Daylight Savings Time and Windows Mobile

One of the advantages of using a mobile phone running Windows Mobile is that you no longer need to be bothered with remembering to adjust the clock when daylight savings time changes. At 3AM this morning here in Sweden we put the clock back to 2AM, so last night my wife and I spent 15…


Team Foundation Server Webcasts in November

Marcus lists a few upcoming webcasts in November related to Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team System. Rob Caron also lists an additional webcast. To me the most interesting webcasts are: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server HOW TO: Plan for, Install, and Configure Thursday, November 16, 2006 2:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)…


BizTalk Server 2004 SP2

Service Pack 2 for BizTalk Server 2004 has just been released! Read about List of bugs that are fixed in BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 2 and download Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 2. Download, test, deploy and enjoy!


An Advantage for SourceSafe over Team Foundation Server

Having worked with Visual SourceSafe (VSS) since the mid-90s, first as a developer working at an ISV and then for the last seven years as a consultant at Microsoft, I have grown quite fond of this application. SourceSafe has always been there for me when I have needed a Source Control System (SCS) and it’s easily…


Ramping up on Team Foundation Server – Some Guidance

Recently my effort to ramp Team Foundation Server (TFS) has been intensified due to that I will start a new project this week where I plan to use Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) and TFS , but I have also been assigned to hold a training in December on how to use VSTS and TFS…


Validating XML Digital Signatures with References Using Unrecognized URI Prefixes

During the last few month I have been working on and off on a solution which implements security features for a larger project, part of this work has been to create a wrapper around the XML Digital Signature functionality of .NET Framework 2.0. I thought that I would share a solution to a problem related…


Summary of BizTalk Server Documentation Updates

Below is a summary of documentation updates that has been published during the last three months. I would just like to add a link to the page that contain the new code samples.   Core Documentation | Download The BizTalk Server 2006 Help is updated every two weeks and posted in downloadable chm. format. Check out the…


An outside-of-Visual-Studio-BizTalk Explorer

Are you using BizTalk Server 2004 and discuss if Visual Studio should be installed on production server? Then I’ve got the tool for you! More than once I’ve had discussions with customers about the need to use Visual Studio to manage BizTalk Server 2004 solutions. There is no absolute need to use Visual Studio but…