July 2004 - Posts
By June 12th this year, I have completed 1 year in blogging on this site....:-)
MSDN Magazine is now listing Top 10 Must-Have tools every Microsoft Technology Developer should have...
^ Here ^
- NUnit to write unit tests (download)
- NDoc to create code documentation (download)
- NAnt to build your solutions (download)
- CodeSmith to generate code (download)
- FxCop to police your code (download)
- Snippet Compiler to compile small bits of code (download)
- Two different switcher tools, the ASP.NET Version Switcher and the Visual Studio .NET Project Converter (download)
- Regulator to build regular expressions (download)
- .NET Reflector to examine assemblies (download)
The Tour of MSR Videos are really cool and must to watch....
The Next-gen Internet protocol launched on Tuesday !
“ICANN, the U.S. body overseeing Web site allocations globally, has launched a new technology that will allow virtually unlimited Internet addresses, its chairman told Reuters on Tuesday.“
“The IPv6 system would run parallel to IPv4 for about 20 years to ensure that any bugs or system errors were weeded out. “
I am sure, VS 2005 express products are a kind of great leap towards a normal developer who just want to develop and learn application as per thier interest. I have got a feedback from some students and fellow developers regarding the download mechanism that these express product installers follows. These installers are typically very small in size but downloads the actual components on the fly by connecting to internet. Roshan has blogged on this issue as well to get the actual setup.
Based on cutomer feedback Microsoft also has kept manual setup instrcutions along with downloads...
Mandatory Step :- Download and install Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Beta:
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Beta (25 MB). Click Open to install the product.
Download and install Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Beta:
Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Beta (30 MB). Click Open to install the product.
Download and install Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Beta:
Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Beta (35 MB). Click Open to install the product.
[Optional] Download and install Microsoft Visual J# .NET Redistributable Package 2.0 Beta:
Microsoft Visual J# Redistributable Package 2.0 is required to develop with Visual J# in Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition Beta.
Microsoft Visual J# .NET Redistributable Package 2.0 Beta (4 MB). Click Open to install the product.
Download and install Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition Beta:
Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition Beta (44 MB). Click Open to install the product.
[Optional] Download and install Microsoft MSDN Express Library 2005 Beta:
The MSDN Express Library contains additional product documentation for all Visual Studio Express Editions.
Microsoft MSDN Express Library 2005 Beta (162 MB). Click Open to install the product.
[Optional] Download and install SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Beta:
SQL Server Express is an easy-to-use version of SQL Server 2005 designed for building simple data-driven applications.
SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Beta (36 MB). Click Open to install the product.
I got my new laptop monster :-) ;
Since I am not able to tell everyone the specs of it, I decided to scribble on my blog ;-)
Here it is :
iLINK (IEEE 1394)
Name :- Toshiba P25-S526
Processor : Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 3.20GHz
Operating System :- Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition (Sudhakar recommends Windows XP Professional ;-))
Memory :- 512MB PC2100 DDR SDRAM (256MB x 2)
Screen:- 17" Wide-Screen XGA Display (1440 x 900)
Video Memory:- NVIDIA® GeForce™ FX Go5200 GPU w/64MB DDR memory
Storage :- 80GB HDD (4200 rpm)
Optical Device :- DVD-Super Multi (DVD burner (± formats) w/DVD-RAM (works like an optical HDD).
Wireless:- Integrated Wi-Fi™ (IEEE 802.11g)
Speakers :- harman/kardon® stereo speakers
Animated product tour can be found here
Recently my fellow MVP buddy Pooja did a nice presentation at Bangalore .NET UG (BDOTNET) on Monad, the new command shell from Microsoft. It influenced me to read and learn more about Monad.
I have few bookmarks to read more...
What is Monad ?
(From Rosh...Yet another .NET Hacker)
How to get Monad ?
The Fundamentals pillar Topic on MSDN TV
Monad UG session at Bangalore .NET User Group by pooja
CMDLet LifeCycle & Commands in Monad
WinHEC Monad Slides
Other Links & Resources
BTW The Google says : http://www.google.co.in/search?q=msh+monad&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&meta=
Ah ! a lot to read...:-)
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