February 2003 - Posts

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Dogfooding and Showstoppers by ScottGu

At Microsoft we use the terms "dogfood" and "showstoppers" a lot when describing the "end game" of a product cycle. Dogfooding is slang for self-hosting mission critical systems on top of beta or release candidate software (as in "our dogfood tastes so...
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QQQ is sending out an SOS by ScottGu

Thomas Marquardt, one of our developers on ASP.NET, recently published an article on MSDN about ASP.NET performance monitoring. Along with the article are a number of great utilities (all complete with C# source code). We developed them internally to...
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Cool Viewstate Decoder by ScottGu

Paul Wilson has put together a pretty darn cool Viewstate decoder that enables you to see what the viewstate on an ASP.NET page looks like: http://www.wilsondotnet.com/Demos/ViewState.aspx He has also written a good article that describes the ASP.NET...
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Hitting Code Complete by ScottGu

This weekend has been a pretty busy one for my team (ASP.NET and the Visual Studio web tools) as we drive towards hitting code complete (CC) for our current V2 feature milestone. Our target date for hitting CC was this past Friday (the 14th) -- which...
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My First WebBlog Entry by ScottGu

Scott Watermasysk was kind enough to help set me up with this new blog -- and this is my first entry in it. So far, I've been very impressed with the system he has built -- it looks very polished! And best of all (of course) it is built with ASP.NET....
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