Wix Links

Wix is one of the few Microsoft open source projects, it’s hosted at SourceForge under CPL licesnce. Wix allows to create setup files (.MSI, and .MSM) from Xml definition. If you want to start with it here are useful links: http://www.tramontana.co.hu/wix/index.html http://wix.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php?WixExamples


Digital Signatures

I’ve been looking for a multibrowser solution to digital signatures from long time, and I think there is no standard solution. So you must use CAPICOM (ActiveX) or Java to produce a valid PKCS#7 signature. There is an open question in google I would like to monitor. http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=375067  


CSS Again

Some time ago I use to be “up-to-date”  about “web programming” it includes some HTML, ClientSide JScript, some kind of ServerSideScript, and CSS. Today I’ve found http://www.csszengarden.com Wow!! …I have to spend some time to learn the basics of CSS..


System.Xml Hacking (AppendXml vs. InnerXml)

I was spending some time composing Soap Messages using System.Xml, but I found a strange behavior of  System.Xml while adding nodes to an existing XmlDocument.   I have an empty soap envelope like this:   string soapEnvelope = “<s:env xmlns:s=’soap’><s:body /></s:env>”;   What I want is to add the method payload from the next information:…


VS2005 Testing Features Overview

The best overview about EDT I’ve found is here: http://blogs.msdn.com/rholloway/archive/2004/06/22/162134.aspx It’s time to start playing with it !!


MS tool for DomainSpecificLanguages

Last week @ OOPSLA I saw VS AddIn to create DSL, and now is ready to download http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/vs2005/teamsystem/Workshop/DSLTools/walkthrough.aspx


Regional Director Code Samples

I’ve just found a nice collection of .Net samples http://msdn.microsoft.com/netframework/community/rd/samples Really nice content, I liked the WsContractFirst addin, or the DynWsLib to invoke WebServices without creating proxies at design time


XP Misunderstanding

I like www.stickyminds.com, it’s one of this sites I like to come back to see what’s new in the Process&Methodology space. I don’t like the articles named “The ABC of …”, however there is one called:  “The ABCs of XP, RAD, and PSP ” [http://www.stickyminds.com/s.asp?F=S3411_ART_2] that takes my attention, so I read it. I don’t…


I’m in c2 wiki

I belive in wikis, and the number 1 is http://c2.com so I’ve created my own page here http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?RidoMin


Amazon WS

Last day at OOPSLA has started with Allan Vermeulen, CTO of Amazon WebServices. The talk has not been a technical one,  instead Allan discover to Business Models behind the Amazon Web Service. All the demos were online showing different web sites that exploits the Amazon WebServices, here are a few of the sites showed. http://www.GoogleDuel.com…