Scot Hanselman is joining Microsoft as Program Manager at the Developer Division. He will be mostly responsible for getting in touch with developer community and talking about .NET 3.5 and later, as well as WPF, Silverlight, CLR, DLR, IIS and more. It is good that Microsoft managed to get him on board, still it is […]
Recent changes in my life affected my blog posts rate but I will try to keep up in the next weeks. The news is that I am no longer associated with the National Academy for Software Development. I really tried to make everything I could to make it work, but I only find complete misunderstanding […]
Yesterday I finally moved to Vista.I had a lot of problems on the way and before you even start thinking about it, look at these issues part of the known issue list for running Visual Studio 2005 with elevated privileges on Vista.But before you do that have a look at this! On a completely new […]
My mailbox is flooded with spam. Current count is 1368.Something big is happening in the last few hours but it seems that is has stopped already.
Virtual PC 2007 is final. Get the Virtual PC 2007 Technical Overview (in XPS format, get viewer here) Download Virtual PC 2007. (Through Brian A. Randell’s blog)
Windows 2003 SP2 is out. This service packs fix a lot of problems in IIS 6.0, Networking, Terminal Server and more. Be aware that there are also many fixes for .NET Framework 1.1 which are not available, as far as I know, with a separate service pack for .NET Framework. This may create a lot […]
Today is the PI day and it is also the birthday of Albert Einstein. Happy birthday, Albert 🙂If by any chance you haven’t watched the movie PI, I definitely recommend it.
Microsoft SQL 2005 SP2 is released today. Full list of new features you can find at the What’s New in SQL Server 2005 SP2 page.Download it from SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 page.
In the Academy’s .NET classes, we usually create a separate application pool and run the web site under account that has access to MS SQL database. There are a few caveats to get it all running and I am so used to them that it takes a few seconds for me to resolve that kind […]
Have you heard of Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar? This is an add-in for IE 6.0 and above that allows you to track, enable and disable different elements and features of the current loaded page in IE. For example you can disable all CSS for the page and see how it looks like without it. Or […]