Stephen Toub

.NET, MSDN Magazine, and other Adventures in Life

My Least Favorite Day of the Year

I’m an honest person. I value truth, sincerity, and candor. I appreciate people who are honest with...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 04/01/2006

Sudoku article on MSDN

My Sudoku article on MSDN is live at Microsoft Sudoku: Optimizing UMPC Applications for Touch and...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/31/2006

Sudoku code now available!

I'm happy to announce that the code for Microsoft Sudoku for the Tablet PC and Ultra-Mobile PC is...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/30/2006

Chicago's "Urinetown" is a hit!

The Chicago production of the musical "Urinetown" is a hit! Just check out some of these reviews:...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/28/2006

Sudoku... want the code?

In my last post I talked about the implementation of Sudoku we created for the Tablet PC and the...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/09/2006

Sudoku for the Tablet PC

In July of 2005, I was visiting my brother and my college roommate John in London. While there, John...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/09/2006

I'm on the Media Center Show!

Ian was nice enough to have me on the show this week. Check it...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/09/2006

April 2006 MSDN Magazine now online

The April 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/08/2006

TechNet Magazine March•April 2006 now online

The March•April 2006 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 02/28/2006

Do I speak Spanish, Italian, French, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Korean, and Portugese?

No, I don't, unfortunately, although at one point I knew a fair bit of Italian and French. C'est la...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 02/26/2006

MSDN Magazine RSS feeds

I've had several people recently ask me if it would be possible for MSDN Magazine to expose RSS...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 02/13/2006

March 2006 MSDN Magazine now online

The March 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 02/10/2006

"Urinetown" in Chicago!

Urinetown, the Tony-Award winning musical comedy created by Chicago's Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis,...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 02/01/2006

Visual Studio 2005 Guided Tour

2005 was a truly exciting year for us here at MSDN Magazine. We launched a new magazine. We covered...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 01/20/2006

Web Development Job!

Looking for a challenge? Want to own the responsibility for communicating with over 500,000...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 01/19/2006

February 2006 MSDN Magazine now online

The February 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 01/09/2006

Write Articles for MSDN Magazine

MSDN Magazine is always on the look out for talented developers and writers looking to get their...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 01/09/2006

MSJ Scam

First, a bit of history on MSJ, as taken from the MSJ archive at http://www.microsoft.com/msj/:...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 01/06/2006

TechNet Magazine January•February 2006 now online

The January•February 2006 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 01/03/2006

January 2006 MSDN Magazine now online

The January 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 12/13/2005

TechNet Magazine November-December 2005

I forgot to post this when it came out, but the November-December 2005 issue of TechNet Magazine is...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 11/20/2005

December 2005 MSDN Magazine now online

The December 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 11/08/2005

DevConnections

Heading to Las Vegas today for DevConnections. If you're attending the conference and are interested...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 11/06/2005

Position Changer Add-In updated for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2

Today, the Media Center team released Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (you...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 10/14/2005

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2

Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 was released today! Get it while it's hot....

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 10/14/2005

November 2005 MSDN Magazine now online

Interested in security? Of course you are! The November 2005 special security issue of MSDN Magazine...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 10/11/2005

Charlie Owen from the Media Center team is raffling off a bunch of prizes (Visual Studio 2005,...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 09/23/2005

Safely hosting untrusted add-ins with the .NET Framework 2.0

Shawn Farkas wrote a great article for the November 2005 security issue of MSDN Magazine in which he...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 09/22/2005

Using MediaState.dll with GAC'd Add-Ins

Update (10/14/2005): MediaState.dll in the new SDK released today is signed. You can download it at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 09/20/2005

Want to write for MSDN Magazine?

Interested in writing an article for MSDN Magazine? We're always looking for new and interesting...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 09/19/2005

DVR-MS: Adventures in Closed Captioning

I finished the code for this project months and months ago, and I had every intention of writing a...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 09/17/2005

October 2005 MSDN Magazine now online

The October 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 09/13/2005

Reliability in the .NET Framework

Last week, we put the finishing touches on the October 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine, now at the...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 08/16/2005

September 2005 MSDN Magazine now online

The September 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 08/09/2005

Urinetown

For anyone living or vacationing near Lake Michigan this summer and looking to see a great show,...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 07/17/2005

Having trouble viewing MSDN Magazine CHM files?

A few readers have commented to me that they've been having trouble recently viewing the CHM files...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 07/13/2005

August 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine now online

The August 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 07/12/2005

July 2005 MSDN Magazine now online

The July 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 06/14/2005

Edit DVR-MS Metadata

I was asked earlier this week if I knew of any tools that would let one easily edit the metadata...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 05/12/2005

June 2005 MSDN Magazine now online

The June 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 05/10/2005

MSDN Magazine 2004 CD

Forgot to mention this earlier, but for those of you who like to take the magazine with you wherever...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 05/05/2005

TechNet Magazine Spring 2005 Now Online!

The Spring 2005 issue of TechNet Magazine is now online. Check it out! The previous issue is still...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 05/03/2005

Time Travel with Media Center

One of the features I've wanted for a while now in Media Center is the ability to easily jump around...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 04/19/2005

May 2005 MSDN Magazine now online!

The May 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 04/12/2005

Want to work for Microsoft in NYC?

My team, which creates MSDN Magazine and TechNet Magazine, is looking for a Developmental Editor and...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 04/09/2005

April 2005 MSDN Magazine now online!

The April 2005 issue of MSDN Magazine (the 20th anniversary edition) is now available online at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/15/2005

Fun with DVR-MS Follow-up

I've received some very nice feedback on my DVR-MS article... I'm glad people are finding it so...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/04/2005

Fun with DVR-MS

My latest article for MSDN Online is now available at Fun with DVR-MS! A bit on the long side, but...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 03/02/2005

When (a+b)+c != a+(b+c)...

In a discussion of C# this weekend, someone said (a+(b+c)) is the same as ((a+b)+c) when a,b,c are...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 02/28/2005

John Keefe

I try to keep this blog about Microsoft, MSDN Magazine, and .NET (when I remember to post to it at...

Author: Stephen Toub - MSFT Date: 02/23/2005

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