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Daylight Savings 2007
One thing to be aware for your servers in the spring of 2007 is that there is going to be a change to when Daylight Savings actually occurs. Here is a post from a newspaper on the matter: "Lawmakers made recent changes that will extend DST four to five weeks beginning in 2007. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 will change DST’s duration from the second Sunday of March to the first Sunday in November. Those in favor of the change said the US will save on energy costs by taking advantage of the extra hour ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 31, 2006 7:38 AM

Visual Studio "Orcas" October CTP Available The new CTP is available for the Orcas version of Visual Studio. This is the version which will allow for Windows Presentation Foundation development. I understand that the Windows Workflow Foundation and the Windows Communication Foundation pieces are not yet included and will come in a later version. This CTP includes what some of the items which will be in the post-.NET Framework 3.0 ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 31, 2006 7:29 AM

Microsoft's Sandcastle Released as CTP
Microsoft's Sandcastle was released as a CTP just recently. This is a tool for .NET 2.0 that allows you to create documentation from the XML comments that are found in a DLL. This is a tool that is meant to compete with NDOC which hasn't really had the greatest support for generics found in .NET 2.0. I haven't tried Sandcastle myself yet, but here is the link: ......

Posted On Monday, October 9, 2006 3:04 AM

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