Just found Windows XP Embedded Team‘s blog.
Found very interesting site with weird name shell: revealed that has lots of interesting resources about Vista from the Microsoft’s Windows Client team. For example, there is a Shell Blog featuring highly interesting “artefact” titled A look into the feature design process describing the subject as it is used at Microsoft. Guess what! There is a real Microsoft feature spec for Aero Wizard UI Spec in that post! (as well as IEEE Software Requirements Specification and A Software Design Specification Template). Highly recommended!
Here are WPF-related forums:
- Windows Presentation Foundation (“Avalon”)
- Vista x64 Forums » Vista technologies » Avalon – not really an MSDN forum from Vista64.net, but still looks quite interesting
- WPF Designer (“Cider”)
- Microsoft UI Automation
And these forums are not related to WPF but I need them anyway:
James Bach’s Satisfice Inc talks about something called Rapid Software Testing. Could it be interesting? Have to check it a bit more…
I have to choose a database engine for my project. After doing some preliminary research I left two options only – SQLite + System.Data.SQLite ADO.NET provider for it, and Microsoft’s SQL Server Express. SQL Server is much cooler and mature, and includes everything one could want from a database. SQLite, on the other hand, has much lower footprint – an important feature as the database will run in the embedded environment. It seems, that I will give SQLite a try, and lets see how it goes…
The internet is shit… Well… yeah… the guy is right… isn’t he?
Bill Crow’s Windows Media Photo Blog [MSFT] – self-explanatory…
Following blogs are created by BCL team members:
- BCLTeam’s WebLog – Microsoft’s BCL Team’s blog about “Basetypes, Collections, Diagnostics, IO, RegEx…”
- Kathy Kam – nice things about BCL
- Krzysztof Cwalina – a lot of interesting things about BCL and not only
“Extensions” and other nice extras:
- The C5 Generic Collection Library for C# and CLI – interesting “extension” to the generic collections supplied by BCL
And here are just asorted BCL resources: