IIS 7 Hopes and Dreams

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? This is what you get after installing Vista’s IIS and typing http://localhost.? It links here and just made me grin.?A Microsoft product with simple packaging?? Awesome. I am not sure what all is in there yet, but?the overall package?looks promising.? I like the Connection Strings settings, for example.? That makes great sense in a […]

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void XSLT Extension Object Functions

XSLT Extension objects are a convenient way to call managed code from your XSLT transformations.  I have most recently found them useful to provide my CompiledTransformation classes an easy way to calculate relative linking paths between documents for HTML output.  While this can be done in XSLT alone, it is not for the faint of […]

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3 Days of Windows Vista

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It is Tuesday night and I have been running Vista since Sunday afternoon. I was excited when I installed it, since Vista was such a new release.  I was going to be one of the first kids on the block to run it!  I am not normally so quick to convert to a new OS, but it […]

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A Brief Update

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I haven’t posted in almost 2 weeks because I am neck deep in actual code (woohoo!) and some other managerial stuff (boo, hiss). In the past 2 weeks I have developed a love/hate relationship with MS Build, fallen in love with VS Team System, and developed a deep seated fetish for JetBrains ReSharper. I am installing […]

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MS Build Community Tasks

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When I was first introduced to NAnt a few years ago, I was delighted to find a community of “grass roots” tasks built for NAnt in the NAnt Contrib open source project.  This tasks found within this project range from ones that individuals find useful for a proprietary problem to genuine candidates for inclusion in the main […]

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