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26, December 2007

Links of the Day – TFS and VSTS

Filed under: .NET Programming,Visual Studio — patrickyong @ 3:06 am

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VST S ‘Rosario’ CTP – Next version of VSTS after VSTS 2008 – http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/teamsystem/bb725993.aspx

Team System Rocks website – Lots of freeware and forum – http://teamsystemrocks.com/default.aspx

Personify TeamSpec – VSTS for Business Analyst, still in beta and FREE! – http://www.personifydesign.com/products/teamspec/

stpSoft – A story board tool for creating screens shots using Visio and integration with TFS – http://www.stpsoft.co.uk/

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23, December 2007

Merry X’mas from VB guys (& girl) :)

Filed under: Visual Basic,Visual Studio — patrickyong @ 4:27 pm

A x’mas carol from Don Box, Amanda Silver and Chris Anderson 🙂

http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=367997#367997

Here is the lyrics

Module VB
Dim myvar As Integer?() = {3 * 3}
Sub Main()
For Each i In myvar
            Console.Write(“Hello VB”)
With i
                Console.Write(.Value)
End With REM a language so true
If i IsNot Nothing Then
               Console.WriteLine()
End If REM
            Console.Write(<some>xml</some>)
Next
End Sub
End Module

13, December 2007

Microsoft acquired MapInfo, and my school’s name is misspelled!! :(

Filed under: MapInfo — patrickyong @ 11:34 am

With the acquisition of MapInfo, finally we might have detailed Malaysia’s map in Virtual Earth with APIs and web services exposed to developers! So the first thing I did was to click on MapInfo and try to locate places I used to stay, studied or worked. To my dismay what I found out that Sek Tinggi Chung Ling (my high school) is misspelled as Chueng Ling, no wonder I can’t locate my school via the search box la!!

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4, December 2007

MS Download homepage in Silverlight

Filed under: Silverlight — patrickyong @ 10:37 pm

It is still a preview site now but quite user friendly

http://preview.microsoft.com/downloads/

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WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 SP1 details out

Filed under: Sharepoint — patrickyong @ 9:25 pm

Joel Oleson posted a blog on details of the long waited SharePoint 3.0 SP1 which includes new capabilities such as:

  1. Support for ASP.NET AJAX v1.0
  2. Support for Windows Server 2008
  3. New stsadm commands

http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2007/11/29/preview-into-wss-3-0-sp1-and-sharepoint-server-2007-sp1.aspx

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