Why I must install Visual Studio 2005

I’m not a developer. I took a simplified Visual Studio basics course years ago, but I’ve never had anything I wanted to do with it so the few little things I learned have long been forgotten. Still, I need to download VS 2005 so I can look at the documentation because somebody likes it, according…

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How not to: examples of poor UI design

I apologize in advance — the Interface Hall of Shame is curiously addictive. Do not go to this site if you have somewhere to be in the next hour or so. Non-examples are a great way to learn concepts, and the authors of this page provide a generous sampling of non-examples for: Visual elements Terminology…

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We interrupt this thought to bring you…

…another announcement. I was thinking about globalization and localization on the drive in this morning, and planning a blog post on that subject, but it came to my attention that we have a webcast this week that I should mention. So I’ll postpone my global, localizable thoughts to tell you: Microsoft Webcast: Disk-to-Disk-to-Tape Backup with…

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Protecting an Exchange server by using DPM

Announcement! Knowledge Base article 909644, “How to use Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2006 to help protect an Exchange server” is published.

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Supported – what does that mean?

I had a friend who would install anything on his computer. “What they say is supported doesn’t really mean anything,” he insisted. “I can make it work.” (Come to think of it, my friend and his computer were a lot like the guys in high school whose cars were usually in pieces in my driveway…)…

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