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MBS Solutions and Partner Opportunities
If you haven't heard, Microsoft is wrapping a good number of its business solutions into a new branding bundle called Dynamics. The bundle made up of new and existing products will be wrapped closely around the Microsoft Office suite. As a part of this solution base Microsoft will introduction the Office Small Business Accounting 2006 (SBA). On Satya Nadella's (Microsoft VP) blog there is a statement that really bothers me though. “We also provided details on the hooks of we provide for writing ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 27, 2005 7:08 PM

Thank you Windows XP!
Okay, so I just went through some hell that really made me realize how much I take the advances of Windows XP for granted. I have an older computer in my office which is equiped with an ATI 7500 All-In-Wonder TV/video card. I have beat this computer to the ground and the last time I rebuilt it, I didn't bother with the bells and whistles... until yesterday. I decided I wanted to set up the TV on this computer again. Trick is that the computer is so old that some of the hardware (integrated sound ......

Posted On Sunday, September 25, 2005 5:14 PM

Same Old Argument
Wa wa, my language is better than yours! It's the same old tired argument again over on Channel 9. Let's get it straight once and for all, it isn't the language that is an issue. The inherent problem that causes VB programmers to have an inferiority complex is not the language, but rather the company they keep. The truth is VB is easier to pick up than C# for some reason (probably because VB is a bit more verbose). And that appeals to RAD developers. A big problem with most RAD developers is that ......

Posted On Sunday, September 25, 2005 5:06 PM

Ballmer Unbound
“It was ambitious beyond the state of the art. We won't do that again. We'll be ambitious within the state of the art.” ...MS CEO Ballmer on Windows, Vista's scale back and delay: Newsweek September 26th, 2005 pg. E6. WHAT? I thought it was up to Microsoft to define the “State of the art” and for the rest of us to follow like a bunch of Lemings. Mr. Ballmer's statement baffles me, but it may very well define the difference between Google and MS. --chaz ......

Posted On Sunday, September 25, 2005 10:15 AM

NJ Code Camp

I'll be presenting at the New Jersey Code Camp on October 15th.  I will be presenting on “Data Binding to Custom Classes” and “Defining a Domain”.  I'll post up some more details soon.  I'm putting the finishing touches on it now.


Posted On Friday, September 16, 2005 7:27 AM

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