Archive for December, 2004

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December 27, 2004

Noodhulp vloedgolven Zuid- en Oost-Azië

Vloedgolven als gevolg van een aardbeving in zee, hebben op zondag 26 december 2004 veel slachtoffers geëist in Zuid- en Oost-Azië.

http://www.giro555.nl

http://www.novib.nl/content/?type=articles&cat=283

Visual Studio 2005 Team System

December 27, 2004

By Granville G. Miller, Program Manager, Visual Studio 2005 Team System

The Microsoft Solutions Framework: An Integrated Approach to Agile or Formal Software Development Process

It would certainly be nice if there could be one way of building software. However, the truth is, there are many different types (e.g. embedded, packaged application, web service, three-tier client server, or web) of applications and so there must be just as many ways to build them. Compound this with the different software development cultures and the different types of competitive environments (hyper-competitive to regulated) and you can reach only a single conclusion. There can be no single software development process for all software development projects. This is the central philosophy behind the Microsoft Solutions Framework.

An Office Developer Conference

December 25, 2004

Microsoft plans to hold its first-ever conference for Microsoft Office software developers, the company announced this week. Sounds like fun! Why you ask: “ Developers can now integrate Office clients with Microsoft server products like the SharePoint Portal Server, Project Server, and the Live Communications Server, We’ve really moved beyond thinking of Office as a desktop productivity application“

http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,119018,pg,1,RSS,RSS,00.asp

War room you say?

December 24, 2004

Paul Thurrott and Todd Wanke talk on the XP Service Pack 2 project. Great insight in the Microsoft Company too. Nice read. By the way, Merry Christmas !

http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_sp2_inside.asp

Always a good read: Clemens Vasters' blog

December 3, 2004
From the master himself (Clemens V):
Dealing with Deadlocks and Other Unfortunate Events on the Application Level: Part 1
Dealing with Deadlocks and Other Unfortunate Events on the Application Level: Part 2
Dealing with Deadlocks and Other Unfortunate Events on the Application Level: Part 3