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  • Rakesh's Blog

    Quality or Quantity

    I have to agree that in the recent weeks as more and more people have started using C++ CD, we have observed a spike in our incoming bug rate. I had a discussion with my Program Manager over lunch yesterday about how we should manage our C++ CD deliverable...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    Old office; new office

    I got to switch offices recently. Just moved a few down the hall, but the new one has a view of trees & bushes, instead of concrete & steel. Here's a picture of the old office, with Bob watching over me: Wow, it's really clear why...
  • The Wayward WebLog

    Travelling on Business

    I suppose you are wondering why the posts have been coming more infrequent, put up at irregulars hours, especially after that burst of activity in June. I suppose you are thinking that I'm losing my touch, or I just don't care as much as I once did. I...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    XP Embedded is powering unmanned aircraft

    I found this really cool article this morning about a project at Cornell University where they're building an unmanned aircraft with onboard embedded control systems that are running XP Embedded - check it out at
  • Mikhail Arkhipov (MSFT)'s WebLog

    Compiler nanny, take 2.

    I found a better way than to use a function which I described earlier . The drawback of the function was that in some cases it requred the function to exist even in retail bits. So, now I do static volatile bool s_fFalse = false; #define ASSERT...
  • Anna Liu's Weblog

    My first TechEd Australia presentation!

    I wish I had a lot more time to spend at TechEd... the dreadful thing was due to existing customer work commitments, I had to fly into Canberra Thursday, give my presentation on Realising Service Oriented Architecture, and fly out! I didn't even have...
  • Luca Bolognese's WebLog

    I'm really an old, almost fat, beach volley player...

    I used to play a lot, back in Italy. We would come out from work, go to the beach, play two or three hours, swim a bit and then go out for the night. This would happen about every day. We took it awfully seriously. We would go to the Italian national...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Web Pages That Suck -

    To be honest, I'm not sure what Vincent Flander's is going on about at . He mentions a redesign on the homepage : "This page makes the Daily Sucker because it talks about how they've improved by redesigning...
  • David Waddleton's Geek Speak

    Geek Speak: InstallFest !!!

    Jay Sawyer and I , both Microsoft Developer Evangelist, had a LoadFest, which was sponsored by the Houston .NET Users Group ( HDNUG ). You are probably thinking what is a LoadFest. Well you take a bunch of developers and guide them through the installation...
  • Buggin' My Life Away

    AppleScript and VBA: the Story of Sid and Nancy

    In the few spare moments I’ve had over the past several weeks, I’ve followed some discussions of Word and AppleScript both in the comments to my earlier post and in the Microsoft newsgroups. A particularly good discussion, with input from...
  • Rob Caron

    New Team System Stuff - 2004-08-04

    Still getting caught-up after being out for a day or so... John Lawrence , a dev manager on Visual Studio Team System , tries out the new Team System (Burton) Wiki : My first wiki edit Someone on the recently created internal Burton bloggers...
  • The Old New Thing

    The oft-misunderstood /3GB switch

    It's simple to explain what it does, but people often misunderstand....
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