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VMWare Fusion

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Sidebar working on Win2008... almost

As I anticipated a few days ago, I'm trying to install Win2008 on my MacBook, and one of the things I was really missing from Vista was the Sidebar, mainly because I got a few request for enhancements for my CCNET Sidebar Gadget and I wanted to work on it a bit in order to make it better (hoping MS will not drop the only useful feature they added to Vista). But the Sidebar doesn't run smoothly on Win2008 from inside Fusion: I followed the instructions on how to install it, and it works with "local-only" gadgets but the ones that...

Running Win2008 on my Mac

After reading Damien's post about his Win08 Server installation on his MacBook Pro I decided to try and do the same on my MacBook (without the "Pro"). Since I made the switch to the Mac I always did my little home coding on my old laptop or on my work ones, but now I decided to do more coding and less writing and I prefer to do it at my desk on my 20" Cinema Display, so I need to run Visual Studio on my Mac. Here the need to install Windows. Setting up Windows 2008 Server on the Mac with Boot...

Finally I did it

Today, taking advantage of the International version of the Black Friday, I finally ordered a MacBook. I went for the mid version, which is the 13", 2.2Ghz SantaRosa-based Core 2 Duo, 120GB HDD and 2GB of RAM. So now I'm officially joining the ranks of the cool people developing .NET apps on a Mac. Now the difficult decision is: Parallels or VMWare Fusion? JD went for Fusion, Damien Guard for Parallels, Andrew Butel is using Parallels. Hammett did some testing compiling Castle on Bootcamp, Parallels and Fusion, and the winner was Fusion, which was even faster then Bootcamp. I...