Police Department Protects Citizens of Vernon Hills, Illinois with Windows 7

Repost from the Windows Team Blog    Great coverage about the real world Windows 7 and Azure solution developed by Modularis on the Windows Team Blog ! Exciting things are happening here as this excellent solution is evaluated in several countries world wide. This is a great example of leveraging the full power of the Microsoft platform…

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DC Citability Codeathon – Why the buzz?

Check out the following recent articles on the importance of citability and the upcoming codeathon in DC sponsored by Microsoft!! Enabling Eureka via Citeability by Lewis Shepherd, Microsoft Corporation Stop Fishing and Start Feasting: How Citable Public Documents Will Change Your Life by Silona Bonewald, League of Technical Voters If you are interested and in the area, come…

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DC Citability Codeathon reminder – the week-end is near – Register today!!

The DC Codeathon on Citability is just around the corner – Geeks programming for a Good cause.  Microsoft and the League of Technical Voters are excited to invite you to a 2-day codeathon during the week-end of April 9th through the 11th at the Microsoft Chevy Chase office in the DC area. The focus of the effort is…

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ATTENTION WEB DEVELOPERS WCAG 2.0 Moves to Last Stage in W3C Approval Process

For those of you (like me) who are interested in Accessibility and/or need to ensure your websites remain in compliance with section 508 you’ll be interested to know that the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 was published as a W3C Proposed Recommendation on Nov. 3, 2008. This means that the technical material of WCAG 2.0…

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How to: Building Drag and Drop functionality with ASP.NET Ajax

AJAX has been very popular over the past few years, but I’ve seen it primarily used by developers to reduce page refreshes and to do background data-loading.  Both of these uses are great uses of the technology, but one of the features that I like the best is the ability to do Drag-and-Drop functions.  Users…

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Free Download: ASP.NET and HTML Spell Checker add-on for Visual Studio 2005/2008

I just came upon a great little add-on for Visual Studio 2005/2008 by Mikhail Arkhipov.  It’s a spell checker for ASP.NET and HTML pages, meaning that it’s smart enough to ignore the script and focus on the text for spell checking.  I haven’t had a chance to use it yet, but I thought that I…

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How to Videos: .NET Security Topics

The MSDN folks have been releasing short "How to" videos over the past few months.  Recently they’ve released a series of "How Do I" Security videos for Developers of .NET Solutions.  They are nice and short and you can learn very simple things that you can do to make your .NET Applications (especially your web…

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Free Utility: Web.Config Editor with a great UI

If you are like me, you hate hand editing HTML and XML!  But unfortunately, as a .NET Developer you often find yourself doing it, and if for no other reason, you have to do it for parts of the Web.Config and Application.Config files.    Well today, I finally got fed up and said to myself:…

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(How To Videos) Get up to speed on Visual Studio 2008

Visual Studio 2008 (and the .NET Framework 3.5) is set to release to manufacturing in a few weeks (November timeframe).  I’ve been working with it for about 6 months myself, and once you get pass the BETA “issues” it is a nice upgrade over Visual Studio 2005 in a variety of areas. I specifically like…

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How to: Integrating Search into your ASP.NET Site

This is a nice (short) article that shows you how to integrate search; in this case: Live and SharePoint, but you could use similar code for “Other” very popular search engines, but I work for Microsoft so we won’t discuss them. 🙂  It’s got some sample code that you can download and customize for your use…

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