teamfoundation newsgroup : I am giving hateras a spin and am trying how the multiple checkout handles merge conflicts. So I created a merge conflict on purpose using...
  • The Web and Microsoft

    Some Good Advice From Brett Hill IIS MVP

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    I spent a good part of the morning reading IIS documentation. Besides reading some docs on IIS 7 and some of the new features and improvments I also came across some other information regarding some best practices recommended by Brett Hill for setting...
  • DC's .Net Client Blogs

    Hello World!

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    Have been reading blogs for some time now and finally decided to have one myself! Blogs is taking the world by storm (:-)) and I thought I should be a part of it too! I am an SDET with .Net Client team and have been in Microsoft for over 2 years now....
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Benford's Law

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    While I was poking through my old numeric analysis textbooks to refresh my memory for this series on floating point arithmetic, I came across one of my favourite weird facts about math. A nonzero base-ten integer starts with some digit other than zero...
  • Chris Flaat's WebLog

    VS Core video on MSDN Channel 9

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    If you want to see what some of us VS Core and MSBuild folks look like in person, there's now a Channel 9 video of many of us. We each give a brief blurb on what we do. It's about 42min in length, so if you want to be able to skip around, here's how to...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Solar Winds under Virtual PC

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    Solar Winds is a not-too-well-known game by Epic Mega. To be honest - it is not the greatest game in the world - but I enjoy playing it from time to time. It is an interesting space exploration game where you play a freelancing mercenary. However its...
  • One Louder

    Blogs...bringing people together

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    I didn't do a good job of staying in touch with my college friends post-graduation. I graduated during a recession and wasn't really sure where I was going to end up. The job market in LA was pretty tough. Anyway, I do really wish I had done a better...
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