Visual Studio 2005 on Vista

Microsoft has posted guidelines and FAQ’s for using Visual Studio 2005 on Vista. Looks like you’re out of luck if you’re using Visual Studio 2002 or 2003. While we have made tremendous investments in Windows...

Scobleizer on Vista

Robert Scoble, notable blogging personality and former Microsoft employee, talks about his feelings now that it Windows Vista has released to manufacturing. Of particular interest are comments 15 and 19, both from a WPF Program...


CopySourceAsHtml is a free Visual Studio 2005 add-in that lets you copy source code as HTML. It even preserves the color coding. CopySourceAsHtml addes itself to the right-click menu so it’s easy to use. There...

Election Day

Election day is here. Did you vote? I did and I had to wait in line which is unusual in an off-year election. I’m a Democrat. Not like anyone reading this blog couldn’t figure that...

Pingback Test

Testing pingback Testing another pingback.

Testing ActiveX Controls in C#

Using COM in managed code can seem like uneasy truce at times. Take the AxHost wrapper class for instance. When using ActiveX controls in C#, Visual Studio will generate an AxHost wrapper class that builds...

Virus Radar On-Line

The makers of NOD32, a powerful Antivirus progam I wrote about earlier, have a nifty little Web site called Virus Radar On-Line. It shows the status of email viruses over specified periods. They list the...

Day of the Virus

I received a call on Thursday from some friends who have a small medical practice. Apparently their computers were acting a little strange. I had helped setup their system 2 years earlier. When I arrived...

The Dilbert Blog Rocks

I’m probably the last person on the planet to discover this but the Dlibert Blog rocks. It’s way better than the comic and is very topical. The Clerics and Analogies post is an good example...

Remote Desktop Tips

We recently switched from using Timbuktu to Remote Desktop to access servers where I work. In general, I like Remote Desktop better than Timbuktu. You get your own desktop and session distinct from other logons...
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