Brian Johnson works with BizSpark Startups on the East Coast of the United States. For more information about the BizSpark program you can go to http://bizspark.com.
Game Developers Conference 2005
This download includes presentations given by the Windows gaming and graphics team at the Game Developers Conference 2005. Included is the Microsoft DirectX Developer Day content and the High-Level Shader Language (HLSL) Workshop content.
Server and Domain Isolation Using IPsec and Group Policy
This guide is designed to support a server and domain isolation solution through all stages of the IT lifecycle, starting at the initial evaluation and approval phase and continuing through to deployment, testing, and management of the completed implementation. For this reason, the various chapters that comprise this guide have been written to meet the needs of a variety of readers.
...Miller saw that exposing DirectX through the .NET Framework could allow him to craft a more elegant API, improve productivity, and open up game development to a variety of programming languages and coders of all skill levels.Miller and the DirectX team turned the vision into reality by using Visual C++ .NET 2003 to create a "wrapper" for the DirectX 9.0 library that can be accessed from the .NET Framework.
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal ToolThe Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool checks Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows Server 2003 computers for and helps remove infections by specific, prevalent malicious software—including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom. When the detection and removal process is complete, the tool displays a report describing the outcome, including which, if any, malicious software was detected and removed. The tool creates a log file named mrt.log in the %WINDIR%\debug folder.
Spyware, Kids and Online Commerce
Apparently, I'm not the only person concerned about the kid security risk. From today's microsoft.com is a graphic of a girl in pigtails and these chilling words: "'I accidentally downloaded what?' Help them learn how to watch for spyware." Click through leads to the Jan. 5 primer, "Spyware and your kids: Are your kids exposing you to spyware?" Related is the primer, "Spyware and your kids: How to help keep your kids from downloading spyware."
Update: The transcript for this chat is available here.
Here's a chat you're not going to want to miss. It looks like Eric Rudder will be there to answer some questions. Here are the details:
What's New in Whidbey?Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, code named Whidbey, will radically improve developer productivity while continuing to provide full access to the Microsoft .NET Framework. How about the opportunity to chat live with the Senior Vice President responsible for this innovative solution? Eric Rudder will join us live on March 18th along with members of the Whidbey team to tackle your Whidbey questions.