MSDN Style Class Documentation

Jan 20, 2010

NDoc is dead. Long live NDoc! How to generate MSDN style documentation using Sand Castle on Visual Studio 2008. More...

960 Grid Templates for Expression Design 2

Aug 06, 2009

Leveraging Nathan Smith's 960.gs, I’ve created some 960 grid templates for Expression Design 2.  Included in the zip file are design templates for the 12 column and 16 column formats.

960_Expression.zip (488.48 kb)

Enjoy!

960 12 Column Template

960 16 Column Template

Outlook 2007 Panning Cursor

Jul 10, 2009

The outlook 2007 panning cursor can get “accidentally” enabled.  When it does, It’s annoying at best and it interferes with copy / paste.  Phil Wiffen has an excellent summary on how to turn it off and restore Outlook to the original cursor behavior, which by the way will also allow selecting text for copy / paste.

Outlook 2007 How To Disable The Hand Cursor More...

Office Accounting Express 2009

Nov 24, 2008

Microsoft has a great deal for small business with a free version of Accounting Express 2009.  It can create estimates, invoices, track customer payments, set product and service pricing and can export and import data using Microsoft Excel formats, and can export to e-mails, Microsoft Word documents, or PDF files, and even sell items on eBay.

You can compare Microsoft Accounting 2009 versions to see if you would like the professional version which includes additional report, multi-user access, and the ability to track and bill for employee time. I've found the free Accounting Express 2009 version combined with the PayPal Outlook add-in provides everything I need.  It does require Microsoft office. More...

Silverlight 2.0 Released

Oct 15, 2008

On October 14, 2008, Microsoft released Silverlight 2.0, the cross-platform browser plug-in for both Macintosh and PC platforms.

Silverlight includes several Rich Internet Application (RIA) features, including:

  • WPF UI Framework
  • Rich Controls
  • Rich  Networking Support
  • Rich Base Class Library More...

HTML And CSS Developer Tools

Aug 12, 2008

Despite the best developer tools, sometimes having the ability to see what the browser sees can be invaluable in troubleshooting a CSS layout issue, or a performance or load issue.  Firebug, Fiddler and the IE Developer toolbar are supposed to help see the HTML, CSS and JavaScript that the browser sees.

Comparison of Firebug and the IE Toolbar features. More...