Riding Herd

Jeremy Mazner, Technical Evangelist

Decoding the FileAttributes field in ProcessMonitor

Random tip: if you're using procmon.exe to monitor file system activity, you'll see a FileAttributes...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 05/27/2010

You too can look like MS Office 2007

Today we announced a new licensing program for the Microsoft Office 2007 user interface components....

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 11/21/2006

Setting AutoArchive properties on a folder hierarchy in Outlook 2007

Is there anything more fun than writing custom VBA macros to solve a problem you face in your...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 10/30/2006

How I think about the Windows Vista platform

There are a ton of new features in the Windows Vista platform (thousands of new APIs), some of which...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 07/14/2006

IE 7 security is already making a difference

I've been using various beta builds of IE 7 for several months now, and I am really impressed with...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 05/05/2006

Using App Verifier to catch dangerous C++ code

One of the very cool things about the Visual Studio Team System 2005 release is that it includes a...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/31/2006

Windows Vista software logo guidelines draft available

I just discovered that an early draft (version .5) of the logo guidelines for Windows Vista software...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 02/17/2006

Developer's guide to new Vista APIs

Last month, the MSDN team published a doc that's long been in the works -- a developer's...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 01/04/2006

PDC 05 videos online (with a few issues)

Many folks have noticed that Mike Swanson's weeks of hard work have paid off, and the full video,...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 10/25/2005

Another mini-guide update

We heard from some attendees that they were having a hard time choosing between DAT209 (WinFS Future...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 09/13/2005

How to build a great Windows Vista app

One of the goodies that PDC attendees will find in their swag bag is a poster called "Lighting up on...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 09/12/2005

PDC mini-guide updates

The PDC content team is on site in LA! It's been an intense last month getting ready for the event,...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 09/10/2005

PDC session list now in XLS and RSS formats

Sometimes it's the little things that make a difference...by popular request, the current list of...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 08/22/2005

The Register gets two facts wrong about IE 7 TechBeta

Andrew Orlowski, of The Register, recently posted a very short blurb about problems with IE 7.  He...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 07/29/2005

Windows Vista dev overviews now up!

check it out, http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 07/27/2005

Avoiding memory leak patterns in your IE script

Justin Rogers, a dev on IE's object model team, posts about his recent MSDN article on leak patterns...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 06/21/2005

What makes for a good PDC session?

The closer the PDC track team comes to locking down our session list, the more we hear from internal...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 06/20/2005

PDC track owners are blogging...

I've noticed that a couple of the track owners on our virtual content team have started blogging...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 06/13/2005

PDC registration now open

I have a long list of backlogged things to post about...but for now, I just want to quickly note...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 06/07/2005

PDC registration opens June 7th

I saw it on a banner ad on microsoft.com, so it must be true! PDC reg opens June 7...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 05/31/2005

Mr. Sketch is great!

After two grumpy posts, here's a feel-good post. I've had two day-long meeting/training things each...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 05/11/2005

Customer service too good to be true: ATT and Audiovox

I'm in a mood to rant about poor customer service experiences I've had lately. Since one of them is...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 05/11/2005

PDC updates

It’s been a while since I last posted about PDC content planning. Thing suddenly got very busy in...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 05/10/2005

Any women evangelist candidates out there?

Where are the women evangelists? I’ve gotten some great responses to my open jobs (here and here,)...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 05/02/2005

More hiring, more jobs!

My co-worker Jeff also has some open positions on his team to work on Channel9, if you're...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/28/2005

Vic Gundotra is blogging

The General Manager of my team, Vic Gundotra, has kicked off a public blog. Vic has been a driving...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/22/2005

Why hire an IEvangelist

More great comments are coming in about this position. Hoovernj: Sigh... Just make a good product....

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/20/2005

IEvangelist's biggest challenge

Sweet, the post about the IE job has been up for two hours, and already the blogsphere is making it...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/18/2005

Now hiring: Internet Explorer Technical Evangelist

My team is also hiring a Technical Evangelist to focus on Internet Explorer. The goal of the IE...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/18/2005

Now hiring: Longhorn Technical Evangelists

My team is looking to hire two new technical evangelists to focus on Longhorn. The positions are all...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/18/2005

Survey results coming in

Thanks to the 96 of you who took the time to complete the survey. I'm just getting started looking...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/15/2005

Non administrator: running with least privilege

A reader emailed me a question about running under a non-administrator account in Windows today,...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/12/2005

XMLHTTP primer on ASP.NET Support Voice

Brian Goldfarb sent me an email pointer to the latest ASP.NET Support Voice posting. This one covers...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/12/2005

Why do developers go to conferences?

My post last week in response to Scott generated some good discussion about the value of developer...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 04/07/2005

Lazycoder doesn't think PDC is worth the cost

Lazycoder: Microsoft Tech Ed and PDC not worth the time or money What do you really miss by not...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/29/2005

Getting decent wireless connectivity at PDC

I've seen several comments about the issues with WLAN accessibility at PDC '03. I am delighted to...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/28/2005

Capacity planning for PDC

There's an interesting discussion about PDC over at Yahoo Groups' Windows Technical: Off Topic...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/24/2005

Stunning PDC details revealed!

Okay, maybe not so stunning, but in response to several requests that have come in from commenters...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/20/2005

PDC pre-conference: 1 day, or 2?

I’m trying to figure out how we should handle the PDC pre-conference this year, and wanted to see if...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/16/2005

RSS Feeds for PDC

[Update: we now have an official feed for the main PDC event page, in addition to the community/blog...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/15/2005

How do you plan a PDC?

I’ve spent the past two months trying to figure out what it means to be PDC Content Owner, and how...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/14/2005

Pre-emptive strike: What will you show at PDC?

Scoble found my PDC post pretty fast, and so in anticipation of an increase in traffic, I figured...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/09/2005

PDC planning and your input

Back in January, my manager (Steve Cellini) mentioned that he’d kindly volunteered me to be Content...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/09/2005

Recent statements on WinFS, "Project Green"

Here are a couple pointers to the latest info we've made public on some ongoing development...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 03/08/2005

Web Smart Client in the real world - MSDN Chat Feb 17

In response to my previous posts about the spectrum of smart clients, I got an email from Mark...

Author: Jeremy M [MSFT] Date: 02/16/2005

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