WiX v3.0 released.

It is my pleasure to announce that WiX toolset v3.0 is now officially declared Production/Stable. The final build number is 3.0.5419.0. You can download it from here or here.

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Celebrating 10 years at Microsoft.

Microsoft's recognition of 10 yearsToday, this very day, 10 years ago, before the new millennium, I joined Microsoft as a full time employee. I can remember sitting in NEO (New Employee Orientation) on my first day listening to instructions on what forms to sign where and later experienced employees spoke about tips on how to be successful at Microsoft. I don't remember the specifics of what was said. I just remember being so excited to get started writing code. For real.

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WiX toolset bug count after June 19th, 2009.

Remember last time when I mentioned that if you didn't hear me talking about WiX v3.0 that would be a good thing? Well, all is not lost but we did take a bug fix tonight so I would appreciate it if everyone would download the latest WiX v3.0 build (with today's date or newer) and make sure all is well for you. The fix is small and very targeted so I'm not expecting problems.

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WiX toolset bug count after May 28th, 2009.

Below you will see an empty box. That is not a mistake. Robert suggested I have a picture of a blue pill there: You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.

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