Top 10 Microsoft Developer Links for Wednesday, August 8th

David Catuhe: Tips and Tricks for C# Windows 8 developer: Try to catch the famous ‘It works for me’ bug Bob Familiar: Windows 8, XNA and MonoGame – Part 3, Code Migration and Windows 8 Feature Support Jim O’Neil: Windows 8 Notifications: Local Notifications Mohamed Yamama: How to develop a Windows Phone app in 30…

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Now Available: Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET 4.5 Beta

Many of you probably already have the bits by now, but here’s my obligatory post that Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET 4.5 Beta are now available! The Visual Studio 11 Beta site is now live in English and 9 additional languages: French Italian German Russian Brazilian-Portuguese Japanese Korean Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Spanish I…

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Top 9 Microsoft Developer Links for Thursday, December 29th

ALM Summit 2011: Agile Development with Peter Provost Scott Guthrie: ASP.NET Security Update Shipping Thursday, Dec 29th Visual Studio Extension Of The Day: PHP Language Support Gautam Goenka: Sample XPath utility for Coded UI Test Raymond Chen: Using the MNS_DRAGDROP style: Dragging out Cristian Berescu: Visual Studio 2010: Working with the Visio 2010 control  and…

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Top 10 Microsoft Developer Links for Tuesday, December 20th

A day late on publishing, but here it is: ALM Summit 2011: It’s Getting Cloudy with Mark Russinovich Samidip Basu: SkyDrive usage through Live SDK on Windows Phone Rico Mariani: Performance Guidelines for Properties Lingli Zhang: Restrict(amp) restrictions part 0 of N – introduction Amir Karim: Repeat after me: wireframes are not visual design This…

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Top 10 Microsoft Developer Links for Wednesday, October 19th

Quality Assurance in Mixed Technology Environments Webcast Visual Studio Tips and Tricks: Visual Studio 2010 comes with multiple monitor support Build SharePoint Web Parts using a design surface in  Visual Studio 2010 Info leakage–Break of security or overhyped – Grant Gross delivers details Practical .NET – Updates in Entity Framework Windows Runtime and .NET: Better…

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Etiquette Rule #1 – Don’t be a Sycophant

Today’s edition of the Redmond Channel Partner newsletter links to a piece titled Minding Your Microsoft Manners, which is an interview with some companies who advise Microsoft partners on how to work with Microsoft. As I was reading it, I thought it was written as a piece of satire. Unfortunately, it’s dated July 1st, not…

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eScrum Update: ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Version Conflicts

For those who have experienced any problems getting eScrum (Now Available: Microsoft eScrum Version 1.0) installed and working due to ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit version conflicts: Since you can’t download previous versions of the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit, and eScrum is compiled with a specific version, you may need to update the web.config file to allow automatic…

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Now Available: Microsoft eScrum Version 1.0

If you’re looking for another Scrum template to try with Team Foundation Server, consider using eScrum, which is an implementation of Scrum that’s used internally by some teams within Microsoft: eScrum is a Web-based, end-to-end project management tool for Scrum built on the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server platform. It provides multiple ways to interact…

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The Greatest Story Never Told

While reading the comments on Sam Gentile’s post, What’s Great about Being a Microsoft Developer, I followed a link to a post by Martin Plante that ended with:  So for me, the “Microsoft Way” is only a street name, as there is no Microsoft Way, no real influence in the future decisions we make, no single “graspable”…

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Discuss Beta 1 with the Team System Team

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group on Friday, April 27th from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Pacific Time to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team System. In addition, discuss what’s new in the Visual Studio code name “Orcas” Beta 1 releases for Team Suite and Team Foundation Server. Add to Calendar |…

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