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H.264 support in Chrome and Firefox

H.264 support in Chrome and Firefox

In the middle of January, Google announced they would focus on supporting their own webM video codec, and through this removing the support of H.264. Microsoft Interoperability has released plugins both for Firefox and now also for Chrome, which takes advantage of WMP in Windows 7, when playing H.264 encoded video. The 2 plugins are of course 100% free to download from the following links: WMP extension for Chrome WMP Firefox Plugin ...
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C++ CLI/CLR

C++ CLI/CLR

Developing C++ applications, which are in the void between the .net platform and the good old trusty Win32 API is a scary place to go, if you havent been there before.. Especially because of the lack of intellisense in Visual Studio 2010 (though a promise was made it would appear "soon after release"; we are still waiting!)!However its also a void which you sometimes have to visit, to get the best of 2 worlds, bound together.Fortunately the wisy folks over at Whole Tomato Software ...
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Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Finally Internet Explorer 9 has entered its public beta stage!  In the last half year, Microsoft have released several technical previews but finally we get the entire package. The new browser is much faster than its predecessors and contains several technical improvements, including HTML5 support with H.264! The IE 9 beta can be installed on 32 and 64 bits versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7. You can grab the beta here ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials BETA

Microsoft Security Essentials BETA

Microsoft has chosen to make a public beta version of the next Microsoft Security Essentials. The Beta is downloadable from Microsoft Connect and exists in both a x86 and x64 version. New Features Windows® Firewall integration: Microsoft Security Essentials setup allows you to turn on Windows Firewall. Enhanced protection from web-based threats: Microsoft Security Essentials has enhanced integration with Internet Explorer® which helps prevent malicious scripts from running and provides ...
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Using different credentials for Team Foundation Server

Using different credentials for Team Foundation Server

I have been running with a TFS 2010 server for quite some time now, running on a domain to host all my software projects. However, the problem is that one of my workstations is not hooked up to the Windows domain of several reasons. Since my login on my workstation is not the same as the one on my AD; Visual Studio 2010 keeps promting me for the correct login. This has really been a pain, since I use VS pretty often! However, thanks to Windows 7's 'User Credentials' option, the problem is no ...
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Outlook 2010 - Startup error! (fix!)

Outlook 2010 - Startup error! (fix!)

I naturally uninstalled the office 2010 beta (x64) build today, along with all other software components for this release and installed the x86 version, so i''m finally able to do syncronization with my Windows Mobile powered cellphone, however starting Outlook 2010 had its ''problems''. When starting it up: "Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. The set of folders cannot be opened. An unexpected error has occoured. MAPI was unable to load the information service ...
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