Port 25 has some video up to coincide with the powershell (monad) release: http://port25.technet.com/archive/2006/11/14/powershell-released-an-interview-with-architect-jeffrey-snover.aspx  


Cool project of the day: “ Photosynth takes a large collection of photos of a place or object, analyzes them for similarities, and displays them in a reconstructed 3-Dimensional space.”  http://labs.live.com/photosynth/default.html   

VSTA released

If you’re into app customization — “Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) was released as an integrated component of the 2007 Office system earlier this week and is now available to both Office developers and ISVs!” http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/extend/vsta/    

protest: the tester’s box

[protest] First off, business reality dictates that as unique and individual as we all are, for someone in every company (let’s pick someone in HR), the job of a tester boils down to a black box.  Job descriptions often read like a “spec” of what inputs and outputs are hooked up to the job.  Maybe…

VSTS Tip: No Late Fees on Channel 9

FYI – just got word that VSTS has its own category on Channel 9 making it easier to browse through what’s available, here are the links: VSTS All [ Web ] VSTS Videos [ Web | RSS ] VSTS Screencasts [ Web | RSS ]

protest: the status wiki

[protest] Over the past year or so I arrived at a nice way to report status that finally works for me, and has earned its keep in the protest system.  The way this works is just set up a private wiki page for just you and your management chain.  I am lucky to have access to…

protest: bug tracking basics

[protest] There are tons of interesting queries you can do with a decent bug database (subliminal message:  buy TFS).   Managers and leads have all sorts of ways of looking at the data.  And it can be entertaining to pull out gems from your bug database every now and then just like Google and MSN Search hacks can…

CERT Secure Coding Standards

“This web site exists to support the development of secure coding standards for commonly used programming languages such as C and C++. ” https://www.securecoding.cert.org/confluence/display/seccode/CERT+Secure+Coding+Standards  

application responsiveness

Joe Duffy just got an application responsiveness article posted at Dr. Dobbs that’s worth reading: http://www.bluebytesoftware.com/blog/PermaLink,guid,b25572f1-ff84-4acb-865c-112b5d21af00.aspx