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jQuery Visual Studio Autocomplete Documentation

jQuery a fast and concise JavaScript Library has release a version with autocomplete documentation for Visual Studio. You can find it here next to al other versions.

Please don't use the Visual Studio version on production machines, it's way bigger than the other versions of jQuery.

Posted On Wednesday, October 29, 2008 10:34 AM

From C++ to C#
In a new article on CIO.com Anders Hejlsberg tells next to a lot of other things how C# get's his name. Below a quote of the article: [CIO] Why was the language originally named Cool, and what promoted the change to C#? [AH] The code name was Cool, which stood for 'C like Object Oriented Language'. We kind of liked that name: all of our files were called .cool and that was kind of cool! We looked seriously at keeping the name for the final product but it was just not feasible from a trademark perspective, ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:50 PM

Microsoft Enterprise Library 4.1 Released
Microsoft Enterprise Library 4.1 has been released with some improvements and fixes. What's new Unity interception mechanism and integration of the Policy Injection Application Block with the Unity Application Block Added support for generics in the Unity Application Block Added support for arrays in the Unity Application Block Performance improvements Usability improvements to the configuration tool Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 support Bug fixes Enterprise Library homepage Quick Starts ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 28, 2008 10:33 AM

CTP for Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0.
The CTP for Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0 is now available! Is available as a virtual image. More info you can find at the links below: Using a download manager to get the VPC: http://blogs.msdn.com/brian... Dealing with Activation messages within the VPC: http://blogs.msdn.com/brian... From: http://blogs.msdn.com/angel... ......

Posted On Monday, October 27, 2008 7:37 PM

New .NET Logo
After 8 years it was time to change the .NET logo. The new logo stand for consistency, robustness and great user experiences. The design look like a "wave" with a suggestion of the letter 'N' that will become recognizable over time as shorthand for the .NET brand name. From: http://blogs.msdn.com/msmos... ......

Posted On Monday, October 27, 2008 7:29 PM

Intellisense not working in Visual Studio 2008
Recently my intellisense on Visual Studio 2008 stops working, after some search I found a solution at http://blogs.blackmarble.co... I had a poke about in Tools|Option and found that on the Text Editor|All Languages that the three checkboxes for Statement Completion where showing neither empty or checked but a fully coloured box - which usually means an unknown settings. So a set these all to checked (a tick) and ......

Posted On Thursday, October 23, 2008 4:43 PM

Microsoft ASP.NET MVC Beta Released
Micrsoft's ASP.NET MVC is in BETA phase now. Link: http://www.microsoft.com/do... New features: MvcFutures.dll is not included in the beta (as it wouldn't be included in the final release) The Beta installer installs the ASP.NET MVC assemblies (System.Web.Mvc.dll, System.Web.Routing.dll, and System.Web.Abstractions.dll) into the GAC. New Simple Membership Features in the Default Project Template New Filter ......

Posted On Thursday, October 16, 2008 10:26 AM

SDN Conference Day #2
(Sorry A blog post in Dutch about day 2 of a software conference in the Netherlands) Vandaag (7 okt) was het dag #2 van de SDN Conference. Zelfde opzet als dag #1 alleen 1 sessie ronde minder, maar daardoor niet minder interessant. De volgende sessies had ik op mn lijstje staan voor vandaag: DB.04 Rock Star Common Table Expressions door Stephen Forte Common table expressions (CTE) is een nieuwe feature in SQL 2005/2008. CTE is erg handig voor recursive queries, ranking en voor het zoeken naar dubbele ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 7, 2008 9:37 PM

SDN Conference Day #1
(Sorry A blog post in Dutch about a software conference in the Netherlands) Vandaag (Maandag 6 okt) waren we met z'n 3 afgereisd naar het pittoreske Noordwijkerhout waar de SDN Conference werd gehouden, oftewel SDC. Op de SDC waren sessies over bijv .NET, Information worker, DotNetNuke, Delphi, Database, Architecture en User eXperience. De sessie waar ik vooral naar toe was gegaan waren de .NET/Architecture sessies. Voor vandaag stonden voor mij de volgende sessies op het programma. Ik zal niet te ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 7, 2008 12:32 AM

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