Monday, February 27, 2006

Outlook time zones

Jensen Harris: An Office User Interface Blog: "did you know you can show two time zones at once in the Outlook calendar?
This tip works in all versions of Outlook."

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

5 Dos and Don'ts of Blogging

Microsoft Momentum Article: "Blogs are a simple and inexpensive way to communicate with customers and prospects, but be aware of their downside."

Friday, February 17, 2006

Eric does it again

Yours, Mine and Ours:
"I claim here that there are three categories of software:
MeWare: The developer creates software. The developer uses it. Nobody else does.
ThemWare: The developer creates software. Other people use it. The developer does not.
UsWare: The developer creates software. Other people use it. The developer uses it too.
For completeness, I suppose I should probably mention the obvious fourth category:
NobodyWare: The developer creates software. Nobody uses it. "

He then explains the pros/Cons of each. Excellent article

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

'an army always fights better if you burn the bridges behind it.'

Borland to Sell Dev Tools:
"Leaving the IDE business means that Borland will no longer sell its Delphi, C++ Builder, C# Builder, JBuilder, Kylix or InterBase product lines.

These moves put Borland in more direct competition with a handful of companies focusing on application lifecycle management, including Compuware, Mercury Interactive, IBM, Serena Software, and to some extent Microsoft with its Visual Studio Team System."

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

The 30 Minute Regex Tutorial

The Code Project - .NET:
"My goal is to get you up and running with a basic understanding of regular expressions within 30 minutes."

Explaining BizTalk to your Grandma

The Code Project - .NET
"I would start off with an analogy. In the section below, I am comparing BizTalk Server to a Customs facility."