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This blog has moved... notice #2...

For various reasons, the biggest being my desire to play around with .Text, I've moved my blog to my...

Author: Duncanma Date: 09/15/2004

This blog has moved...

For various reasons, the biggest being my desire to play around with .Text, I've moved my blog to my...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/25/2004

Has anyone tried migrating posts from weblogs.asp.net to another .Text installation?

I've set up my own little .Text installation and I'm considering copying (not removing the existing...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/24/2004

Wes Haggard discusses the new iterators in C# 2.0

Recusive GetFiles for DirectoryInfo via a C# Iterator I have been working on a project using C#...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/23/2004

The email I get...

Every day I get from 1 to 10 emails asking me various VB questions... some I answer by pointing to a...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/23/2004

C# 2005 and C# Express Content Up...

Just up... Investigating Code Snippet Technology Andrew W. Troelsen Intertech Training Summary: This...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/12/2004

Another article preview up... this one is a content rotator for ASP.NET

As I discussed in an earlier post, I wanted to know if people found preview articles useful... and...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/12/2004

vbCity has blogs!?!? Excellent...

Serge Baranovsky, the man behind vbCity, just mentioned to me that they have started hosting...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/12/2004

Removing Word's Formatting from text before pasting into .Text or other apps...

The age-old question of 'how do I avoid putting funky Office HTML into my blog postings' came up on...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/12/2004

I'm thinking about installing .Text into my own web-site...

And maybe the Forums code too... Nothing against www.asp.net, but I'm just thinking it might be...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/11/2004

The Updater Application Block... various additions...

One of the nice things about the Updater Application Block is that it was written to be quite...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/10/2004

Soma discusses the future of VB

Soma (whose name you may or may not recognize) is in a position to know a lot about the future of...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/08/2004

Ok... I can finally read my comments again...

I'm sure I'll be one of many commenting on this, but the recent updates to .Text on this site are a...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/08/2004

Previews of articles...

A couple of weeks ago I posted my "Quick Poll" Coding 4 Fun column in its unedited form... was that...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/05/2004

Jesse Liberty, author of one of my favorite books (Clouds to Code) gives an overview of "My" in Visual Basic 2005

Blurb copied using the cool "Blog This" link on the ondotnet pages :) Rapid Application Development...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/05/2004

Updated the headlines on the VB Community page today...

http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/communityI added a little blurb at the top asking folks to send in...

Author: Duncanma Date: 08/02/2004

Anders on MSDNTV

Whiteboard with Anders Hejlsberg At Tech Ed 2004, Anders Hejlsberg gave an informal talk, answered...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/29/2004

New Coding 4 Fun Article up...

Add a Quick Poll to Your Web SiteSummary: Duncan Mackenzie describes his process to build a "Quick...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/28/2004

With things like AOL and other proxies... how useful is IP Address in figuring out duplicate votes/comments/etc... ?

I'm playing around with my voting control and I was thinking of (in addition to a cookie based...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/27/2004

Trying out something 'bad'...

So, if you missed it... I was just playing with displaying a poll in the blog... don't worry, I...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/27/2004

I'm thinking of adding login/registration to my personal site...

Not sure what scenarios this will be used to enable in the long run, but I might play around with...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/26/2004

Solutions at a Glance... great for all .NET developers interested in security...

I was just talking with J.D. Meier (from PAG) about the Improving Application Security book and he...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/26/2004

ReSharper 1.0 Released...

From their site... "ReSharper is an add-in for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 that brings...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/23/2004

Thanks Bill... Vaughn that is, not that other guy...

I noticed yesterday that my poll wasn't showing the question on the top of the list of choices, or...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/21/2004

Don't ask me why, but I've become the official forum for Spiderman 2

I blame google.(250 + comments so far, not counting the ones I've had to remove)

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/21/2004

Previewing my "Quick Vote" article...

I've put the draft of my next Coding 4 Fun column ('Duncan Mackenzie describes his process to build...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/21/2004

Books, Books, Books...

I've been thinking about books and the MSDN developer centers for some time... I've been wondering...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/20/2004

We have a bit of a cluster in my poll results...

I'm running a poll on http://www.duncanmackenzie.net to see what topics I should write about next in...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/20/2004

Stuck on a problem opening vbproj or csproj files...

On my home dev box I couldn't seem to open any of my projects (VB or C#), and whenever I tried I got...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/19/2004

Getting the right Printer Margin Bounds when working in Windows Forms...

a Code Project link, via Darth Pedro's blog... .NET: Printer Margin Bounds in .NET There's a very...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/18/2004

Robert gives up an update on the VB.NET Power Pack

VB Power Pack UpdateIt’s been a little over a month since we shipped the Power Pack. As of...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/15/2004

Partial types in Visual Basic .NET

Partial types have come up a few times lately, and I wasn't sure they had been explained/defined...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/15/2004

Partial types in Visual Basic .NET

While it is good programming practice to maintain all source code for a type in a single file,...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/15/2004

Cool Quote from the "My" chat going on right now...

Tyler_MS : Q: Is "My" customizable so that people can create their own "shortcuts" to frequently...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/15/2004

Default Values, Triggers, and Code supplied values ... oh my!

In an earlier post, I mentioned that I use a trigger to update a "DateCreated" field in one of my...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/14/2004

"Express Paint" article up...

This article, by John Kennedy, discusses the creation of an image editing application completely...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/13/2004

New Poll is up and a silly mistake...

One of the big reasons I redesigned the poll component, was so that I could track votes over time......

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/10/2004

Andrew Troelsen's Refactoring Article is up...

Refactoring C# Code Using Visual Studio 2005Andrew W. TroelsenIntertech TrainingSummary: This...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/10/2004

Get a listing of all the upcoming VB Chats

Chats on Visual Basic 2005For the past year, I've been organizing the Visual Basic chats that appear...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/08/2004

Generics in VB 2005 Article now live on MSDN...

Defining and Using Generics in Visual Basic 2005Harish KantamneniVisual Basic TeamMicrosoft...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/07/2004

Going on now... chat with the VB and ASP teams about building Web Forms with VB.NET 2003

Web Forms Development with Visual Basic .NET 2003 Do you have questions about how to create great...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/06/2004

Webcast today on the new features of VB 2005...

In case you didn't notice this on the /vbasic home page... MSDN Webcast: New Features for Visual...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/02/2004

Cool new MSDN TV (on creating a RSS reader that runs as a tool window in VS)

Building Tools Using the Visual Studio Automation ModelIn this episode, Craig Skibo uses the Visual...

Author: Duncanma Date: 07/02/2004

Luke Hoban blogs on...

Luke, a PM on the C# IDE team has started a blog... should be a good source of info, especially...

Author: Duncanma Date: 06/30/2004

My new Coding 4 Fun Column is up on MSDN...

How Long Now?Summary: Duncan Mackenzie describes how to calculate the difference between two dates...

Author: Duncanma Date: 06/30/2004

Another new article posted yesterday... "What's New In Help for VB 2005"

What's New in Help for Visual Basic 2005 Beta 1 Find out about the newest Help features in Visual...

Author: Duncanma Date: 06/30/2004

Operator Overloading in VB 2005

Matthew Gertz, Dev Lead for the VB Compiler, Editor & Debugger team has written an article on...

Author: Duncanma Date: 06/30/2004

Spiderman 2... the game, not the movie...

I had been planning to go to Spiderman 2 last night at 12:01 am... but I decided to skip it...

Author: Duncanma Date: 06/30/2004

Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 and the Express Edition Betas have launched...

Ah, launch day... what else would have most of my colleagues sitting in their offices at 12:30 am in...

Author: Duncanma Date: 06/29/2004

Eric Gunnerson discusses grouping classes within an assembly...

As a big fan of components, my applications are often composed of many different assemblies......

Author: Duncanma Date: 06/25/2004

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