I was playing around with building scripted objects in Second Life and ran across a function to pull text from the web. I thought it might be neat to create Live Messenger buddy object in Second Life that showed whether I was online or offline. I figured I could query the Windows Live Presence API…
June 26 – October 31 2007 http://www.theingenuitypoint.com/main/default.aspx Microsoft is holding a contest to showcase applications written for healthcare, clean technology, and education. Just looking through the People’s Choice Gallery… some neat entries and pretty good odds of winning a trip to France.
http://members.microsoft.com/careers/search/details.aspx?JobID=DCDAF7C0-9826-4DD3-B8AD-11B7F4EC41E1 Drop me a note with your resume if you are interested!
My friend Burzin Patel co-authored a book on SQL Server. Get all your SQL Server knobs turned in the right direction with this book.
Eugene Asahara has launched SoftCodedLogic.com. The same idea of soft coding UI and data has been extended to program logic. Eugene’s implementation is a clever update to prolog to bring it into the world of SQL, XML, and .NET.
My colleague, Vince Maraia, has come out with a book on configuration management called The Build Master.
Jim Owen, a Technical Account Manager at Microsoft, made a clever song using keyboards and the Windows sounds. Have a listen.
Are you gosu with .NET? Email me your resume. I’ll get the full job description posted on the microsoft.com careers site soon. Deep .Net development expertise n C#, J# if possible n Extensive experience with performance testing and optimization of .Net applications, and ASP.Net on IIS optimization o Profiling o Debugging with symbols and trouble…
Web Queries in Excel let you grab tabular data off of a web page without writing any code or messing with web services. I use this feature all the time as a manager trying to grab internal business data off of many different systems in order to analyze it. In this example, I build a…
Check it out. One of the most brilliant people I know: http://weblogs.asp.net/eugenea