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Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Released

This SP release is a pretty major service pack, and incorporates a lot of bug-fixes and feedback from customers. Included built-in with the service pack is support for VS 2005 Web Application Projects (which we...

Testing Ecto

Ecto is an off-line blogging editor. Testing to see if it works with Bloget. Looks like it does. I’m nearing completion of Alpha 3 now. I’ve added MetaWeblog support including the newMediaObject Api which makes...

File.WriteAllBytes

The .NET runtime has so many features it is difficult to keep track. Just the other night, I need to write a byte[] to a file. I started out with something like this: using (FileStream...

Bush Administration Clamps Down On Scientists

Politics aside this is just plain scary. To paraphrase the great senator Daniel Moynihan, “the Bush Administration is entitled to their own opinions, but they’re not entitled to their own facts”. The Bush administration is...

Windows Live Writer Test

This entry tests Microsoft’s Windows Live Writer (WLW) with Bloget. Looks like things are working well. One major issue was getting categories to work. After hours of searching, I found that WLW wants a title...

Working with BlogJet

Ok, now I’m trying BlogJet. Easy install and seems to support my implementation of metaWeblog. It had a little trouble with the metaWeblog.getCategories call I complained about earlier. It complained about a bad value but...

Testing Performancing Plugin

Testing the Performancing blogging plugin. This is a FireFox extension. It’s supports MetaWeblog API but not correctly. This is the second time I’ve found a bug in the implementation of MetaWeblog API which is really...

Bloget does MetaWeblog API

And how do I know that you ask? Because this post is coming to you compliments of blogmailr. And what is blogmailr you ask? Just a cool little service that allows you to post to...

Changing the Default Form Editor in VS 2005

I find it annoying that VS 2005 opens the Forms editor when you double-click on a source file for a form. Dammit Jim, I’m a programmer! I want to see the code. I searched high...

Comment Reflower for Visual 2003 and 2005

I love little gems like this one. Comment Reflower is a plugin for Visual Studio 2003 and 2005 that word wraps comments in source files. It’s fairly intelligent in that it tries to stylize comments...
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