NewsGator Plug-In for Community Server

I have created a workspace on GotDotNet for this plug-in. The code that is up there is pretty much just a proof of concept code. While it works there is no plug-in documentation or code documentation. I do plan to update this later in the week, but for now I do not have the time…


Get your Student Flash via RSS right in VS

If you hate the inconvenience of toggling between your Visual Studio IDE and a browser or RSS aggregator, then check out this freeware RSS reader plugin for SharpTools 2.0. Now you can keep up on Student Flash and all your favoriate Microsoft bloggers right inside your Visual Studio dev environment. (link courtesy of Greg @…


Shared Source Projects from Microsoft

Josh Ledgard has a great blog entry where he talks about shared source project by Microsoft employees. He provides links to a bunch of them. Take a look. Perhaps you’ll find something useful and want to join the community around one of these projects. Alfred (Microsoft)


Malware removal tool from Microsoft

Microsoft just posted a malicious software removal tool. You can also get this installed on your system via Windows Update. -Kevin


Version 2.0 of Paint.NET available for free download

As mentioned on Rick Brewster’s blog, Paint.NET v2.0 is now available for download.  Paint.NET is an image and photo manipulation program that was coded in C# by students at Washington State University.  Check out the screenshots. -James (Cal. State University, Long Beach)


Find anything, anywhere, fast!

Finals are almost over so now what are you going to do?  How about some nice beta software to play with in time for the holidays?  Check out the MSN Toolbar Suite beta. -James (Cal. State University, Long Beach)


Could you survive The Code Room?

Three MSDN event attendees are taken to an inner-city warehouse, equipped with a partially-charged laptop, and tasked with designing and developing an e-commerce Web site in a matter of hours.  Watch the fun and learn about ASP.NET v2.0 at the same time.  The Code Room is great when you need to take a break from…


Don Box on technical presentations and nudity

Ian Ceicys informed me about a great Channel 9 video where Don Box talks about his philosophy on giving a good presentation.  A must watch video since we all give presentations in class and elsewhere on campus. -James (Cal. State University, Long Beach)


FREE fun for Windows XP

Get the Winter Fun Pack 2004 and have more fun with Windows XP this winter season!  Spice up your music, photos and more with amazing holiday visualizations, skins, powertoys and other fun add-ons.  The Winter Fun Pack 2004 includes: Holiday visualizations, skins and PowerToys for Windows Media Player 10. Winter Fun Wallpaper Changer and Holiday…


Does your app think in ink? ArtRage does!

Ambient Design Ltd., creator of ArtRage, is the $100,000 grand prize winner of the Microsoft Tablet PC Does Your Application Think in Ink? contest.  It is a competition challenging developers to utilize the Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Software Developer Kit (SDK) 1.7 to create new applications or ink-enable existing Windows XP-based applications.  You can…