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Create A Bar Chart With C#

Radical Development, August 11, 2007
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Creating a bar chart is not as complicated as you may think. private void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { ArrayList Lanugages = new ArrayList(); ArrayList LanugagesNumbers = new Array...

Design Patterns: Model View Presenter

MSDN: ASP.NET, July 7, 2006
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The Model View Presenter (MVP) pattern helps you separate your logic and keep your UI layer free of clutter. This article will show you how....

Vista: TaskDialog

The Moth, June 1, 2006
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One of the many new things in 'comctl32.dll version 6' is the TaskDialog.A task dialog is similar to, while much more flexible than, a basic message box.There are two variants of the TaskDialog the se...

MVP Global Summit Countdown Sidebar Gadget!

Laurent Duveau, February 22, 2007
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For my training (and for fun) I made a Vista Sidebar Gadget.It is dedicated to MVP as it displays a countdown to the MVP Global Summit event in Seattle on March 12-15, 2007.So it's very simp...

Be an MS Paint MVP

ISerializable, November 14, 2005
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Note: This whole post is under the assumption that this guy is not sarcastic to the point that nobody gets it. on the MVP program by drawing a nice icon these days. ...

Microsoft's "Shared View" likely to be a Hit -- and "Less is More"

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, June 1, 2007
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Microsoft has come out with a beta of it's Live ""Shared View"" application. This will probably seem reminiscent of Remote Assistance (Terminal Services, Remote Desktop, whatever name you may be f...

Programming is too easy

Karl Seguin [MVP], July 24, 2006
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Another day, another coding horror. *sigh* not how I wanted to start off this week. At least the problem isn't technical, but rather an embarrassing misunderstanding of a business rule and of course ...

Perfect Time to Start an IT Consulting Firm

DonXML Demsaks All Things Techie, September 25, 2005
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Since I publicly advertised that I am looking for some more consulting work I’ve been approached by a couple people about starting up (or joining) an new IT consulting firm.  For those of y...

Model-View-Presenter Pattern in Web Client Software Factory articles, news and updates, September 29, 2006
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Via David Hayden: Web Client Software Factory comes with a neat example of the MVP pattern (although I think their controller is named incorrectly). I’m warming up more and more to the MVP patte...

70-431 TS: SQL Server 2005 -- Implementation, Maintenance -- Exam 70-431: Covering the Bases

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Exam Reviews, August 8, 2006
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Don't be fooled by the introductory nature of this SQL Server 2005; be prepared to get tested on a broad spectrum of topics....

Team Foundation Server Workshop in Montreal

Laurent Duveau, February 17, 2007
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Anyone in Montreal could be interested by this.The Montreal .NET User Group (GUVSM) is running a day long Team Foundation Server training session in French on Saturday, March 24th at th...

MVP Summit - Day 2

Steven Smith, September 30, 2005
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So, I'm in Seattle for the MVP Summit and it is a great time to network with a lot of people I haven't seen in quite some time (and many I just saw a couple of weeks ago at PDC...).  They've been...

The Book: Real World SharePoint 2007

Jan Tielens Bloggings [MVP], September 5, 2007
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Two weeks ago the book Real World SharePoint 2007: Indispensable Experiences From 16 MOSS and WSS MVPs became available, I had the honour to work with a bunch of really smart guys and girls to create ...

Being Out at work

Simple Talk, November 8, 2006
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Jesse Liberty, MVP and President of Liberty Associates, Inc. discusses the often complex and life-changing decision to come out in the working environment....

MVPs go karting

ISerializable, June 29, 2006
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Yesterday we had an MVP-Event - a local go-Kart tournament. I've previously written how great it would be to have this thing (not just for MVPs) on a monthly or bi monthly basis, but there was little ...

Becoming a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)

Federal Developer Weblog, September 4, 2007
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It's been a long time since I have looked at certifications.  The last tests I took were for my VB6 based MCSD and SQL 2000.  Recently, a customer asked me for advice about getting the MCPD ...

Dissecting storage: Documents and Fields

Code Climber, September 4, 2009
Views: 2,892 | Hits 163 tutorial How to get started with the main concepts your first application Dissecting storage: Documents and Fields ...

Mvp.Xml library v1.2 and v2.0 released Project News: MVP XML Library (including full news text), November 28, 2005
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Mvp.Xml library v1.2 (for .NET 1.1) and v2.0 (for .NET 2.0)released.Mvp.Xml library v1.2 is the latest Mvp.Xml release for .NET 1.1. What's new in the Mvp.Xml v1.2:o Support for fractional seconds in ...

Framework Design Guidelines review and thank you Belgium

Brad Abrams, February 10, 2006
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David Hayden (a C# MVP) recently posted a good review of the FDG.    Here is one notable comments:   Although I was originally worried that it would be more theoretical in nature a...

MCTS Exams Now Available

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | News, February 1, 2006
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New-generation MCP certifications step out of the shadows with general release of three new MCP exams for SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005....

Bound for the MVP Global Summit on Wednesday

Scott on Writing, September 26, 2005
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On Wednesday of this week I'll be heading up to the Microsoft MVP Global Summit in Seattle/Redmond and am staying at The W . If you're going to be at the conference and ...

Mvp.Xml library v1.0 released Project News: MVP XML Library (including full news text), January 18, 2005
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Mvp.Xml team is pleased to announce v1.0 release of the Mvp.Xml library.Mvp.Xml project is is developed by Microsoft MVPs in XML technologies and XML Web Services worldwide. It is aimed at supplement...

MCTS: BizTalk 2006 Beta Exam Promo Code

Bryant Likess Blog, May 12, 2006
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The new BizTalk 2006 exam for the MCTS: BizTalk 2006 cert is now available on the Vue website in its beta form (you just can't schedule it until May 24). I know there is a promo code out there so...

MVP Awards

Jotekes Blog, October 8, 2005
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Plip and Ken already announced that they got MVP Award. Congrats to you and all other (new and old) MVPs! I'm also honored to be Microsoft ASP.NET MVP for another year. Thanks! ...

Calling All Microsoft MVPs Practicing Domain Driven Design

DonXML Demsaks All Things Techie, September 25, 2006
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Udi Dahan is calling out the Patterns & Practices team on their lack of Domain Driven Design (or even a lack of a true domain) in the Web Service Software Factory Guidance Package. ...

Do you know about the Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework ?

MS-Joe, November 15, 2010
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The Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework is a free, centralized code sample library provided by the Microsoft Community team. Our goal is to provide typical code samples for all Microsoft develop...


The Moth, April 23, 2006
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Anyone that has anything to do with mobility development has heard the OpenNETCF name. If you are one of the few that haven't, go ahead and visit the site of In addition to shared sou...

New Microsoft certification - MCPD

Signs on the Sand, June 4, 2006
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I had a voucher for a free Microsoft certification exam which I got at the MVP summit last year and it was due to expire May 31. So I went to see how can I use it. As you probably know Microsoft has...

New MVP Logo

Jason N. Gaylords Blog, June 22, 2005
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I finally received my MVP logo kit. So, I now am sporting the new MVP logo. Visit my website to see what it looks like! Disclaimer: The logo cannot be copied or reproduced without a valid logo licens...

Back From The MVP Summit - System.Xml Team Rocks

DonXML Demsaks All Things Techie, October 4, 2005
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I spent a couple days in Seattle/Redmond thanks to the MVP program and the MVP Global Summit.  This was my second Summit, and although I thought it to be impossible, it was even better then the f...

Stunning Design of Seattle Public Library articles, news and updates, March 12, 2007
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If you’re in Seattle for the MVP Summit (or whatever other reason), I strongly recommend a visit to the new Seattle Public Library. I’ve heard good things about its great design, so I deci...

MVP again in 2006

Fabrice's weblog, April 4, 2006
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I'm not the first of the April gang to announce my nomination as an MVP for one more year, but count me in for a third year....

MVPs and Losing or Keeping One's MVPness

Steven Smith, October 13, 2006
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Frans Bouma weighed in on the recent discussion revolving around several prominent .NET developer types who did not receive MS MVP awards for this year (awards were given October 1st).  If the Mi...

Nina Meiers - MVP Award - Contributions to DotNetNuke recognised

Ninas Blog, January 3, 2007
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I was quite excited to get an email a two days ago announcing that I'd been awarded MVP status for contributions to the DotNetNuke community and an exciting way to start off 2007. I didn't realise ho...

MVP Renewed

Darrell Nortons Blog [MVP], April 19, 2006
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Yes, my MVP was renewed for another year.  :)Share this post: Email it! | bookmark it! | digg it! | reddit!| kick it!...

MVP - Connected System Developer

Pablo M. Cibraro (aka Cibrax), April 4, 2006
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I just received the confirmation email from the MVP Lead Ben Miller. Thank you Microsoft :-). I also would like to give special thanks to Julie Lerman and Jason Hogg, who have helped me a lot to obtai...

Whoops! Got Tagged!

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, January 10, 2007
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I don't know who came up with this, but I've seen it around and now I've been tagged by my buddy, MVP Rick Strahl.That means I've got to tell you five things about myself that you don't know about me....

MVP Summit Wrapup

Paul Litwins Blog, October 1, 2005
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Okay. It's over now (at least for me). The MVP Summit actually continues on Saturday morning...but I have family responsibilties and unfortunately I live in Seattle. Overall, this MVP instance was kin...

MVP v2: There goes the neighbourhood

Eli Robillards World of Blog., April 6, 2006
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I'm pretty happy to write that I'm on the roster of SharePoint Portal Server MVPs. This is my second time in the program, the last was as an ASP.Net MVP. Since then I've shifted my primary focus ...


Frans Boumas blog, April 4, 2006
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Hurray! . Microsoft made me a C# MVP again! ...

I have received the Microsoft MVP Award

Ajax.NET Professional, January 5, 2006
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Dear Michael Schwarz,Congratulations and Welcome to the Microsoft MVP Program! [...] I'm a Visual Developer - ASP/ASP.NET MVP 2006, now... and hopefully I have more time on Ajax.NET Professional. &nb...

January Microsoft MVP Awards Announced

DonXML Demsaks All Things Techie, January 5, 2006
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Microsoft recently sent out the notices for the January 2006 MVP awards (I think it is done quarterly), and if you read .Net oriented blogs,  you probably already saw that some people got their s...

Great Friend, MVP, and ASPInsider: Jim Ross Passes Away

Jason N. Gaylords Blog, November 21, 2005
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I've been "offline" the past 4 days and just heard today that a great MVP and ASPInsider has passed on. Last week, Jim Ross died after battling sickness for many months. From what I'm told, his fune...

MVP XML Library for .NET 2.0

XmlTeams WebLog, November 28, 2005
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Oleg Tkachenko has announced that the Mvp.Xml library for .NET 2.0 has been released.  This library is aimed at supplementing .NET framework XML processing functionality available through the S...

Congrats to a new Atlanta MVP -- Brendon Schwartz

Paul Wilsons .NET Blog, January 7, 2006
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Congratulations to Brendon Schwartz for being made a new ASP.NET MVP !  Brendon is one of the founding Atlanta Regular Guys, which means he basically goes to just about every .NET related user gr...

Finally Moved In

Jason N. Gaylords Blog, August 29, 2005
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Well, I'm nearly 100% moved in and unpacked. Some of the walls still look bare, but for the most part, I'm moved in. I'll be posting pictures sometime this week. Next week I'm heading on vacation. Whe...

Jim Ross - MVP and ASPInsider has passed away

Wallace B. McClure, November 18, 2005
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I just wanted to mention that Jim Ross, an MVP and an ASPInsider passed away.  I met Jim one time at the ASPInsider Summit in 2004.  I had a private email exchange with him about 10 days ago...

MCT User Group

XML Tips and Tricks, January 23, 2006
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Date: February 23 at 6:00PM What: This is a user group meeting for MCTs and Speakers. Who:  Open to all current or former MCTs and Speakers. Where: Microsoft New England District: Waltham, MAhttp...

MVP Award From Microsoft for ASP.NET 2.0, February 2, 2007
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I was surprised and happy to receive notification of being awarded the MVP for ASP.NET 2.0. During the past 18 months, I've spent a lot of time both learning the technology as well as being involved ...

Do We Need a New MVP Program?

Brendan Tompkins, October 12, 2006
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It seems there are some strange happenings going on in MVP Land.  I found out about this through a post on Roy Osherove's blog.  Seems that Jamie Cansdale is not an MVP anymore and as I ...