I’m a big Mozilla Firefox advocate. I know of a couple of “IE only” sites however that have caused several problems to some friends who are giving Firefox a try. Firefox will not work with ActiveX controls. This is a good thing in my opinion. So if the “IE Only”… Read more »
Yes, you read correctly. 2007! .NET 2005 isn’t even out yet and Microsoft is already doing a sell job on VS .NET 2007. (By then, they’ll have dropped the .NET part of the name.) Microsoft is starting to talk about how 2007, will have better integration and a closer relationship… Read more »
PC Magazine and its staff came up with some very funny names for what Windows (previously Longhorn) could have been called. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,1839879,00.asp So, in no particular order, here is PC Magazine’s suggested list of Windows names instead of Windows Vista: Of course, there’s always “Windows 06? 07? 2010?” “Windows XP… Read more »
Microsoft has announced that it’s long delayed and very much stripped down next version of Windows will be named “Vista”. Yawn.
http://news.com.com/9-year-old+earns+accolade+as+Microsoft+pro/2100-1012_3-5793614.html I got my MCP a couple of years ago. I know I’m not hot stuff, but I feel properly put in my place. Karim, you rock! Keep up the good work.
Microsoft is hopping onto the RSS bandwagon for Longhorn. I must be missing something but why is this news? The only reason that I see it being news is that this is another example of Microsoft taking an open standard, and attempting an “embrace and extend” approach. Here’s a link… Read more »
Peter Banks was making some interesting observations now that VB.NET is now 5 years old. Click here for the Google cached version of the article Main point: “VB Classic” was a RAD tool that made developers productive. VB.NET, while more powerful, may be too difficult to knock out the “one-off”… Read more »
Helios is involved in a grassroots effort to get the local middle school off of Windows, or at least off of M$ Office. He blogged about it here: http://lobby4linux.com/WordPress/?p=18. Short story: in walks the M$ sales guy looking to get them signed up again and hears about the school considering… Read more »
A funny perspective from Robin Miller. http://os.newsforge.com/os/05/05/18/2033216.shtml I am definitely a SimplyMEPIS fan because “it just works”. Hardware detection, full office suite, advanced graphics software, …heck… advanced everything software. I loved the above article. 🙂
Pretty funny. The AFUG group had Rick Schummer down to speak and he turned me onto this site. William Sanders has set up this site: http://www.dotnetconversions.com. Most of the site isn’t working at the time of this writing but I hope to see him finish the site. I’ve got to… Read more »