Haven't had a chance to try it (AmberPoint Express) out yet, but I'm sure I will... If no other reasons/situations appear, then just because it's free ;-)
Mark Harrison: Free .NET Web Services Management Software
This article is written by the "inventor" of the term "Micro-ISV". I don't have a clue about the origin of the acronym, but I know that it means a software business with only one employee. Not that I have my own business nor am I looking peticularly hard for ideas for one, but it's an interesting article nevertheless... [Edit: Come to think of it, ISV is short for "Independent Software Vendor"...] Longhorn Developer Center Home: Finding a Product Idea for Your Micro-ISV ......
: "IIS Admin is a small tool for for use on Windows XP Professional. As you may have noticed, Windows XP Professional's IIS installation only allows one running website at a time.
This is where IIS admin enters the picture, it allows you to easily create multiple websites on Windows XP Professional and quick switching between them."
Found an article I've been looking/waiting for for ages - it deals with customizing installation options in .NET solutions. And it's great ;-)
Visual Studio Home: Customizing MSI Installation
ASP.NET: 10 Tips for Writing High-Performance Web Applications -- MSDN Magazine, January 2005: "This article discusses: - Common ASP.NET performance myths - Useful performance tips and tricks for ASP.NET - Suggestions for working with a database from ASP.NET - Caching and background processing with ASP.NET" If you haven't read this already, it's a good place to start when considering application optimization ......
: "Welcome to the Microsoft ROI support center. Here you'll find links to all of the Nucleus Research tools and information you need to develop a credible business case and prove the ROI of Microsoft products."
This first article explains the general concepts about coloring, and puts some of the principles to use on websites: Microsoft Office Assistance: Color it effective: How color influences the user The second article contains links to assorted color pickers around the web: Choosing colors for your Web Site I guess I should have read these bits before settling in on the color choices on my website - apparently I've chosen some very bright (yet warm?) colors. Bleh ......
Ultra-condensed book/movie summaries... Some are funny as hell, though ;-)
Wired 12.12: VIEW
: "If you're too cool for school, you're probably not very smart. Some of us would rather build rockets than friendships."
He's right, you know...
This is a superb initiative - if you have time to spare and want to contribute to a "good cause", you can help translating stuff here. If any Danes are interested, you can get to be translator of all the GUI literals ;-)
All Free Dictionaries project : More than 90 free dictionaries.
A good, but somewhat obvious article about the quarrels of being a software architect. Not that I
am one, but I recognize much of what is described...
To Software Architects: Serve End Users, Not Your Egos
For those of you with a rememberance of DOS (I'm feeling old now), here's the gaming site you'll want to visit...
DOS Games Archive: download free MS-DOS games
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts."
Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970)