Charles Simonyi, the inventor of hungarian notation, which is the primary variable naming convention used for C/C++ code inside of Microsoft, is going to space!
Get your bits here. You will need to get this if you want PNRP to interoperate with Vista.
Paul Thurrott has begun po^H^H Blogcasting on the TwiT network at http://www.twit.tv/ww
Originally meant to be analogous to the non-mutable Mac bios chime. The startup sound is now Optional! There was heated internal debate on this issue, but customer feedback made this happen. Your feedback matters! Keep giving feedback on the latest build! edit: Added feedback link.
Food for thought: “If you had a business strategy that worked all the time that was premised on scaring the living daylights out of people, you just keep doing it” -Bill Clinton (found on Digg here) (No, he’s not, but an interesting commentary on how fear is a selling tool)
If you want your users running Microsoft Windows Vista to be happy when they use Outlook Web Access (OWA) you should install this Hotfix This also fixes the annoying “Click here to activate” prompting. Users, if your Admin hasnt installed this, and you need to use OWA, choose the basic experience at signin…
This is a pretty cool application that shows some of the power of .NET and the Windows Presentation Foundation, you can sign up to download it here. Read more here: http://firstlook.nytimes.com/index.php?cat=4 and http://firstlook.nytimes.com/?p=22 Reaffirms my belief in Rich Web Connected Clients. I cant wait for Amazon to make the demo they showed off at PDC2003…
This is one of the last EDW (External Developer Workstation) builds that will be posted before RTM. http://download.windowsvista.com/preview/rc1/en/do… Get your feedback in while there is still time!
Enjoy the XP Powertoy “Open Command Prompt Here”? Now its part of the OS: Shift+ right click on a folder in Windows Vista and see “Open Command Prompt Here”!
MSN has released their community video site to beta testing! Now you can watch my kid be tormented by ducks. Probably more interesting than watching Scoble buy meat.