Visual Studio 2005 SP1

I just had a co-worker, actually a used-to-be technical manager, ask me if there is already a Service Pack for VS2005.The blog to watch was (is?) the DDCPX Team Blog, but the latest news there is this entry: Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Beta Update, stating that the Beta Program was to end on…

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My other blog

It is running Subtext and I have been posting bits and pieces. Go: http://www.larud.net/subtext/  

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The Developer & IT Pro Days 2005 have come to an end.

It was interesting to see the ‘abstract’ work I had been doing come together and result in people (lots of people actually) enjoying the content of the sessions. Despite the unfortunate audio problems that come with organizing such an event in an expo hall, all the speakers did their best to present as best as…

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Leaving Microsoft

I’m sure many of you have already heard, but just to make it official. Yes, I’m leaving Microsoft. This will be the last post that I’ll write while being employed by Microsoft Belux. It’s good to be able to end my career here with the Developer & IT Pro Days 2005. The team, especially Tom, Ann…

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Brad Abrams caved in…

Since I’m getting started in a new team, these are the kind of documents I am digging up these days. I’m sure most of you have done this already aaaaaages ago. But read my previous post, and understand that I am happy to be reading/learning these basic guidelines: OK, I give. Here are a set…

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2005

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Random braindump while triaging e-mails

I’m sure many of you find yourself in the same position, and maybe there are even tools out there that do this (if so, share!) I’m finding myself triaging e-mails again. The e-mails that arrive in my inbox are usually the ones that are important, and I tend to do these twice daily. But then…

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Unit Tests as documentation

Since Unit Testing is becomming a defacto used practice in modern programming, this is an interesting topic to say the least: The next XP BE meeting will be hosted by Philippe De Bruycker of the Federal Administration of Foreign Affairs in Brussels. The topic of the evening will be “Unit Tests as documentation”. If you…

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Developer & ITPro Days 2005 updated

Just slightly updated the agenda and some speaker details on Friday. If I had goodies to give away, I would open up a contest to ‘spot the differences’. That is just to say how final things are at this point. Overall I’m hearing good feedback for the agenda. As Tom already noted: you have the…

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Updated Developer & ITPro Days 2005 Agenda

Just completed some more details on the agenda, and I will continue so in the next coming weeks.Please, please, pretty please give us some feedback. Especially around the ‘Connect’ sessions. Some people seem to think this is a great idea, other really don’t see the point. The idea behind the ‘Connect’ sessions is that as a…

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