Category: Miscellaneous

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Switch statement humor

Today during a code review session at a client, we spoke about using the switch statement in C#, instead of the if statement. A few hours later I got the reply that they were...

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DotNetNuke is not open source

Rob Howard is ‘surprised‘ to find out about the Slashdot mentality. They and especially a lot of their visitors seem to think that DotNetNuke isn’t open source. The source is definitely open, but it uses...

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DivX Create software free today only!

To celebrate their 5th anniversary, DivX is giving away their normally $19.95 DivX Create Bundle software for free today only. Fill in your e-mail address (of course an address they can spam ’till the...

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Everybody hates Chris on GoogleVideo

I’ve recently seen Never Scared, the HBO show of Chris Rock, which was very very funny. I’ve just read on LifeHacker that his tv-show "Everybody hates Chris" will be on GoogleVideo the next four days....

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Maxxed out on Avalon

I just watched a part of the keynote of the PDC05 via the webcast. I got in while Don and Chris were presenting Avalon, currently names the Windows Presentation Foundation. More info on WinFX...

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How to run IE7 (Beta 1) alongside IE6

For some applications, I always want to try out the latest versions. They sometimes contain such cool new features, or look so much better, you just have to get those. Office, while adding nothing...

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New XML File Format

Microsoft just introduced a video on Channel9 about the new file format for Office 12, which is to be released in the future. Word, Excel and PowerPoint will be able to use the new...

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TopDesk : A super top desk application

I have always tried applications or tools like TweakUI and it’s alt-tab replacement. With it, while you alt-tab through your applications, you see a small screenshot of that application. That way, it’s much more clear...

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DevDays : Powerpoint slides

For the visitors from the Dutch DevDays 2005, you can download the slides here. I heard they also taped some tracks which would also be shown in the site, but haven’t found these yet.