Monthly Archives: July 2011

The new MSDN Forums Assistant

Microsoft has launched the MSDN Forum Assistant, which allows you to access MSDN Forums and receive updates directly to your desktop. Features include Ask a Question, Latest Post, Thread Updates, Priority Support, and Forum Q&A. You can download the MSDN Forum Assistant here:

You can find more information here:

Visual Studio UserVoice Site

A Visual Studio UserVoice site has been set up to collect community feedback:

For filing bugs, the Visual Studio Connect site is still the place to go:

GUID Generator: My first Windows Phone application is available on the marketplace

In order to complete the registration as a Windows Phone developer an application needs to be submitted.

Following the advise of Caio, I wrote a GUID Generator. It has now been published and you can get it here.

Have you ever felt the need for a freshly generated GUID?

With this application you can have a freshly generated GUID whenever you want.

A GUID (Globally Unique Identifier) is a 128-bit integer (16 bytes) that can be used across all computers and networks wherever a unique identifier is required. Such an identifier has a very low probability of being duplicated. Do you want o try?

Talking with friends with iPhone and Android phones I became aware that there is no such application for those platforms. How can they live without one?