February 2007 - Posts

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VB.NET Version of Web Service Software Factory now available by Bil Simser

In addition to the 800,000 RSS feeds I subscribe to I also keep an eye on downloads from Microsoft. This is so I don't miss anything that happens to come out and become the new SharePoint or something. However monitoring downloads from Microsoft is like...
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A few good men (or women) by Bil Simser

I'm looking for a few good men (or women, but no lizards unless you're that cool one from that Geico commercial). I need a few good experienced intermediate to senior .NET developers in the Calgary area for projects. Short term, long term, or full time...
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SharePoint Code Camp this Saturday by Bil Simser

Please join Robert Holmes and other presenters at an all day event in Waltham, MA on Saturday, February 24th, from 8:30 to 6:00 PM presenting all aspects of the new SharePoint products, WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007. The main focus will be on the new aspects...
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ASP.NET 2.0:1, Bil:0 by Bil Simser

I just spent the better part of the evening chasing down the dumbest error I've ever seen. ASP.NET decided to litter my web.config file in a web app I'm setting up with a reference to stdole.dll (not a web dll nor is it anything I reference directly or...
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Versioning the Microsoft way... with NAnt by Bil Simser

I was inspired by a recent blog entry by Jeff Atwood here about how Microsoft versions their products and how the build number is significant. I thought it would be good to post a walkthrough of how to build your own versioning system ala Microsoft but...
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Goodbye Clippy, my old friend by Bil Simser

Here lies Clippy Beloved friend and annoying pain in the document to all of us. We'll miss you (not) 1997-2007
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How to drive a developer insane by Bil Simser

Further to my post about the two dozen add-ins I have loading into Visual Studio (wonder what Scott's startup looks like) I have no less than *3* Refactor menus available to me. First there's the built-in refactorings from Visual Studio (including an...
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What's in your Visual Studio? by Bil Simser

I noticed tonight my splash screen for Visual Studio was getting a little out of control (in addition to taking some time to load): I run Team Suite (just because I can) and I've got a lot loaded (including a new experiment, running ReSharper *and* CodeRush...
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Being a responsible aggregate blogger by Bil Simser

Sometimes things make my blood boil. Other times I just let it pass and move on. As I was trying to catch up on my feeds tonight (only 6182 to go for this month) I stumbled across this post by Andrew Stopford: Commercial UI components in OSS The use of...
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Shane Perran is a wiener! by Bil Simser

Congrats to Shane Perran with his splash screen entry for SharePoint Builder as it was the fav (both mine and people who emailed me about the entries). Shane will recieve a special package from me at this years MVP Summit, including the fabulous home...
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