WiX Working Group video, drive.

A few weeks ago I mentioned the WiX Working Group was moving out of its darkest days. It was difficult to articulate the problems we were facing. Then I saw this video. It explained it all.

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WiX Working Group video of the night, Microsoft geeks ghost ride.

I claim no involvement with the video presented tonight. I was at the Sounders FC game (watching D.C. United trounce the Sounders). I'm pretty sure it was Eric who promoted this video. Considering how many bugs he's killed in the WiX v3.5 IIS7 custom action, I guess he deserves a video of his choice.

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WiX toolset source and releases move to CodePlex.

Since it's launch in 2004, the WiX toolset has been completely hosted on SourceForge.net. SourceForge is fine but feels a bit clunky and a little behind the times. About a year ago I started looking at alternatives since open source hosting platforms are now a dime a dozen. In the end, I didn't find a single platform that offered everything I wanted. However, CodePlex provides Mercurial and a much better file release system than SourceForge so I decided to use those for WiX. For now bugs and the mailing list do not move (I'm still looking).

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WiX Working Group video of the night, lego printer.

This video was all over the internet this week so I thought I'd throw it up. Cool videos of things built with LEGOs will always get my attention. This video is a little short but still impressive.

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