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  • Moustafa Khalil's Space

    Kitsilano!

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    So, Karim Ratib and Rasha Rashad are in Vancouver for a trip. I went to visit on the 13th weekend. Those guys are dope! We hanged out in Kitsilano, went to the Burnaby Blues and Roots festival, and went to the Capilano suspended bridge up in BC, walked...
  • David Wang

    HOWTO: Setup a CGI EXE on IIS

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    Making an application that is web-aware is incredibly easy, as long as you understand the basic rules. Web Servers are generic tools which listen on port 80 (or any other port of your choosing) and then route requests to be handled by arbitrary code....
  • Moustafa Khalil's Space

    Montana trip

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    Yeah, I went to Montana this summer to visit the Rawlings. It was a fun trip. Took off from Seattle 8/4/05 @ 6 pm. I spent the night in a camp ground in Coeur D'Alene, ID. Went into the camp ground a little bit after midnight and had to setup my tent...
  • Engine Watch

    SkyServer based on SQL Server

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    This is a quite old paper (Jan 02): http://research.microsoft.com/~gray/Papers/MSR_TR_O2_01_20_queries.pdf I was reading some news on astronomy which mentioned the SDSS. So I looked up this paper for some more detail. I thought you might like the...
  • Marcus Perryman's WebLog

    Jason Langridge, device king!

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    It’s well overdue but Jason has finally started blogging: http://blogs.msdn.com/jasonlan Let me tell you a bit about Jason: he has worked at Microsoft UK for many years and has a knack of knowing the 'right' people, mostly around device, to always...
  • Yves Dolce

    Strongly typed boxed values and reference to them...

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    I just found this on my hard-disk. I thought I would share: int ^ stronglyTypedBoxedValue = 1234 ; // C++/CLI feature int copyOfUnboxedValue = *stronglyTypedBoxedValue ; int % referenceIntoBox = *stronglyTypedBoxedValue ; // C++/CLI feature ...
  • Spot the Bug!

    Spot the Bug - August 14, 2005

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    I created this bug a couple of weeks ago for a conference I spoke at to illustrate how so few lines of code could be so buggy. Where's the bug here? char dest[50], src[100]; int x, y; if (x=1) { strcpy(dest,src); dest[50] = '\0'; } return y;...
  • Windows Installer Team Blog

    What are some sources of: Error 1606: Could Not Access Network Location?

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    Question What are some sources of: Error 1606: Could Not Access Network Location? Answer Generally, the installer will validate the existence of directories listed in the directory table -- if you don't install to that directory, then don't list...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    .NET Framework 1.1 deployment guide

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    There is a pretty good document published on MSDN that provides a technical overview of various topics related to deploying the .NET Framework 1.1. It provides information related to mass-deployment to a network of computers, and also information related...
  • Devhammer on MSDN

    If you commented on my blog in the last few months...my apologies

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    It seems I misunderstood how the implementation of Community Server we use for blogs.msdn.com works, and I was assuming that since I have moderation enabled for comments by unregistered users, I would receive email notification when such comments were...
  • Darryl Burling @ Work

    Screenshots of the Hotmail Beta

    If you want to know what the hotmail beta looks like - you should take a look at this page . Its nice and simple - and fast.
  • Brad Abrams

    The Framework Design Guidelines Gets its First Review

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    …and it is not even published yet. We asked Bill Wagner (of Effective C# fame) to review a draft of the manuscript. His feedback was very helpful polishing the text and hopefully you will find his review (or is that preview) of the book helpful as well...
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