I got waaay behind on reading my "MSDN Just Published" feed. So after browsing through the > 100 articles mentioned (yes, I "filtered" them via headlines first), I found a few that sounded relevant and interesting. I'll throw them at you randomly: Common ASP.NET 2.0 Conversion Issues and Solutions Windows Vista - get the Beta Coding4Fun - Some Assembly Required: Is that you? Writing Better Software for Cool USB Hardware Coding4Fun - In the Box: Giving Computers a Voice MSDN TV: Intelligent Applications ......
Brian Scotts Cropper
is now v1.6 final. And it's a nice (no, VERY nice) tool.
Google Talk is just another IM client, including voice. The difference between Google Talk and other IM clients appears to be that you are required to have a Gmail account to use this one. So the Beta that this is doesn't really offer any revolutionary new stuff, but I'm sure the Google Team has a few aces up their sleeves. If they don't, why did they even bother creating Google Talk in the first place? (hint: right now, GAIM gives you much more versatility and agility) ......
Mark's Sysinternals Blog: Running Windows with No Services
. Hm. Might be useful info when playing Football Manager
on the laptop.
(Note to self: remember to unplug network cable before killing AV/firewall processes ;-)
At the VS2005 MSDN lab
, 101 Samples for Visual Studio 2005
are now available. I am blogging while on vacation, so I haven't really had a chance to look into them any further. Looks nice, though.
BTW, look at the very bottom of the page: "The remaining 51 samples are coming soon. Stay tuned." ;-)