Visual Studio 2005 on Vista

I’ve been running on Vista for a while now. Unfortunately VS 2005 wasn’t designed with a “least user priveledge” approach in mind and so it has some unsupported scenarios when running on Vista when UAC is turned on. Most stuff “just works”, but there are a few things that require you to kick it into elevated permissions mode. […]

HTML Components specification *finally* revisited as Widgets?

They’re calling them Widget now, but essentially this is almost what the HTML Components specification from 1998 was trying to do. I do like the fact that includes a packaging mechanism (ZIP) so that you can distribute all your resources in on file. Criticism follows: There should be a way to expose an interface for […]