Iconic daredevil Evel Knievel dies at 69 – Yahoo! News

What a sad, sad day… I remember as a kid watching Evel on TV.  We were always amazed at what he could do, and what he attempted to do.  For Christmas one year, I received an Evel Knievel motorcycle toy and van – the motorcycle fit in the back, and you could make him travel…


.NET Web Product Roadmap (ASP.NET, Silverlight, IIS7)

Some very important stuff announced today on Scott Guthrie’s blog around the collective futures of ASP.NET, Silverlight and IIS7.  You should read the whole post to get all the details, but here are some of the key, important points: Silverlight 1.1 has now become Silverlight 2.0 There were many of us hoping this would happen,…


Computer Randomly Plays Classical Music

Although I never actually encountered the problem described in this KB article, a friend of mine sent this to me to remind me how important it is to have a good sense of humor when developing software… Computer Randomly Plays Classical Music Technorati Tags: Fun,KB,Microsoft


Visual Studio 2008 InstallFest Update

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been mentioning the Visual Studio 2008 InstallFest parties on my blog and have received a lot of great questions and comments about it.  Here’s the latest version of "what’s what" on the InstallFest, including what’s going to happen, when it’s going to happen, and what you can do to…


Silverlight 1.1 Tools Alpha just went up for VS2K8 RTM

Phil Wheat just posted that the update to the Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 RTM just became available.  All of you who jumped on the RTM once it was available soon found that you could no longer use the Silverlight project templates!  Luckily, the new bits are available now, and I can say that…


Goodbye Mr. Click-To-Activate

I’m not sure how I missed this one, but for those of you not following Tim Heuer’s blog, he’s recently blogged about an announcement from Pete LePage of the Internet Explorer team about an update to Internet Explorer that will eliminate those "Click to Activate" messages that have been annoying us for what seems like…


Texas vs. A&M – Big 12 Football

As a graduate of The University, we always look forward to the Texas vs. Texas A&M game on Thanksgiving.  This year, I was a little surprised to find out that the game is actually not on Thanksgiving, like it was when I was in school, but is now (at least this year) the day after….


Happy Thanksgiving!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!!! Here’s wishing you and yours a very happy, healthy, fun and full-filling Thanksgiving!    GO TEXAS – BTHOOAM!!!


Expression Video Contest

My good friend, and Expression Web MVP Cheryl Wise has launched an Expression Video Contest over on her blog.  The basic premise is this – you create a tutorial video for one of the products in Expression Suite, and enter it in her contest for a chance to win a full version of Expression Studio. …


Another great reason to attend MIX08

With a tagline like this, who wouldn’t want to attend MIX08? Sign up today, before all your friends make fun of you for waiting too long to register… Technorati Tags: MIX08,GuyKawasaki,SteveBallmer