Visual Studio Project MRU Utility now open source

Michael Kennedy, who wrote a useful utility for managing the recent project list on the Visual Studio home page, gave me a heads up that he’s taken the project open source. It’s now available on CodePlex, and you can install it via ClickOnce, or download the source. Thanks again, Michael!


I’ve been playing with some newer web tools lately, including some blog/CMS software (which I’ll write about later) and one of my new favorites, a Silverlight-based photo gallery control called Slide.Show. Slide.Show, written by the folks at Vertigo Software, is a highly-configurable control for organizing and displaying photos on the web. It’s Silverlight-based, which gives…


Microsoft opens game IP

This sounds pretty cool. More opportunities for creative mashups using familiar characters: GAMEFEST: Landmark legal move allows consumers free use of Halo, Forza and Viva Piñata assets in homebrew works After announcing the 2.0 version of XNA Game Studio during Gamefest’s keynote, XNA general manager Chris Satchell also revealed that the company had made an…