Burn, baby. Burn.

This is the blog post I've been wanting to write for a couple years. The WiX toolset finally installs via Burn in WiX v3.6. The install is ugly and buggy but it's functional. I would not recommend installing WiX v3.6 right now unless you're willing to dig into the source code to figure out what's going on. And there is a lot going on, let's take a look at some of the highlights.

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WiX Working Group video, scott pilgrim vs. the matrix

Okay, I have to admit I thought this one was a lot cooler than pretty much everyone else tonight. For whatever reason, I think "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" looks like fun. Probably not fun enough to go to the movie theater but I'll definitely put it in my Netflix instant queue for the XBox at some point. Anyway, someone took the Scott Pilgrim trailer and crossed it with The Matrix. I was impressed by the results.

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WiX Working Group video, earth to space and back in 7 minutes.

This week the WiX Working Group was obviously being lazy. It's late and only Eric and I are still here. I totally forgot about showing a video and, honestly, I didn't have anything picked out. Fortunately, Bob saved me by tweeting his pick of the week yesterday. This one is awesome.

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WiX Working Group video, cam hodges.

I don't know how many of you know Doug Hodges but if you've used Visual Studio, you've used his work. I've had the pleasure of being introduced to Doug this last week and doing a bit of work with him. However, this week Doug has been out supporting his son in L.A. If you watch TV or have a teenage girl in your house, you may have heard of him: Cam Hodges.

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