.NET Parallel Extensions (PLINQ) now available for download!

Microsoft’s really steppin’ things up! Three major announcements today: first Silverlight 2.0, then ASP.NET Extensions and now the first public release of the Parallel Extensions library. Unlike the former two,which are due out some time next week, you can download the Parallel Extensions right here , right now! While you’re waiting for the download, check […]

ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Announced, beta next week

I’m sure we’ve all heard about the ASP.NET MVC framework that’s coming down the pipe. I’m psyched about it, though I think it might be a little overhyped. In all fairness to the ASP.NET page model, it does a lot of things great and I think if you compare the amount of work you’d have […]

Adobe to remove Kinkos integration from Acrobat

The print industry really didn’t like the move by Adobe to integrate Kinkos into Adobe Reader. The backlash was swift and severe, so now Adobe has decided to drop the integration to keep the printers happy. Good call on their part since, after all, the print industry’s support is what keeps Adobe at the forefront […]

Vista + Visual Studio 2005 + Remote Desktop == teh suck

Alright, maybe my VPN is slow, but I don’t think that’s the real problem here. It looks to me like Visual Studio repaints everything like 600 times when using it through remote desktop on Vista. I don’t know why the performance is so bad, but I’m literally seeing like one keystroke taking a second or more to […]

Maybe I should have gone to Mix?

Sounds like it might have been a mistake to blow Mix off this year. Last year’s just didn’t seem all that compelling, but this year with Microsoft offering so many new web technologies I’m beginning to think I’m missing out. Well, guess I’ll just keep an eye on the Mix07 site. You can even watch the keynote live (starts […]

No JavaScript IntelliSense in Orcas Web *Application* Projects yet?

I can’t get references to work in Web Application Projects in Orcas. They seem to work fine under a regular Web Site Project though. Bug? I sure hope so… To check this out for yourself, create a Web Site and Web Application Project. Make sure you manually add a reference to System.Web.Extensions for the WAP […]