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December 21, 2006

Getting Started with Windows Workflow Foundation

Get the details in my latest newsletter.

Posted on December 21, 2006 at 01:05 PM | Permalink | Comments (6)

December 18, 2006

Print the same way in .NET as you did in VB6

Microsoft has just released the Microsoft Printer Compatibility Library 1.0 to let you migrate your VB6 printing code right over to .NET (or let you print as easilly in .NET as you did in VB6).

Download the Microsoft Printer Compatibility Library 1.0 here.

Posted on December 18, 2006 at 09:30 AM | Permalink | Comments (5)

Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 has released

Start your downloads from here.

Posted on December 18, 2006 at 09:23 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

December 08, 2006

MSDN Wiki Goes Live

This is likely the most important thing that Microsoft has done for developer documentation since the invention of .CHM files.  With MSDN Wiki, you can add directly to the online Microsoft documents.

You can read my interview with the Microsoft team that created it here.

Key links:

The Statistics page: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/default.aspx
RSS Feed: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-US/library/Community-Edits(d=rss).aspx
For Visual Studio: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fx6bk1f4(VS.80).aspx
For Visual Basic: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/2x7h1hfk(VS.80).aspx
For .NET Framework 2.0 reference: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms229335(VS.80).aspx
For .NET Framework 3.0: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa388745.aspx

Posted on December 8, 2006 at 02:31 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

MSDN Subscribers not free to express themselves

The Microsoft Expression Studio, which is used to build Windows Presentation Foundation user interfaces, will not be included in MSDN subscriber downloads.  Yet another reason why I'm not rushing to care about WPF.

Posted on December 8, 2006 at 09:29 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

December 01, 2006

Pre-configured Virtual Machine Images Downloadable from Microsoft

Microsoft has recently started letting people download pre-configured virtual machine images.  To date, you can download the following:

Posted on December 1, 2006 at 09:05 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)