Windows Vista Ultimate Update (Tinker)

There is a new game included in one of the latest Vista Ultimate Update. It is a puzzle game that is really addictive. You can also record a video, within the game…


4 hours with Silverlight (and Hosting)

After watching some of the great tutorial videos in Silverlight.net I decided to play a little bit with Silverlight 2 and VS2008. It is incredible all the funcionality that offers Silverlight with a plugin of 4.5 MB (WCF, Drawing, DataBinding, Linq ….) But what is even more incredible is the productivity you get right from the…

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PDC videos

Here are the videos of the PDC. Just the week after the end of the PDC we can see all the presentations of the PDC that shows us present and future of Microsoft Development. https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/ Here we can see the presentation of Windows Azure, Windows 7, Visual Studio 10, Team Foundation, Silverlight, C# 4.0, Office…


It’s the End for Windows 3.11!!

Many people has echoed the news about extending the life of OEM Windows XP. But there is not much fuss about that Windows 3.11 is going to be discontinued in embedded in 3 months (November 1st 2008) … 16 years after its release!     John Coyne’s Embedded Blog : It’s the End for 3.11!!


Web References in Visual Studio 2008

Some guys has asked about what happened to the Web References in Visual Studio 2008. Well if we pay a little bit of attention, by default in VS2008 there is no right button over the project -> "Add Web Reference". There is a "Add Service Reference" (without Web) that means it is using a Reference…


Strong Naming Guidance Application Block for Visual Studio 2008

Enterprise Library 4.0 has been released and the Strong Naming Guidance Application Block has been removed from the EntLib, but it is available as a separate download in entlibcontrib: The direct link is here: http://www.codeplex.com/entlibcontrib/SourceControl/DownloadSourceCode.aspx?changeSetId=18160 (Note that this is not a stable release) If you are too lazy busy to download, open VS and compile…