May 2007 - Posts

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Nice Idea: Web Site Organizes Geeks to become IT Volunteers for NonProfits by Ken Cox [MVP]

I'm sure there are many nonprofits that are desperate for qualified volunteers to create web sites, build a membership database, or troubleshoot computer and LAN problems, There are also geeks who get a kick out of doing these tasks either for the experience...
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You Can "Go Ahead" and Drop the Filler Words by Ken Cox [MVP]

I really appreciate the recorded presentations on ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight from Microsoft. However, the latest "beat pause" phrase by MS speakers is getting on my nerves. A single verb isn't sufficient at present. You don't "drag a control" onto a...
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Looking Under the Hood of Silverlight 1.1 Apps by Ken Cox [MVP]

I'm still getting my head around the alpha of Silverlight 1.1. The more I see, the more I think this is going to be huge. One of the best ways to come to grips with new technology is to look under the hood to see how it was put together. To that end,...
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SharePoint 2007 for Dummies Needs a Magnifying Glass by Ken Cox [MVP]

I just received a copy of Microsoft SharePoint 2007 for Dummies by Vanessa L. Williams. I was the technical editor of this title. Overall, I found it a good book with valuable hands-on information for setting up and managing a SharePoint 2007 portal....
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Concerns about Silverlight, ActiveXObject, and Corporate Acceptance by Ken Cox [MVP]

I'm really excited about the potential found in Silverlight 1.1. The ability to create rich, browser-embedded applications using .NET languages is very appealing. I mentioned to a control vendor that what I really need to move forward is a grid control...
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