A C# Postcode Struct with Parser

As discussed recently, I've been trying to knock together a class struct to represent a UK postcode, provide a means of parsing a string as potentially being a valid postcode (or optionally just an outer code), and split that postcode

Team Foundation Server - Get Latest on Checkout

One of the features that the current version of Team Foundation Server doesn’t offer is the ability to Get Latest Version on Checkout. If you’ve ever checked something out, made copious changes, gone to check it

MS Acquire devBiz Business Solutions

Great news for all users of Team Foundation Server: "Microsoft Corporation is excited to announce the acquisition of devBiz Business Solutions, makers of TeamPlain Web Access, a web interface for Team Foundation Server that allows managing work items, documents, reports,

More Exciting VS Orcas Features

Here's a great article from Eric Lee highlighting some more new features in Visual Studio Orcas. Some of these are already available as TFS Powertoys. Others aren't, and I can't wait to get my hands on them, most notably the

Downloadarama - Visual Studio Orcas March CTP is out!

It's still February (just!), but the March CTP of Visual Studio "Orcas" has been released. You can download the installable bits here, alternatively you can download a Virtual PC image here. The latter is my preferred method for playing with

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It's been a while since I posted one of these mixed bags of links n things which don't merit a full post. Reason being, I tend to share such links in Google Reader, or post them to my del.icio.

Visual Studio "Orcas" Web Designer

I've never really been a fan of the "design view" method for creating web pages in Visual Sudio, preferring instead to craft HTML by hand. In VS2002 and VS2003 especially, I always found that the designer had a habit of

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Gates to end daily MS role, to spend more time running his charitable foundation. Say what you want about the man, but he's a great philanthropist. Wonder how well MS will cope without his regular influence? Joel Spolsky - My