Internet Explorer Beta 3 is available

29 ביוני 2006

what's new in Beta 3 Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3 is now available for download and includes improvements in reliability, compatibility, user features, and security. Although Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 was layout complete, they made some additional changes to the look and feel of the browser. Beta 3 allows users to add the e-mail button back to the toolbar, enables users to reorder the tabs by dragging them to the left or right, and enables horizontal scrolling while zooming. To improve the RSS experience, Internet Explorer 7 now allows users to update all their RSS feeds automatically. In addition, the...
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Intellisense / Smart Tags do not work after LINQ May CTP Installation

20 ביוני 2006

If you are experiencing troubles with the intellisense or with the refactoring smart tags after installing LINQ May CTP here is the solution for you: Close all instances of Visual Studio. Start RegEdit Open HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\8.0\Packages\{A066E284-DCAB-11D2-B551-00C04F68D4DB}\SatelliteDLL Edit the "Path" value and change it from "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC#\VCSPackages\1033\" to "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC#\VCSPackages\" Go to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE and run: devenv /setup devenv /resetuserdata devenv /resetsettings CSharp Restart Visual Studio and continue working! Enjoy!
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Reflector for .NET is a great tool!

18 ביוני 2006

When exploring new technologies, You often wonder what is really written in the assemblies  you reference.   Currently, exploring WF and WCF along many other exiting new technologies, I am working with a great tool that I want to share with you: Reflector for .NET. Reflector is the class browser, explorer, analyzer and documentation viewer for .NET. Reflector allows to easily view, navigate, search, decompile and analyze .NET assemblies in C#, Visual Basic and IL.   So, If you want to know all about how System.Windows.Forms.Control is implemented, and how serialization works, Download this excellent yet simple tool. Enjoy!
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Microsoft's Cheif Architect (Bill Gates) is being replaced after July 2008

Microsoft Corp. today announced that effective July 2008 Bill Gates, chairman, will transition out of a day-to-day role in the company. The company announced a two-year transition process.  The company announced that Chief Technical Officer Ray Ozzie will immediately assume the title of chief software architect and begin working side by side with Gates on all technical architecture and product oversight responsibilities. Gates then will continue as chairman and advisor while increasing Foundation efforts. Read more...
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Next-Generation Data Access : ADO.NET Entity Framework

The next version of ADO.NET starts to deliver on Microsoft’s vision for an Entity Framework that can fundamentally change how you think about data. Find out what problem spaces the ADO.NET Entity Framework and Language-Integrated Query are targeting, and their innovative approach for addressing those challenges. Download the Next Generation Data Access white paper here. Download the ADO.NET Entity Framework Overview here. Download the ADO.NET Technical Preview - Entity Data Model here. Enjoy!