Monthly Archives: June 2006

Improve visual with ClearType

A couple of days ago I downloaded the ClearType PowerToy to see if the readability of Windows on my laptop and TFT screen could be improved. The theory of ClearType is that it will anti-alias your fonts, so that the transitions … Continue reading

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Quick intro on Simple List Extensions

Microsoft is on the RSS train and has adopted the syndication format. Internet Explorer 7.0 will have support for RSS, for example by allowing you to use it as a some form of RSS aggregator. As a part of their … Continue reading

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Atom 1.0 resources

Today I spent some time on implementing the Atom 1.0 specification for my next version of KillerBlog. My blog-engine uses typed DataSets. All syndications are created by performing an XSLT transform on the XML data representation of a SyndicationDataSet. This … Continue reading

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10 days until Electronic Sports World Cup 2006

It’s only 10 days until the opening of the Electronic Sports World Cup (ESWC) 2006 in Bercy, Paris in France. Our team Conzto (formerly Champions) will attend the event and try their best to perform better than last year. To give … Continue reading

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Blinq, blinq, pimp my web app

Scott Guthrie has done a demo in his two part Tech Ed 2006 talk and also showed a demo of the Blinq prototype. Unfortunately I was not at TechEd, but he posted on it. Since Blinq is up on the Sandbox … Continue reading

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Part of INETA speakers bureau

Andre Obelink was kind enough to nominate me for the speakers bureau of INETA, the International .NET Association. I join the ranks of the great minds like Ingo Rammer, Dino Esposito, Alex Homer, Clemens Vasters, Jimmy Nillson and Jackie Goldstein, and … Continue reading

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Localizing a sitemap

ASP.NET 2.0 has a very nice mechanism to localize resources: Explicitly using expressions such as <asp:Label ID=”someLabel” Text='<%$ Resources: Common, HelloText %>’ … /> Implictly for all properties marked with the LocalizableAttribute<asp:Label ID=”someLabel” meta:ResourceKey=”someLabel” … /> Programmatically using calls to Page.GetLocalResourceObject(…) … Continue reading

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