Category Archive: Dmitry Vorobyev

Component Developer, Auckland, New Zealand

A Weekend in Saint-Petersburg

We’ve just returned from a weekend we spent in Saint-Petersburg, the “northern capital” of Russia. Definitely, this city is more than impressive. It’s magnificent! Being tranquil and stately in the daytime, it becomes a large party place at night (at least the … Continue reading

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Spring in Moscow

Obviously May is the best month of the year. Here in Moscow it is not usually very hot, although at the moment it’s 27 °C (~80 °F). However, it is always warm enough to wear T-shirt and have a walk across … Continue reading

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Microsoft Released .NET Framework 3.5 Beta 1

Frankly, I didn’t manage to duly investigate 3.0 so far. Yeah those guys are productive indeed. What’s new: Deep integration of Language Integrated Query (LINQ) and data awareness ASP.NET AJAX for quickly creating more efficient, more interactive and highly-personalized Web experiences … Continue reading

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How to change Internet Explorer to open documents in Microsoft Word

Just found a nice Microsoft KB article that shows how to change the way Internet Explorer opens linked Microsoft Word documents. By default, they are opened in-place in the browser window; many users seem require another behavior, when the documents are … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

2007… Seven is a great number, it brings success… Whoever you are, the reader of this post, I wish you success in the new year. 2007… All troubles stayed in the old year, all sorrows… No pain anymore, but happiness instead… Whoever … Continue reading

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Microsoft Released Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2005

No doubts, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 is not merely a “tool” for development. It’s rather a powerful environment that includes everything we need for efficient and successful work. Unfortunately, it’s an established fact that the first release of the environment proved … Continue reading

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.NET Framework 3.0 is Out, Microsoft Office 2007 is Golden… What a Crazy Day of Releases! :)

Well it seems like Microsoft has prepared a bunch of surprises for us… Just take a look what they have just released: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Redistributable Package http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=10cc340b-f857-4a14-83f5-25634c3bf043&DisplayLang=en Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit for Windows Vista and .NET Framework 3.0 Runtime … Continue reading

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Unbelievable But True: Windows + Linux = Love?

No comments. I only hope this will be really useful for the industry as stated, not merely for the money makers: Ron Hovsepian and Steve Ballmer take the stage together to announce a new collaborative relationship between Novell and Microsoft. Novell … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 7 Final is Out

It’s not a secret that the vast majority of websites are designed for and thus best viewed with the most popular browser in the world by Microsoft. That was the main reason for me to use Internet Explorer rather than “alternative” browsers which were … Continue reading

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Microsoft Released Visual Studio 2007 "Orcas" CTP

Recently Microsoft released a CTP of the next generation visual development tool. It is available to download here. If you don’t like to install raw versions of software onto your working machine, there’s a little surprise for you: the CTP is distributed as … Continue reading

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