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Bing VS. Google – A Spark of Search Engine Wars?
Bing is a new search engine from Microsoft that has been released exactly one month ago. During this month it has created a lot of buzz. Bing is advertised by Microsoft to be a “Decision Engine” and it seems like there is a general feel, or at least enquiry, about bing constituting serious competition to Google search. After reading Scott Hanselman’s recent blog post comparing Lenovo’s ThinkPad W700 with the W500, I decided to give bing a little try. Google VS. Bing I decided to use ......

Posted On Friday, July 3, 2009 9:37 AM

LiveMeeting Session with ScottGu – Highlights on Silverlight 3, ASP.NET MVC 2.0, Visual Studio 2010 and More
The LiveMeeting Q&A session with ScottGu was, as usual, very exciting. As promised, here are some of the highlights from his answers. Microsoft’s Development Process In terms of the development process at Microsoft, Scott said that more projects will be developed with openness, transparency, more frequent releases, relying on customers’ feedback and with OSI open source licenses as in the case of ASP.NET MVC. Silverlight In regards to Silverlight 3 release date, it might be around the July 10th. ......

Posted On Friday, June 5, 2009 5:56 PM

Private LiveMeeting Session with Scott Guthrie
I will be attending a private LiveMeeting session tomorrow with Scott Guthrie, Corporate VP at Microsoft. Scott will probably discuss the new features in ASP.NET 4.0 and the future of ASP.NET Ajax. I am really excited and looking forward to this. ScottGu’s talks are always intriguing and interesting. I will try to blog about this session and what Scott discussed during the next few days. Meanwhile, do you have any interesting questions you want to ask him? No promises, but I will try my best to get ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 3, 2009 11:34 PM

How to Merge Two SVN Repositories
If you don't care about retaining all the history of one of the repositories, you can just create a new directory under one project's repository, then import the other. If you care about retaining the history of both, then you can use 'svnadmin dump' to dump one repository, and 'svnadmin load' to load it into the other repository. The revision numbers will be off, but you'll still have the history. The above quote is from the Subversion FAQ at After reading it, one might get the impression ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 2, 2009 8:17 AM

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