Visual Studio "Orcas" Beta 1

Microsoft has just released Beta 1 of Visual Studio “Orcas”. For those that don’t know, “Orcas” is the next generation development tool for Windows Vista, the 2007 Office System, and the web. The Beta 1 release consists of multiple products including Visual Studio Professional Edition, Visual Studio Team Suite and... [Read More]

New skins available for GWB

There are a few new skins available for GWB bloggers, bringing the total number of skins up to 21. The skins are: AnotherEon001 Back In Black (new) Blue BlueBook Cogitation Day Dreamin’ (new) Dirtylicious (new) GreenBook Informatif (new) KeyWest Leafy Lightz Minty (new)... [Read More]

Birds-of-a-Feather session - "Code Style and Standards - Best Practices"

I just received notification from INETA that my Birds-of-a-Feather session, “Code Style and Standards - Best Practices” has been accepted for TechEd 2007. The session is currently scheduled for Tuesday, June 5 at 1:00 PM. I want to thank everyone that voted for my session, I greatly appreciate it and... [Read More]

Windows Live Writer and Subtext

Jeff has updated his original post about configuring Windows Live Writer for .Text so that it shows how to configure WLW for use with Subtext. The nice thing is that this is very simple and really just involves running through the wizard and selecting “Another weblog service” as the... [Read More]

CC.NET Vista Sidebar Gadget

Simone Chiaretta has just released a beta version of his new Vista Sidebar Gadget for monitoring Cruise Control.NET. This gadget uses the CC.NET REST-like API and connects to the XmlStatusReport service that comes as part of CC.NET. CC.NET Vista Sidebar Gadget docked to the sidebar... [Read More]