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Microsoft Search
Many things are happening on the search front if you haven't been watching the tech news as of late. Just recently, Microsoft launched the beta to their online search engine at: I was shocked and chuckled a bit when I saw the simplicity of the page here .... kinda looks like some other site I know. :) One nice feature was the local search. Not sure if they have to work on the local search. For an example of this working, I typed in “Garage Door”, pretending ......

Posted On Monday, November 15, 2004 4:22 PM

Code Brew!
Here in St. Louis, we had the first Code Brew (as we call it)! We have been meeting at user group meetings for the last four years. It is nice to always go to a user group and meet others, network, and see some great presentations. But a few of us wanted a bit more interaction - so born was the idea of a Code Brew. We held the first one in my dining room. Here is the idea of what a Code Brew is and how it can work for you too: A Code Brew consists of a small group of peers (4-10 to be effective) ......

Posted On Friday, November 5, 2004 11:36 AM

Some Interesting Q&A From the VB Team Chat Today
There was some interesting Q&A from the VB Team chat today: PaulV [MS] (Expert): Q: Paul, you blogged about refactoring today. Is there any chance there will be additional refactoring support post RTM but pre-Orcas?A: At this point, we haven't thought far enough beyond Whidbey to really comment one way or another. All I could say is that we are very aware of the demand among VB users for refactoring features... AmandaS_MS (Expert): Q: Are there plans for have more snippets than are packaged today ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 2, 2004 2:54 PM

VB User? Go and Vote!

Not that election mind you ... but the Duncan Mackenzie VB usage survey.

Take the survey here.

Posted On Tuesday, November 2, 2004 8:28 AM

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