Visual Studio Code Metrics

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Visual Studio will finally get built-in support for generating code metrics for project and solutions. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait until Orcas officially ships, but it is part of the latest March CTP release (Virtual PC image or self-extracting install). Again, as with the integrated FxCop analysis, this will... Read more

GotDotNet shutting down!

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The Microsoft sponsored GotDotNet developer community site is shutting down! All of the functionality will be phased out by July 2007, so there isn’t much time left. According to the announcement, Microsoft is phasing out GotDotNet for the following reasons: Eliminate redundant functionality between GDN and other community... Read more

Community Credit

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A while ago I posted a entry about Community Credit. I don’t remember what the membership count was when I joined, but it’s almost at 7000 members now! I don’t know if there is an official record of the most number of new users in a day, but... Read more

Daylight Savings Time for Developers

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I know several other people who received an email from Microsoft late last week titled “Important Daylight Savings Time Update for Developers”. As far as I know, none of us are exaclty sure why we recieved these emails but we all figured that at some point we signed up for... Read more

Programming WCF Services

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A new book on WCF was just published by Juval Lowy at IDesign. For those of you that don’t know, Juval is Microsoft’s Regional Director for the Silicon Valley area and has helped in the internal strategic design... Read more