On Chip.DE I read an announcement of LicenseCrawler. It is a tool which scans your program for license information, so you could backup these more easily.
According to Golem.DE Windows 7 comes with a built in VM for WindowsXP – a nice way for having BWC
I also found a list of free java decompilers.
According to Win7 and its virtual XP: there is also a nice blog (German) which shows the use of its via two parallel running Outlooks of different version.
The German part Northrhine Westfalia (NRW) provides a ring tone (not sure about this term, in German it is “Klingelton”): it is a pop version of Beethovens 9th symphony – the theme used as Europe theme. It is a ‘commercial’ for the next election.
ZDNet.DE provides a link to a webcast by Microsoft: “10 Cool Things to Do With the Powershell”. The link is online. Content:
This webcast shows some of the neat things programmers can do with PowerShell with regards to server administration. There are 10 demos one can run through ranging from simple queries for services to enumerating information in Active Directory. Some of the scripts use lists of computers, some prompt for a computername. Each script shows a different thing programmers can do with PowerShell to quickly create administration scripts.
Are you a .NET developer? Maybe this list of 10 open source tools is for you.