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Handy Command Line Options

Here is a list of commands you can execute from the Run command prompt in XP: Accessibility Controls access.cpl Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz.cpl Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl Administrative Tools certmgr.msc Character Map charmap Check Disk Utility...

15 Answers to Creationist Nonsense

This is an article from the July 2002 issue of Scientific American and still remains in my mind one of the best summaries of the issues to date. Anyone interested in the debate between Evolution...

DoubleDesktop

DoubleDesktop is a smart and elegant system tray utility that effectively doubles the width of your Windows desktop. It’s simpler to use than many similar programs: just mouse-click on its icon or hit a keystroke...

GhostDoc helps with Commenting your Code

GhostDoc is a free add-in for Visual Studio that automatically generates XML documentation comments for C#. Either by using existing documentation inherited from base classes or implemented interfaces, or by deducing comments from name and...

Free Refactoring Tool for ASP.NET

Ooh, ooh, ooh! I just saw this over on Brad Abrams blog I just watched a very cool demo of Refactor! for ASP.NET by Developer Express. This is a free code refactoring tool includes tons...

Silverlight Demo

Microsoft announced some new and very cool technology at Mix in Las Vegas last week. Silverlight (formerly called WPF/E) allows you to run .NET applications in your browser (a bit of an over simplification) and...

TAB auto complete with wildcards

If you use the command shell in XP, then you probably already use the TAB key for auto-complete. One new thing (to me anyways) is that this also works with wildcards, so you can type...

Changing Build Output Verbosity in VS 2005

When builds go wrong, it’s important to know where in the process things broke. The MSBuild default verbosity setting in Visual Studio 2005 is set to minimal but you can change it by going to...

Bloget Alpha 7

Bloget alpha 7 is ready for download. There are the usual little fix ups and polishing here and there. I’ve also spent a bit of time cleaning up unit tests and running code analysis to...

Inserting Quotes in MSBuild Tasks

I’ve finally got around to cracking open the MSBuild documentation and writing a few custom scripts. If you program in Visual Studio 2005, you’re using MSBuild and like most things programming, its worth some time...
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