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Early Frost of Our Discontent Dave Yasko April 2007 Entries
Hey, TAXI!!!
Well, CAB really. Not taxi. We gave up on trying to debug the 3rd party control in C++. It's something deep down in the control, and we ran out of time. It'll keep though, that project is coming back around in a couple of months, and that bug will be reprioritized. Now I'm doing a POC (proof of concept) on the ability of CAB (composite UI application block) to meet our particular needs. So far, it's been a lot of fun, very cool. I had heard from many developers that it is too complicated. I find ......

Posted On Monday, April 30, 2007 9:54 AM

I'm still living with your ghost...
"I'm still living with your ghost" Santa Monica - Everclear How long has it been since I've had to debug code with MS VC++ 6.0? 5 years, maybe. How long has it been since I've had to debug 3rd a 3rd party grid library? Never, maybe. How hard is it to debug a problem that appears to be a UI focus issue? Pretty hard as the debugger keeps taking focus. At least we have the source code for the library. Dave ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 11, 2007 8:35 AM

Office "14" DAC meeting

I'm currently taking part in a meeting in re the Microsoft "14" DAC.  I know there's not much I can say about it, but I can say that I think I'm either in over my head, or that I need more context.  I missed last week's meeting as well as the in-person kick-off meeting event last month, so I know I'm missing an SL (the metric unit of the "sh*t load") of context here.

When I can provide more info, I will, or I will at least try.

Dave

Posted On Tuesday, April 10, 2007 11:07 AM

Microsoft Office "14" Developer Advisory Council

It's kinda official, I'm a member of the Office "14" DAC.  I would have loved to go to the kick-off meeting, but I couldn't get work to pay for it.  I can't say much more than that (or I'd have to kill you, blah, blah, blah), as I'm under a NDA, DNA, T&A, or whatever.  I will post whatever I can (read as "whatever I see other members are posting without getting in too much trouble"), and I hope that I can attend some of the in-person events in the future.

 

Posted On Monday, April 9, 2007 2:20 PM

How do I edit thee? Let me count the ways.

Er, well, uh, so far, just the one way I suppose.

I'm looking into other ways to edit this blog.  I'd like to be able to hook MS Word (2003 or 2007) into the .Text blog system, or even Google docs, but I'm too busy to try it right now.  If anyone has any real cool, techie way to do it, please post.  I'm always up for the new and novel.

Thanx in advance,

 

Dave

Posted On Monday, April 9, 2007 10:16 AM

It's alive!!!!
Coming soon: ME!

Posted On Wednesday, April 4, 2007 9:43 PM

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