.NET Open Source and Microsoft

Jeff Atwood of CodingHorror fame, as part of my new advertising initiative, is teaming up with Microsoft to donate $10,000 in support of open source .NET projects. From Jeff’s blog, he is focusing on .NET open source projects …because open source projects are treated as second-class citizens... [Read More]

CardSpace Information Card Icon

According to an announcement on Richard Turner’s blog, Windows CardSpace finally has an icon to symbolize that a site or application supports Information Cards. This visual icon has been missing since Windows CardSpace was introduced. It is important to note that this is not a... [Read More]

SourceForge.Net 2007 Community Choice Awards

I know I’m a little late to the nomination party, but if you haven’t already nominated your favorite SourceForge project, please take the time to do so. It only takes a minute, and the Subtext development community would definitely appreciate it. The SourceForge.net team is proud to present our... [Read More]

Closed Betas for Windows Live Folder and Windows Live Photo Gallery

Microsoft has started offering limited beta testing of Windows Live Folder and Windows Live Photo Gallery. Windows Live Folder is designed to allow file sharing without relying on email, external USB devices, or public sharing sites. The Live Folder service uses email to share a link to the folder, but... [Read More]

Introduction to Coding Standards

Style is an often overlooked but very critical attribute of writing. The style of writing directly impacts the readability and understandability of the end product. [1] This statement is true not just for prose writing, but also for the style of programming in the writing of source code in a... [Read More]