GoingNative 15: VC++ turns 20, Ale turns 40, C9 turns 9

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    kenny

    nice IDE, for a strong and magic langauge

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    Ion Todirel

    cheers to that

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    felix9
    Angel BEST. will be perfect if we can get Milan now Wink
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    tomkirbygre​en

    I was hoping you'd cover the anniversary! Many happy returns and here's to the next decade of rock solid engineering. +1 to the please release Milan point. It's been awfully quiet since November 2012...

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    cedricmi

    Many C9 videos have interlacing/deinterlacing problems that are very distracting.
    There are really no reason whatsoever nowadays not to record progressive videos and encode them progressive.
    If you do insist on recording interleaved it would be time for a little video deinterlacing/compression training to avoid those interlaced lines.

    I'm a big fan of C9 nonetheless and love those behind the scenes videos with people that actually did the software we use.

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    Charles

    @cedricmi: Thanks for the feedback. I shot the conversational segment with my camcorder. You can blame me for the interlacing..

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    Phil

    I remember receiving the box. It was about a foot and a half long. The manuals were a standard size but at the time everything was printed. It was awesome!

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    Christopher Hinds

    Remember it well on my 386 clone with a mere 20mb harddrive. VC++ 1.0/MFC 1.0 was a breakthrough in Windows developmental and set the standards going forward ( Borland Turbo C/C++ not withstanding ).

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    Colin

    Ah the memories - I was in devdiv as an intern just after the first C++ version shipped and returned the following year to work on VC2 & 4 - the team had some great people in it and I look back on these years with fondness. My office was just across the corridor from Dan's - and I remember him working with Rico on the min rebuild stuff.

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    NotFredSafe

    Is it me, or is the aspect ratio of the main material way off (egg heads)?

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    Charles

    @NotFredSafe: Not you. We should be able to fix.
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    EDIT: Fixed. Thanks, Golnaz!! Smiley

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    golnazal

    the video should be fixed now. thanks!

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    marklam_

    Great to hear Jan & Rico talking about these great techie achievements. Like @Colin I had some great times in devdiv - working in Dan's team, and learning from these way smart guys.

    Congratulations on the anniversary.

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    cppaviduser

    Not that I'm against saving trees, but printed manuals still are nice. Though the added cost to the overall product to print them would be not so nice. Still , Kudos's on the birthday, and Charles, video shot with a camcorder is better than having no video at all, and with golnazal's mad ninja skills all is well. You guys on C9, really, have done a good job of making MS more transparent and improving it's image in the developer community.

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