Early this year, after being inspired by a segment I saw on the TV show 60 minutes, I decided I should start creating artwork again. Since we are living through a pandemic, I had a lot of extra time on my hands and needed to come up with way to keep myself busy. I have … Continue reading Rockmputer

Virtual Server 2005 Enterprise Edition is Now Free!

On April 3, Microsoft announced that Virtual Server 2005 R2 Enterprise Edition will become available as a free download. You can use Virtual Server to create a robust virtualization environment for your production server consolidation, to support disaster recovery and high availability scenarios, and to consolidate mixed workloads including Linux guest operating systems.

Free Wireless Hot Spots

Below is a list of free wireless hot spots that I have found in my travels. Please add your own using comments. I will add them to the list. Skyharbor Airport - Phoenix: I'm adding this as I sit at the airport waiting for my plane. Way to go Skyharbor! Residence Inn - Lewisville, TX … Continue reading Free Wireless Hot Spots

Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar Released

The Microsoft Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar provides a variety of tools for quickly creating, understanding, and troubleshooting Web pages. This version is a preview release and behavior may change in the final release. The Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar provides several features for exploring and understanding Web pages. These features enable you to:-- Explore and modify … Continue reading Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar Released

Enterprise Library for .NET Framework 2.0 Released

Enterprise Library for .NET Framework 2.0. The patterns & practices Enterprise Library is a library of application blocks designed to assist developers with common enterprise development challenges. Application blocks are a type of guidance, provided as source code that can be used "as is," extended, or modified by developers to use on enterprise development projects. … Continue reading Enterprise Library for .NET Framework 2.0 Released

Hotfixes for .NET Framework Released

A Windows Forms application may occasionally stop responding for up to 10 minutes in the .NET Framework 1.1 <; The Windows Forms ComboBox control may take longer to populate after you install the .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 <;

January Code Camp Downloads

Thanks to all those who attended my sessions at the Southern Ca. Code Camp this weekend. It was awesome! I hope you all had as good of a time as I did. Here are the slides and code that I promised to post. Enjoy! See you in San Diego in June! .NET Coding Standards & … Continue reading January Code Camp Downloads

Implementing Bit Flags

I don't do bit flags very often so I always forget how to set, unset and check the flags. I found an excellent article from Kevin Trethewey on his blog today. Check it out:

Microsoft releases Windows Server 2003 R2

DECEMBER 06, 2005 (IDG NEWS SERVICE) - Microsoft Corp. today released to manufacturing a long-awaited interim update to the current version of Windows Server OS, Windows Server 2003 R2. The update, which will be generally available to customers in about 60 days, should be 100 percent compatible with applications running on the current release of … Continue reading Microsoft releases Windows Server 2003 R2

Which Is The Best Web Service Platform?

Thinking about doing web services at your company and can't decide which platform/ programming language to use? Well, Microsoft has come out with a series of articles, that includes benchmarks, that may help you decide. To read the articles, click here.