Monthly Archives: July 2007

Orcas IDE Feature – Sort and Remove Usings

This little tidbit came from ScottGu and although a small tidbit, it is a great new feature in the upcoming Orcas IDE.  You can now not only sort your ‘using’s but you can remove unused ‘using’s!

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Intel’s Kentsfield hit the streets!

Intel has taken their dual-core technology and put two dual-core ICs into one CPU.  Now it’s hitting the streets!  The motherboards that support it are also just now hitting the streets so my guess is that quad-core systems will hit … Continue reading

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Acropolis CTP is now available

The tools are coming along a light speed and now the CTP of Microsoft’s component and toolset for building modular, business focused, client .NET application is now available.  This set of components help you build both Windows Forms and WPF … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 with Go Live License!!!

The VS team has been quite busy and VS2008 and .Net 3.5 are now feature complete and the Beta 2 is now available for download and get this: it comes with a Go Live License!!! The Visual Studio 2008 Express … Continue reading

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Running Vista – “out of Memory” error???

Vista is a great O/S regardless of the so called ‘popular’ opinion.  The security is improved greatly.  But with every new O/S there are things to learn, do or tweak.  Anyone running Vista for any length of time has run … Continue reading

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HPC clusters starting to run Windows, not Linux

It’s finally happening!

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The News…

I know that it’s been quiet on the blog lately.  I’ve been buried in a heavy sprint.  I’m really doing well with it, but it doesn’t leave much time for posting.  It will get better soon.  For now, here’s just … Continue reading

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Legalized Computer Terrorism????

A company called WabiSabiLabi has put up an eBay like web site to sell security exploits claiming that that it would ensure that researchers be paid fairly for their work and that less exploits would end up in the hands … Continue reading

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X A M L – the transition has begun!

You readers know how much I believe in XAML and libraries such as Silverlight.  People are really latching on to these display platforms and doing amazing thing!  Now we have companies that are starting to offer conversion tools that convert … Continue reading

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RE: the simple things…

Maybe it’s because I do quite a bit of mentoring, but sometimes I come across an article that explains a topic very well and very simply.  I know that anyone that deals with ASP.Net Grid controls already knows this but … Continue reading

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