WiX v3.5 now supports Visual Studio 2010 RC

Over the last week and a half, the Visual Studio team that contributes heavily to the WiX toolset put the finishing touches on Votive to support Visual Studio 2010 RC. Want to use WiX in VS2010 RC? Download the x86 or x64 Wix35 MSI from here: http://wix.sourceforge.net/releases/3.5.1419.0/.

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WiX Working Group video of the night, Star Wars for those who haven't seen it.

I was raised on Star Wars. My Mom took all the good parts of Episodes IV - VI and incorporated them into my life. Thus it never ceases to amaze me when I find someone who hasn't seen at least the original trilogy. I mean seriously how do you make it through life just trying?

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WiX Working Group video of the night, infinite loop.

As you may have guessed from my cryptic tweets, I was in Cupertino, CA for a couple days this week. I spent the two days talking to a team at Apple about the Windows Installer in general and the WiX toolset in specifics. They already use WiX v2.0 for many of their products so I spent most of the time reviewing their .wxs code, suggesting improvements they could make now and advantages WiX v3.0 would provide.

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WiX Working Group video of the night, I see blue people!

Tomorrow my team at work is going to see Avatar. I saw the movie when it first came out with my wife and a couple friends. But at the time we just went to a normal showing without 3D. Since then, I've been told that the 3D version is a sight to behold. So, I'm kinda' excited that our team is going to the local IMAX theater to see a larger than life 3D Avatar.

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