WiX Working Group video, cruising through Venice.

You may remember a few weeks back I posted a video of music being taken literally. This week the blog title is the literal part. The music is good in this video but it's the sheer massiveness that makes this video. Go full screen, kick back and imagine what it would be like if this rolled through your neighborhood. Wow.

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WiX Working Group video of the week, real world transformer.

This is a great video. It's not just special effects. There's a touch of humanity in this science fiction. I don't have any nostalgia for the Norton Commando but I imagine this would be even more awesome if I did.

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WiX Working Group video of the week, bobcat ninja.

There are skills and then there are skillz. Anyone that gets this good at their craft deserves serious props, and this guy has some mad skillz. They definitely earned the title "bobcat ninja". Check it out.

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WiX toolset support for Software Id Tagging - ISO/IEC 19770-2.

A name, or if you prefer identity, is a profoundly important concept in pretty much everything. In software deployment identities serve as the foundation for versioning and dependencies which are pretty much everything for us. In ancient Egyptian mythology, Isis was granted power over the all powerful sun god, Ra, when he told her his true name. Ra gave Isis a bunch of other names before his true name which is similar to a problem we have in software deployment. How do you get the true identify of software? Well, ISO/IEC 19770-2 wants to be the solution and today's release of the WiX toolset makes supporting that standard trivial.

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