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Play your old MS-DOS games in JavaScript

I recently found this.. https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_msdos_games A library of your...

Author: knom Date: 02/08/2016

VSCode Extension for Office Development

Office Add-In development is great fun with the new API Model! Especially Outlook extensibility...

Author: knom Date: 02/01/2016

WordPress in Azure WebApps with Azure Sql Database

I’ve not done a lot of blogging recently.. With the last post on my OLD blog being from 2010. One of...

Author: knom Date: 01/29/2016

TechEd Europe 2010–Workflow Foundation 4.0 Session

Thanks for everyone who showed up at my session today! Please make sure to rate it in the TechEd...

Author: knom Date: 11/09/2010

Big>Days Content is online

The Big>Days are over! Two interesting weeks of presentations in Innsbruck, Graz, Wien and Linz....

Author: knom Date: 03/31/2010

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 – Setup Screenshots

Today I’ve installed Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Ultimate on a VHD-booted machine. The new version of...

Author: knom Date: 10/20/2009

IIS7: WCF Services - .SVC do not work

Recently I came across a problem with Windows Communication Foundation Services and IIS 7. What I...

Author: knom Date: 10/14/2009

CodeFest-Meals – Silverlight Webcast Series and Sample App

During the last weeks I’ve been working on a Silverlight sample application called “CodeFest-Meals”....

Author: knom Date: 09/09/2009

LINQ-To-Everywhere – List of LINQ Providers

This weekend I’ve built a small application, which queries the “Simpsons” seasons guide data and...

Author: knom Date: 04/27/2009

Windows 7 – VHD Boot – Setup Guideline

Windows 7 has a really useful feature called “VHD Boot”. With that you can boot your entire Windows...

Author: knom Date: 04/07/2009

Slides and Demos from BigDays 2009 are online!

These days I'm travelling around austria with our biggest developer & IT Pro event Big>Days...

Author: knom Date: 03/22/2009

Enable Instant Answers – in a country outside of the US

IE 8 Searchbar – Instant Answers is really cool (see below). There’s only one problem: It doesn’t...

Author: knom Date: 03/04/2009

Custom Search Providers for Internet Explorer

I’m sure all of you know the search box in Internet Explorer! You can search ANY searchable site...

Author: knom Date: 02/12/2009

IE 8 Searchbar – Instant Answers

Now that I’m running Windows 7 I’m using the new IE 8 as well. Recently I found a cool new feature...

Author: knom Date: 02/11/2009

Upgrade TFS 2008 Workgroup Edition to Standard Edition

I’ve had a little playground TFS 2008 installation for a while for use with some “pet-projects”. I...

Author: knom Date: 02/09/2009

WPF Webcast - New Year's resolutions

I’ve a lot of New Year’s resolutions for 2009 :-) One of them is to blog more often (we’ll see how...

Author: knom Date: 01/07/2009

Wake-On-Lan Client with C#

I bought myself an Acer L5100 Media Center PC, running with Windows Vista Media Center for...

Author: knom Date: 12/31/2008

IP Address Calculations with C# (Subnetmasks, Networks, …)

Recently I wanted to develop a wake-on-lan application for my media center. For that I needed the...

Author: knom Date: 12/31/2008

WPF Day in Dublin

Last week I was in Dublin doing two sessions on WPF for Microsoft Ireland. They did a "Client-UI...

Author: knom Date: 12/17/2008

Silverlight Toolkit - December Release

The Silverlight Toolkit is a project built by the Silverlight product team, which contains a lot of...

Author: knom Date: 12/16/2008

A Valuable Tool for WPF and Silverlight

Working with WPF & Silverlight is really great! The only problem if you use it in production is...

Author: knom Date: 12/03/2008

Using the VS Templates for Composite-WPF-Guidance

This is about using the templates for a new project. First of all you need to download the templates...

Author: knom Date: 10/22/2008

Visual Studio Templates for Composite WPF Guidance

I've played around with Composite Application Guidance for WPF for a while now. Yesterday I did a...

Author: knom Date: 10/22/2008

Visual Studio Templates - Composite WPF Guidance - Installation

First of all download the template package from here. For an overview of the functionality see...

Author: knom Date: 10/22/2008

Team System + Gadgets + Outlook

If you're using Team Foundation Server, these utilities might be useful for your everyday's work: *)...

Author: knom Date: 10/15/2008

Silverlight 2 Released

Silverlight 2 is finally released! If you plan using it you need to install three things:...

Author: knom Date: 10/14/2008

Silverlight 2.0 Upgrade Experience

Silverlight 2.0 was released earlier this day. If you browse to...

Author: knom Date: 10/14/2008

A Must Have Tool - VS 2008 Snippet Designer

Mathew Manela from the Online Tools Group at Microsoft has written a really cool tool, which adds a...

Author: knom Date: 10/09/2008

.NET Roadshow - Demo Solution

The demo solution from our .NET Beginners Roadshow is no ready for download for attendees and all...

Author: knom Date: 09/19/2008

On the road - The .NET Beginners Road Show

From September 16th to 25th I'll be on the road with the .NET Beginners Road Show together with my...

Author: knom Date: 08/12/2008

Whitepaper - "InfoScreen App with Silverlight 1.0"

One of our mail goals in the Developer & Platform Evangelism is driving adoption of new...

Author: knom Date: 06/06/2008

BigDays 2008 - Slides and Demos

Here are the slides and demos of my four sessions at the Austrian Launch Tour "Big>Days 2008"....

Author: knom Date: 04/16/2008

"Hacking" System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient

In .NET 2.0 there is a cool class called SmtpClient within System.Net.Mail. With this class you can...

Author: knom Date: 04/16/2008

WcfSvcHost and WcfTestClient in VS 2008

There are two nice helper apps included in Visual Studio 2008, which allow you to test-host your WCF...

Author: knom Date: 03/24/2008

Silverlight 2 - Feature Overview

Last week in Las Vegas the upcoming version Silverlight 2 was presented. Right now the Beta 1 is...

Author: knom Date: 03/16/2008

MiX 08 Keynote News - Silverlight, IE 8, ...

Wednesday March 5th, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas. Endless crowds are trying to get into the keynote...

Author: knom Date: 03/07/2008

We're going to Las Vegas

As MiX conference currently takes place here - I travelled "over" to Las Vegas. 15h of flight!...

Author: knom Date: 03/07/2008

MiX 2008 - I'm coming!!

Hurrah! This year I'm allowed to attend MiX conference in Las Vegas! And I'm really excited! I'm...

Author: knom Date: 03/02/2008

Inside Workflow Foundation Activities

Activities are the heart of WF. Together they form workflows, control the flow or do loops. They can...

Author: knom Date: 03/01/2008

Advanced Workflow Foundation - MSDN Briefing

This week I had a session about advanced topics of Windows Workflow Foundation. Some features I...

Author: knom Date: 02/29/2008

Are male Tech-Geeks more corpulent?!

What made me think about this topic, was a combobox of shirt-sizes I came across during my speaker...

Author: knom Date: 01/23/2008

Funny VB-LINQ MSDN Manual

While browsing around in the MSDN library, I stopped at a funny page about LINQ in VB 9...

Author: knom Date: 01/22/2008

Silverlight-Showcase "CollectIT" Video

Recently I've been recording a Demo-Video of our sticker-collection application. It's built on a...

Author: knom Date: 01/17/2008

MSDN Subscription - Restrict DVD delivery language

If you have an MSDN subscription, I suppose you get a lot of DVDs in different languages like...

Author: knom Date: 01/17/2008

Behind the Scenes of LINQ - Part 2

Last time we started by translating a LINQ query List<int> ints = new List<int>() { 1,...

Author: knom Date: 01/10/2008

XTOPIA - WPF Workshop Video

The video of my WPF session at the XTOPIA Conference earlier this year is now available online!...

Author: knom Date: 12/05/2007

Free mail with Windows Live - Custom Domains

Recently I came across a really cool live server called "Custom Domains". This service is currently...

Author: knom Date: 12/04/2007

Behind the Scenes of LINQ - Part 1

Now it's getting confusing :-) As a prequel to my LINQ-To-Sql Article, I'd like to digg into the...

Author: knom Date: 11/12/2007

XNA - TechEd Event Resources

Thanks to everyone who attended our session earlier this morning! As promised you'll find the source...

Author: knom Date: 11/06/2007

XNA Session @ TechEd Europe

On Tuesday I'll be doing a session about the XNA Framework at TechEd Europe together with my...

Author: knom Date: 11/02/2007

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