Microsoft’s withdrawal of support a Washington state bill aimed at outlawing discrimination based on sexual orientation is utterly foul. Microsoft wants to charge for its software, it wants to dominate markets, it wants people to use a non-tabbed browser — all things which some have labeled Evil and I said “eh“. But I am disgusted that […]
Clearly, I speak and Microsoft responds. Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 just became available in MSDN subscriber downloads. You’re welcome.
I discuss the VB6 / VB.NET petition in my latest column for SD Times.
Eric Rudder: “…even if it’s March 38th or 43rd, we will deliver [Whidbey Beta 2] in March….” I mean, here it is tax day and we’re all filled with gloom. Can’t anyone do anything to relieve my depression?
NTeam is a GotDotNet project that aims to integrate, for small- to medium-teals, Open Source alternatives to the features of Microsoft’s VSTS. In an EWeek article discussing it, Eric Sink of SourceGear, says that “It is inconceivable that a community project could produce a Team System clone, which is truly suitable for enterprise use during […]
“Sincerity is not enough.” We have heard from enough sincere people to last a lifetime already. Just because you believe it’s true doesn’t make it true. My Unitarian Jihad Name is: Brother Nail Gun of Warm Humanitarianism. Get yours.
This is a helpful image from Michael Russell. I don’t like the fundamental concept of “role-based“ IDEs but it looks like that’s what we’re going to have:
The headline in this survey in Computerworld is that C# is the most-used corporate development language, but my eye caught on some other numbers: 22% of respondents said they were developing 64-bit applications. 24% said they were developing wireless applications. Both those numbers are total bull. Both those areas require specialized tools that have nothing […]
My notes on Bill Gates knighthood ceremony finally were posted on Friday.
In which I extoll the power of Agilix InfiNotes and show source code for note-taking applications on the Tablet PC.