The Birth of the CLR

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I recently came across the blog of Patrick Dussud, who is the lead architect of the CLR/UIFX group. His first (and currently only post) discusses his role in the birth of the .NET CLR. There is a link to a mailing list archive that also gives some more... Read more

Can a Manager Be a Techie and Survive?

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Computerworld recently ran an article titled “Can a Manager Be a Techie and Survive?“ In it, the author presents the view that it is the only way. I agree with her up to a point. In both my opinion and the author’s opinion, those who manage techies must have... Read more

Vista Goes Gold!

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Earlier today Microsoft announced that Vista is finally complete, after over 5 years of work. Expect to see it hit the consumer and small-business market by the end of January 2007. Large companies will have access to it by the end of the month. For more details, read the... Read more

.NET Framework 3.0 is here

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Earlier today Microsoft released the newest version of the .NET Framework. If you have any previous beta versions installed, you must uninstall them before installing the final release. Make sure to install the Visual Studio 2005 extensions for .NET Framework 3.0 (WCF & WPF), November 2006 CTP as... Read more

TechEd 2007, back in Orlando

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Just noticed this, apparently it was announced several weeks ago, but TechEd 2007 is now back in Orlando instead of New Orleans. Microsoft has made the difficult decision not to hold TechEd 2007 in New Orleans. With this event drawing a large number of attendees from around the... Read more