Zune now supported on Vista!

Yay! I was one of those who thought it was pretty lame that we launched the Zune without support for Vista (even though Vista is not yet available to consumers), in part because of course I’m running Vista. So it’s great that Vista is now an officially supported OS for the Zune. And, yes, I…


ASP.NET AJAX RC available!

Get it here:  http://ajax.asp.net/ (direct downloads here)


PDC ’07 Dates Announced!

The next Professional Developers Conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA on October 2nd-5th, 2007, with pre-conference dates September 30th-October 1st. Mark your calendars! http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/pdc/


The Eagle Has Landed!

Thanks to everyone for their kind wishes and prayers. On Monday of this week, just 15 days after he was born, we were able to bring our son John home from the NICU. By all accounts, this was a remarkably short stay for a child born this early, and I know that we can credit…


Big John Update

I wanted to write a quick note to say THANKS to everyone who commented or emailed to offer their good wishes or prayers for our son, John (nicknamed “Big John” by my wife). I will eventually have time to respond to emails, etc., but figured that a quick blog post was better than no response…


Blog hiatus

Hi all, A quick personal note…I will probably not be posting very much over the next few weeks. My wife and I were blessed this weekend with a new baby boy, our second, and it’s a bad news / good news kinda thing. The bad news is that he was in a bit of a…


AJAX Debugging Just Got Easier

Nikhil Kothari, who’s one of the brains behind many things ASP.NET, has just released an update to a cool utility he calls the WebDevelopmentHelper. WebDevelopmentHelper allows you to inspect the HTTP requests being sent to and from a web application, which can be very helpful in troubleshooting when something’s going wrong. Nikhil’s now added support…


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