If you’re wondering what Xobni is, it’s “inbox” spelled backwards. But that’s not all it is. They are a startup company founded in 2006 whose mission is “to take back the email inbox for our users”. Their flagship product is called Xobni Insight and is an add-on for Microsoft Outlook.... [Read More]

Why NAnt Is Almost Better Than MSBuild

Earlier this week, Travis Illig wrote about Why NAnt Is Better Than MSBuild. It seems he is taking the opposite position that I have been lately. He makes some interesting and valid points in this post that I wanted to address. NAnt lets you run tasks before... [Read More]

Porting an NAnt Task to MSBuild

I have been working and talking a lot about MSBuild over the last few months. As part of that work, I have implemented several custom tasks for MSBuild. Most of those tasks were ones that I had written as part of an NAnt based build system while others were part... [Read More]

Free Microsoft Press E-Books Offer?

I’ve been seeing several people blogging about the free Microsoft Press E-Book offer. All you need to do is register and you get access to 3 e-books from Microsoft Press that you can download in PDF format. If you pay close attention to the details for... [Read More]