Interview with SysInternals Guy (now MS Technical Fellow)

Here is the link to a quick 3 minute interview from the VirtualSide with Mark Russinovich, Sysinternals guy now a technical fellow at Microsoft. http://www.mseventseurope.com/downloads/teched/liveitf/vt_MarkRussinovich.wmv  

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Zune – 11 14 2006

Zune will be available in retail stores across US tomorrow. (11 14 2006). Check the cool site : http://www.zune.net    

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Measuring Success with Software Factories and VSTS- MSDN article

An article on “Measuring Success with Software Factories and Visual Studio Team System” is now available at MSDN. (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa925157.aspx). If you want to get hands on with software factories, visit www.microsoft.com/practices and you will find links to download software factories as well as for some hands on labs.

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Buying spree continues… IBM acquires FileNet

We all heard about HP ‘s plan to acquire Mercury Interactive corp. last month. Now the latest one on this buying activity is IBM acquiring FileNet.  Read more here: http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/ticker/article.asp?Symbol=US:FILE&Feed=FOOL&Date=20060811&ID=5941604

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VS 400 Differences – Some funny videos

If you haven’t seen some of the videos in this site http://www.400plusdifferences.com/ check it out. My personal favorites are #73 and #94. Enjoy!

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MSDN Technical Case Study: VSTS TFS as enterprise wide service

Microsoft just published a new technical case study on “Deploying Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server As an Enterprise-Wide Service:. Check it out here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/teamsystem/products/evidence/tech_casestudies/

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Windows Vista Upgrade options

Microsoft has published a chart detailing upgrade options for Windows Vista. Check it out here: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/upgradeinfo.mspx

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Patterns and Practices Guidance Explorer

Microsoft Patterns and Practices team released a Guidance Explorer tool. This tool allows you to find the relevant p&p guidance. You can download this tool at http://www.gotdotnet.com/codegallery/codegallery.aspx?id=bb9aecfe-56ba-4ca9-8127-44e551b90962  

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MSDN Magazine Article: 10 Common ASP.NET pitfalls

MSDN Magazine recently published an article by Jeff Prosise on “Keep Sites Running smoothly by avoiding these 10 common ASP.NET pitfalls”. If you are an ASP.NET developer or managing ASP.NET web sites, this is a must read. Check it out here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/06/07/WebAppFollies

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Priorities changing for BillG

If you have not heard about this news already, here is the link to the press release.(http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2006/jun06/06-15CorpNewsPR.mspx). BillG is going to tranisition in July 2008 to take full time responsibility at the Gates Foundation and part time responsibility at Microsoft as the Chairman and Sr Technical Advisor. What a historic news is this? The man who…

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