A lot of snow around Seattle

It has been heavily snowing for more than a week. I cleaned my driveway four times already, each time removing a foot of snow – good excercise :-). However, our street was only plowed once 🙁 so one really needs a high clearance car to get out. It is snowing every year and yet city…


Russian VS 2008 SP1 has been released

Пакет обновления 1 (SP1) Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (установщик) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=ru&FamilyID=fbee1648-7106-44a7-9649-6d9f6d58056e This is a coordinated release with Russian for SQL, MSDN, and the Orcas SP1 RUS Library.


Why there is no spell checking in Design view?

Some folks asked why VS 2008 and VWD Express 2008 do not have “live” spell checking like Expression Web or SharePoint Designer 2007? Designer is shared with Expression Web and hence code must be there, right? Correct. But there are licensing issues. Office spell checker and dicitonaries are not 100% Microsoft products (you can see…


Where is Mikhail?

I have been posting in our team blog primarily. Maybe I should have cross posted, but I didn’t. I will probably continue posting major articles on the team blog and redirect my blog to more technical subjects. Meanwhile, I hope you discovered that spell checker has been updated.