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Archive for July 2007

Guidance Library Wiki

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The Patterns & Practices Team at MS has a wiki, which includes a webedition of their Guidance Explorer. 

 Link found here

Written by Michael

July 31, 2007 at 9:56 pm

Posted in .NET, P&P

Patterns & Practices: What’s cooking

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Roadmap for upcoming P&P releases…

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/practices/bb232643.aspx

Written by Michael

July 30, 2007 at 12:27 pm

Posted in .NET, MSDN, UIPAB

How to: Bypassing the Automatic Updates settings …

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One of our VPC’s is running with Windows Update set to Automatic.   Although the options are disabled (set through an logon script?), we wanted to change (the reason why is less important) it to Notify me…

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Written by Michael

July 26, 2007 at 12:51 pm

Posted in Virtualization, Windows

How to retrieve the version number of a referenced assembly

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Them:  Michael, do you remember which version of X we used in framework release x.x.x.x?
Me [as always]: -euh- No…
Them: ?!@#$%#@%”>?@#$%#@%?@#$%#@%
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Written by Michael

July 24, 2007 at 12:04 pm

Posted in .NET

Tree Grid Control on Codeplex

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A while back I stumbled on the VisualTreeControl (found in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VirtualTreeGrid.dll), which looks great (pimp your DSL).

I tried to using it, but gave up quicky reading after reading some more about it in a blog entry by E. Bakker

Today I stumbled (again) on this control through the Tree Grid Control project on codeplex, which wraps the former control. 

Written by Michael

July 22, 2007 at 10:22 pm

Update: GAT/GAX…here to stay :-)

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Well, it’s official…GAX 1.3 is coming for Orcas.  Read more here on the blog of Grigori Melnik.

Written by Michael

July 17, 2007 at 9:24 pm