Posts Tagged “plugins”

Creating Your First F# Program with Visual Studio 2010

by on May 29, 2009

This week, I’m highlighting the Visual Studio help topic: Walkthrough: Creating Your First F# Program with Visual Studio .  This topic gives a great introduction to some of the features and syntax of F#.  I’ve also created a video that takes you through some of the basics. I show you how to declare simple variables, to write and test functions, to create tuples and lists.     — Kathleen

Change the Web Challenge

by on February 26, 2009

We’re excited to be part of the Change the Web Challenge . Basically, the contest is to create a plugin, widget, mash up, hack, or other variety of web application that helps people find and share opportunities to take action. The grand prize is 50 benjis, and the best WordPress plugin will also be featured in the Plugin Directory

What is Software + Services?

by on February 19, 2009

Perhaps this will help you understand how Software + Service is different to Software as a Service (SaaS). Video: Software + Services: Microsoft Customer Video

Auto Twitterise Your Blog Posts

by on February 19, 2009

Another simple but very effective and very useful Windows Live Writer plugin from the plugin god Scott. Very simply, this plugin will turn an @name in to a URL at the point of publishing.

New and Improved Plugins Directory Search

by on February 18, 2009

One of the biggest problems and most frequent complaints we’ve had with the WordPress.org Plugins Directory is the horrible, horrible search results. No longer.  We’re now using Sphinx (a “free open-source SQL full-text search engine”) to power search on the Plugins Directory both from the website and from within your blog’s admin (Plugins → Add New)

New and Improved Plugins Directory Search

by on February 18, 2009

One of the biggest problems and most frequent complaints we’ve had with the WordPress.org Plugins Directory is the horrible, horrible search results. No longer.  We’re now using Sphinx (a “free open-source SQL full-text search engine”) to power search on the Plugins Directory both from the website and from within your blog’s admin (Plugins → Add New). It works much better

Moonlight Released

by on February 16, 2009

Moonlight 1.0, which is the open source implementation of Silverlight 1.0 for Linux, officially released last week. The official release just means that all features and certification tests are complete. Source and ongoing development snapshots continue to be available

New Web test rules on codeplex.comTeamTestPlugins

by on February 14, 2009

We just released 1.2 of our codeplex rules, adding the following rules: ExtractText2 QueryStringExtractionRule ValidateCookie ValidateMultipleCookies ValidateResponseBody CRM4Correlation web test plugin These rules use HtmlAgiltyPack (you must download this assembly separately from codeplex.com/HtmlAgilityPack to use the rules): ValidateXPathValue ValidateMultipleXPathValues ValidateTagValue Thanks to Taavi Koosaar and Gaurav Bhandari for their contributions! Ed.

Make a Text Box Resize With a Form

by on February 11, 2009

Applies to: Access 2007 When you resize a form, why not take full advantage of the available space? In Access 2007, you can use the anchoring feature to make a control stretch down and across as you make the form bigger, and then shrink as you make the form smaller. Experiment with the available stretching and anchoring options to get the effect you want

Automatic Upgrade

by I am Techie on February 11, 2009

When it works, it works .

Paris Day 2

by I am Techie on February 8, 2009

Drinks with core WordPress France folks at Centre Georges Pompidou.

Paris Day 2

by I am Techie on February 8, 2009

Drinks with core WordPress France folks at Centre Georges Pompidou.