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Windows 7 - So Smooth

I’ve been running the RTM version of Windows 7 for about 2 weeks now and I have to say it works so smoothly as to be boring. I’m actually having to “just use” my computer....

tweetz Update #3

OK, I’m losing track of updates so I started numbering them. New changes include: Favorites tab is active. It only updates when you click the tab. User page is active. Currently only for the logged...

Friday Links #65

Programming Computers Adventures in MVVM – Generalized Command Behavior Attachments - There are several examples on the web that describe the “Attached Behavior” pattern in Silverlight and WPF. This pattern works really well for binding...

tweetz Update

Tweetz is a Windows Sidebar twitter client that doesn’t suck (well, at least not too badly). I’ve updated the gadget based on feedback and using it. Here’s a couple of new screen shots of the...

Friday Links #64

Programming Computers ZipStorer - A Pure C# Class to Store Files in Zip - Small C# class to store and extract uncompressed and deflated files in new or existing Zip files, without any external library....

Pretty Printing Collections in C#

The combination of Extension Methods and LINQ can make everyday tedious programming chores a bit less annoying. Take formatting an array of strings. static void Main() { string[] languages = { "English", "German", "Portuguese", "Swedish"...

Windows 7 Installed – Wow!

It’s a little weird, but I just installed Windows 7 and, well, er, um, I’m done. Not that I didn’t run into an issue, but in retrospect, I’m sort of glad it happened. The good,...

Friday Links #63

Prepping to install Windows 7 while writing this. Multitasking, not just for computers… Programming Computers Vault 5.0 Released - SourceGear’s Version Control and Source Control Software - Having used and enjoyed Vault up until I...

Silverlight 3 Silently Installed by Windows Update Service

I logged into my laptop this morning and noticed the little tray icon that indicates Windows Update ran. Checking the install history I found this: Navigate to the link for this update and you’ll discover...

Friday Links #62

Programming Computers InfoQ: .NET 4 Beta 1 Now Supports Software Transactional Memory - Microsoft has released a new version of .NET 4.0 Beta 1, one that incorporates STM.NET, the Software Transactional Memory. STM is an...
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