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Providing technical information from a slight slanted standpoint.
By Peter Henry on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 11:33 PM

RSS Readers using LinkedIn and FacebookDo a lot of your Connections or Friends have blogs?  Do you want to know when they post new articles?  Are you a LinkedIn or Facebook user?  Then read on for an easy way to get updated when someone creates a blog entry!

By Peter Henry on Friday, December 11, 2009 9:21 PM

Tech Days Canada 2009 OttawaToday was the second and last day of Tech Days Canada 2009 Ottawa.  Read on for some pictures from Joey deVilla's track, Developing for the Microsoft-Based Platform.

By Peter Henry on Friday, December 11, 2009 8:49 PM

If you're like me, you like to have a place for everything, and everything in it's place.  Read on for a fantastic New Folder shortcut courtesy of Scott Cate.

By Peter Henry on Thursday, December 10, 2009 9:02 PM

Do you give presentations with Windows 7 and wish you could magnify one portion of the screen to draw your audience's attention to something important?  Read on for a great tool baked right into Windows 7!

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, December 09, 2009 10:23 PM

Tech Days Canada 2009 OttawaToday was the first day of Tech Days Canada 2009, Ottawa Edition.  Read on for some pictures from Joey deVilla's track, Developing for the Microsoft-Based Platform.

By Peter Henry on Monday, December 07, 2009 12:13 AM

Imitation iPhone done in XAML/WPFHave you decided to take the plunge into the deep, murky waters of WPF/Silverlight/XAML?  Read on for a fantastic way to get started!

By Peter Henry on Sunday, December 06, 2009 2:35 PM

PrivasoftWhat does your company do for Christmas?  Do you go out for lunch?  Have an evening event with significant others (SOs) OR does your company take the opportunity to do something very unique?  Read on for a cool story about what my company did!

By Peter Henry on Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:27 PM

Are you looking to uber focus on your cool new UX in Blend?  Read on for the fastest trick to do that (and to get back once you're ready to come up for air).

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, December 01, 2009 11:11 PM

When doing WPF/SL development, are you tired of being peppered with reloading dlgs from VS?  Read on for a quick tip to stop the nagging!

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 10:55 PM

Expression Blend 3 has code editing built in!  VERY COOL!  You don't always have to go out to Visual Studio to add some code, but you'd never know it by the default options.  Read on for how to change it!

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 9:10 PM

Did you read the latest news?  Expression Blend is source control friendly, just not to SVN, read on for more details.

By Peter Henry on Monday, November 23, 2009 10:48 PM

So you've created a custom class for special information, fantastic!  But now, how to you get your users to input data?  Ya, sure you could create a new data entry form, but is there an easier way?  Read on for a cool tool Visual Studio has in it's toolbox for you!

By Peter Henry on Sunday, November 22, 2009 2:04 PM

hhhhmmmm you've just spent four months slaving over Expression Blend and Visual Studio, suffering through XAML, layout managers, routed events, data binding, EF, POCOs, etc, and the first thing people at your sprint demo say is....."eeeeehhhhhhh" that's ugly!  Read on for a 15m quick fix to help make a great first impression!

By Peter Henry on Thursday, November 19, 2009 9:16 PM

Do you want to see those cool Images/Bitmaps when you're debugging your code?  Read on to help fill the one gapping hole in Visual Studio's debugger.

By Peter Henry on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 8:35 PM

Do you use SQL Server Management Studio to right mouse click on a table and just hate it when you're told how many rows you can SELECT or EDIT?  Read on for a quick'n'easy fix!

By Peter Henry on Saturday, November 14, 2009 1:29 PM

Do you use Properties?  COOL!  Then you might want to check out Automatic Properties to help save a bit of typing.

By Peter Henry on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 9:14 PM

This morning a friend of mine (NK) emailed me saying he heard my Dad being talked about on TV last night.  This isn't the first time this has happened, but what was different was the setting.  Read on for an interesting story.

By Peter Henry on Monday, November 09, 2009 9:02 PM

So!  You think you know your scoping rules for C# eh?  Check out this funky little nuance/difference between the CLR and C#!  This surprised me, and it might surprise you too!

By Peter Henry on Sunday, November 08, 2009 2:10 PM

Progress update as promised (late, but still as promised).

By Peter Henry on Thursday, November 05, 2009 4:30 PM

Do you want to get the most out of your Visual Studio experience?  Read on for over 135 Tips'n'Tricks to become more proficient with the tool you live'n'breath with everyday!

     
  
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