Correcting Grammar for Microsoft Products and Technology

I see book authors, editors, bloggers, press, team members, and occasionally even a VP misspell our products, technologies, and features that I thought I would build and maintain a list of the correct capitalization and spelling of the most commonly misspelled Microsoft products and technologies. Sources: Internal site (brandtools) and the Microsoft Trademarks Web site….


Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 Cheat Sheet

  Hey folks, Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 is now available for the world to download and here’s your cheat sheet of links you’ll want to know about Download: Visual Studio Team System Beta 1, Web installer, VSTS Beta 1 ISO, .NET Framework 4.0 Beta 1  Readme: VSTS Readme Installation Tips & Tricks: Be sure to…


Settings1.Designer.cs Bug: Multiple settings files

I ran into this bug today which was unfortunately closed as can’t repro. I was renaming some AppSettings variable names (right click on a Project’s  Properties and go to the Settings tabs) and deleting some other settings, when I did a Search/Replace for the entire solution and somehow wound up with a duplicate Settings.Designer.cs file…