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Windows Vista Beta 2 attempts

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The weekend Vista Beta 2 was released, I downloaded it from the MSDN subscribers site and tried to install it on my desktop PC (P4, 2GB of memory, 500GB HD). The installation went quite well in fact. Even my two RAID configurations did not cause any problems since the old XP drivers still worked....

June 8, 2006

Web 2.0? Does the web have a version number?

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While we were visiting Redmond, one of the presentations mentioned the phrase Web 2.0. Since then, I’ve been trying to grasp the concept of that, but apparently I’m not the only one who couldn’t get a clear picture. In fact, the whole concept is as vague as possible, and none of the articles I’ve...

June 8, 2006

WCF MasterClass

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Next week I’m going to attend a WCF MasterClass at Microsoft Netherlands. Since Gijs de Jong is currenly most visible as the WCF expert here, I presume he will be the tutor for those two days. I’m looking forward to it, but I hope I haven’t spend to much time reading all those articles…

June 8, 2006

C# 3.0 is Cool

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I’ve already mentioned this article, but I decided to give it another thorough look, and I must say, C# 3.0 is really cool! The article is written by the infamous Don Box and it provides a comprehensive step-by-step tutorial on how each of the new C# 3.0 features can be used in practice, and even...

June 8, 2006

C# 3.0 Specifications for May 2006

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If you have visited the Future Versions page of the Microsoft Visual C# Development Center, you may have already browsed through the C# 3.0 documentation that is already available. Since I have been studying the May 2006 version of the C# 3.0 Specification, I’ll quickly provide a summary of the m...

June 1, 2006