The reorg shuffle

Today finished my first day after the reorganization shuffle last night at work. We lost two people, one developer and one manager and two other managers (including myself) were moved around and are no longer managers. All of the political reasons and posturing aside, it has made me realize one... [Read More]

URL File Downloader for .NET

I recently needed the ability to download a file from an arbitrary URL using .NET that was compatible in both .NET 1.1 and .NET 2.0. What I found didn’t meet all of my needs, so I decided to write my own. As a result, I also posted my first <a... [Read More]

Internet Explorer 7 Release Candidate 1

IE7 RC1 is here! I’ve been running IE7 since the first public beta and have really liked it. If you haven’t already installed it, I highly recommend it. The RC1 build includes improvements in performance, stability, security and comparability. There have also been changes to the fit and finish of... [Read More]

Windows Live Writer

Courtesy of the latest issue of WXPNews, I came across a very cool new blogging tool, named Windows Live Writer. This is a desktop application that makes it very easy to write new blog posts by providing a WYSIWYG (“What You See Is What You Get”) editor that... [Read More]

Microsoft Buys Tools Vendor Winternals

Microsoft just announced that it has purchased Winternals Software and Sysinternals. Winternals is a leading provider of systems recover tools for Windows-based enterprises and Sysinternals is one of the leading community and enthusiast sites for people interested in information about the internals of the Windows operating system. Winternals... [Read More]