User Groups and Community

How should Microsoft work together with user groups and communities around the world?

January, 2008

  • What do we do at Microsoft all day long...

    As I'm sure you know, everyone at Microsoft spends all day writing code for our large number of products - at least 1000 lines of C++ a day each. Not! Like most large organizations, most of us spend large portions of the day in various meetings and so...
  • How do you do backups?

    As an IT Pro of sorts, I should have known better! I have a server at home on which I keep all my important stuff - in particular thousands of pictures going back years and years. All this stuff is on a RAID 5 array. A few months ago a drive failed, and...
  • Self Healing NTFS

    There are so many cool things in Windows Server 2008 it's hard to keep up with them!  I just found out about the Self Healing file system ... http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/library/6f883d0d-3668-4e15-b7ad-4df0f6e6805d1033.mspx...
  • Visual Studio 2008 Express

    I've been playing with Visual C# 2008 Express Edition, writing a little gizmo to allow me to bulk add organizers to Live Meeting. I'm REALLY impressed with this tool - especially considering that it's free. You do need to register after a couple of weeks...