Datelens by Human-Computer Interaction Lab at U of MD Calendar applications for small handheld devices such as PDAs are growing in popularity. This led us to develop DateLens, a novel calendar interface that supports not only PDAs, but a range of devices, from desktop computers to Tablet PCs. It supports users in performing planning and analysis…


New Team System Stuff – 2004-11-23

Visual Studio Team System Dave Bost is getting ready to take on the challenge of installing Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 Refresh with Visual Studio Team System: “Ever since last May, when Microsoft announced Team System to the world at Tech Ed 2004, I’ve had a keen interest in poking around in this new application…


Tech·Ed 2005 Call For Papers

Tech·Ed 2005 Call For Papers The Tech•Ed 2005 organizers invite you to submit proposals to speak at Tech•Ed in our conference breakout sessions. Tech•Ed is one of Microsoft’s most important annual technical training events, and our speaker selection process is extremely rigorous to ensure that attendees experience outstanding quality technical training. Successful proposals will be…


New Team System Stuff – 2004-11-19

Visual Studio Team System Online Chat MSDN Online Chat : New Features in Visual Studio 2005 Team System December 1, 2004 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST December 2, 2004 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PST Join members of the Visual Studio Team System team [including yours truly] to talk about the new features in VSTS….



A few months ago I created an identity on Wallop, a research project from the Social Computing Group at Microsoft Research: Here’s the HTML version of it: Thanks to Aali’s blog for reminding me! I need to go play with this some more.


PureText 2.0

PureText by Steve Miller Have you ever copied some text from a web page, a word document, help, etc., and wanted to paste it as simple text into another application without getting all the formatting from the original source? PureText makes this simple. Just copy/cut whatever you want to the clipboard, click on the PureText tray…


Betsy Aoki: On Writer’s Guilt

My Text is not my own …I am here to give you the real insider scoop on the secret agenda of technology. Disregard who invented the Internet. Ignore the man behind the curtain waving his arms wildly. The secret agenda of technology is to make writers feel guilty.


Channel 9: Constanze Roman on Being a Programming Writer

Constanze Roman – Writing documentation for mobile devices Mike Hall took his camcorder over to the mobile devices team and met with Constanze Roman, a programming writer. They talk about what working as a documentation writer is like. Video length: 00:04:51.


New Team System Stuff – 2004-11-17

Open the flood gates – here’s what happens when you’ve been a slug about blogging… Team System PowerPoint slides from Visual Studio 2005 Team System presentations at DevConnections in Las Vegas (November 2004). – Microsoft Download Center and Brian White : Project Management, Version Control, Work Item Tracking Presentations “We’ve put together a great session … no…


New to Me: Safari Visual Studio Help Integration (VSHI) Beta

Safari Bookshelf – MSDN What is Safari Safari Bookshelf is the premier e-reference library for programmers and IT professionals. Unlike an online bookstore, Safari lets subscribers: Search across thousands of electronic books simultaneously. Read the books on My Bookshelf from cover to cover. Or, simply flip to the page you need. Browse books by category….