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The Visual Studio 2005 November 2005 CTP Toolbox Issue
I just got my VS2005 CTP Nov 2005 disc in the mail and installed it yesterday. Today I tried pulling up an old project and creating a new project, but I found that there was nothing but the HTML controls showing up in my toolbox. I even tried a reset (right-click for this option) and that didn't work as well. Googling ... I found this solution and it worked: You have to delete the toolbox.tbd file from %userprofile%\local settings\application ......

Posted On Thursday, December 30, 2004 10:32 AM

Code Brew Happening in Boston!

From Robert Hurlbut's blog ... they are starting up a Boston CodeBrew! Outstanding! Our CodeBrew here in St. Louis was outstanding.


Posted On Thursday, December 23, 2004 1:45 PM

Some VERY COOL Aircraft Photography (Wallpapers included)
Here are some very cool pics of some new to vintage fighter airplanes from the 2004 Nellis Airshow:http://www.richard-... Also there are some links here to some other high-def photos of other aircraft ... very nice stuff: http://www.richard-seaman.c... ......

Posted On Saturday, December 18, 2004 8:06 AM

INETA Adds New Speakers To Speakers Bureau! [FROM THE INETA SITE] We are very happy to announce that INETA will be adding 8 new speakers to the North American Speaker Bureau for the 2005 calendar year. They are: Don Kiely Kathleen Dollard Joel Semeniuk Russ Nemhauser Stephen Forte Jim Duffy Phil Weber Craig Utley We will have their bios up on shortly. INETA member group leaders can submit requests for these speakers immediately.Congrats to the new speakers, ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 15, 2004 5:03 PM

Chris Pels, .NET, and Government

Nice to see Chris Pels out there pitching the “truth” to the local government on technology issues before us.

Posted On Tuesday, December 14, 2004 11:45 AM

Embedded System Development in .NET

This is cool!:

Posted On Tuesday, December 14, 2004 10:44 AM

Book Webcast

This morning I am doing an author Webcast with my friends Jeff Julian and John Alexander!

Posted On Tuesday, December 14, 2004 7:25 AM

A World Of Search
Seems to be a lot of search news lately .... Today MSN released the MSN Search Toolbar: Yahoo! it seems will follow in January (according to this Reuters article): ......

Posted On Monday, December 13, 2004 4:31 PM

Need Some Rally Wallpapers?

Here's a whole slew of Rally wallpapers:

Posted On Monday, December 13, 2004 12:42 PM

Google Suggest (Beta)
It seems that Google has an interesting new feature that they are testing out. You type in what you are searching for in their search box and suggestions (like Intellisense) start appearing. Pretty cool. It is also interesting to see what the most popular searches are from this as it gives you the most popular matches to what you are typing. For instance, typing “Bill” and then a space will cause the textbox to offer you: Bill of rightsBill GatesBill ClintonBill OriellyBill MaherBill ......

Posted On Monday, December 13, 2004 10:06 AM

Bill Evjen's Learn ASP.NET Page
LEARN ASP.NET:Items of Importance in the ASP.NET World This is an ever-changing list of ASP.NET resources out there for folks that are interested in learning about ASP.NET and what it offers. Also, with the huge amount of ASP.NET material out there, this list attempts to cut through the clutter and provide you with a list of some of the top material out there. Feel free to add additional items by either emailing me or adding via the comments below. Thanks. If I am *JUST* starting, where do I start? ......

Posted On Friday, December 10, 2004 10:07 AM

Mysterious Buyer Purchases Web Services Patents

This is a strange strange story about a lawyer representing an undisclosed buyer in a liquidation auction where some Web services patents were up for sale. The buyer bought the patents (for more than 15 million) and then dashed out of the room.

Who do you suppose bought them?

Posted On Thursday, December 9, 2004 9:16 AM

Very Cool Microsoft!

Sometimes it can be the little things. Good job Microsoft on sending over an XBOX and 30 games+ to everyone's ASP.NET friend Steve Smith!

Posted On Thursday, December 2, 2004 9:52 AM

INETA Appoints Two New Board Members!
The International .NET Association (INETA) has appointed two new board members for a three year term. This brings the board membership to seven people. The two new board members are: Julie Lerman Chris Pels ----------------------------- Julie Lerman leads the Vermont .NET User Group. Chris Pels leads the Boston .NET User Group. Both of these folks have gone out of their way to help make INETA what it is today. They are both outstanding volunteers and are eager to help INETA grow in this next year. ......

Posted On Thursday, December 2, 2004 9:24 AM

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