Burn moves to a new foundation.

A week ago a very big accomplishment happened very quietly. The development team inside Microsoft responsible for creating the .NET Framework 4.0's (NETFX4) bootstrapper finished the initial transformation into the WiX toolset's bootstrapper, Burn. Yes, you read that right. Burn will now be based on the same code that shipped the .NET Framework 4.0 to hundreds of thousands of Beta users.

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WiX Working Group video of the night, Replay.

Tonight I have a video I found a while ago that caught my eye. It's animated but sad but done very well. The expressions emoted by the characters is impressive. I really don't have anything more to say. Enjoy.

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Snack Apps

This afternoon Dare Obasanjo tweeted a link with a comment that caught my eye, "The rise of software as entertainment instead of productivity - http://kickingbear.com/blog/archives/67". A quick warning before you follow that link: there are plenty of words in there NSFW. Expletives aside it triggered an interesting thought.

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WiX Working Group video of the night, battle of the local schools.

Happy New Year and welcome to the first WiX Working Group of 2010. We've been off for two weeks, taking some much needed R&R. Now we're back and it's time to get WiX v3.5 moving again. To kick things off, I thought this article about two local high schools was pretty cool. Especially, since it has videos in it.

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