Windows Live Writer CTP

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I have been a big fan of Windows Live Writer since it was first available, and that continues with the latest CTP release. There have been a lot of changes between the last beta and this CTP, including some much needed UI improvements and new features, including: Upload... Read more

BOF864 - Code Style and Standards

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If you’re at TechEd Developers 2008, be sure to check out my Birds of a Feather session tomorrow night (6/4) at 7:45 PM. Here are the details: Read more

Microsoft Community Summit 2008 ]inbetween[

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If you’re going to TechEd Developer or IT Pro this year,  be sure to come out to the Microsoft Community Summit 2008 (also known as ]inbetween[ or the TechEd Tweener Weekend, since it’s in between the two events). This is a 2-day free event hosted by the Florida user... Read more

Racing Balloon

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My friend and fellow MVP Richard has a unique project that he started to help raise money for one of his local primary school’s swimming pool repair fund, which needs to raise £40K. He’s running a balloon race, which is being combined with Microsoft Virtual Earth to allow people... Read more

Null Object pattern

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I’ve been trying to catch up on my reading and came across this post by Fredrik Normén where he raises the question about returning null or using the Null Object pattern. Interestingly enough, last month while I was in Seattle for the 2008 MVP Summit I had... Read more