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  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    COM registration for cross process access

    Yesterday I posted a minimal COM registration. But it had some serious issues. Among them the COM objects couldn't be used cross process, and they couldn't be used from a STA application unless the object aggregated the free threaded marshaller. So...
  • Artificial Ignorance - the Anand Iyer chronicles

    plain text emails for me, please

    I'd made a “new year’s resolution” in 2001. And that was to never ever make resolutions again. And I’ve been pretty good about it. So when my colleague was trying to tell me a few days ago, that I should make a resolution to start composing emails in...
  • Rob Caron

    Team System Community Blogroll

    I just added another site, Martin Woodward’s blog , to my Team System Community blogroll (right-hand margin of my blog below the calendar). He has some great Team System posts there: Talking to VSTS From Java Hatteras Command Line Tips Unlocking...
  • Jack Greenfield's Blog

    RE: VSTS 2005, DSL, and Software Architecture

    This is a response to a blog posting by Tad Anderson, and the pointer to it on the MSDN Architecture General forum. First, I agree with your observation, Tad, about the lack of support for the Software Architect in VSTS 2005. We did indeed focus on...
  • Jason Sacks's Windows SDK blog

    Windows SDK January CTP/February CTP plans

    The Windows SDK team is closing on the January CTP release early next week, and we're planning on it being live early the following week. This is a small supplemental release, with the only major updates being some new Windows Workflow Foundation and...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Is this a bug in the Grid Cell alignment?

    Run the code below. It creates a grid with 2 rows and 2 columns. Move your cursor between rows and you see “some data” bouncing around” Try it with the other IF condition to see the expected behavior. Is this a bug? PUBLIC oForm oForm...
  • BCL Team Blog

    Registry Security Basics [Mike Rousos]

    Registry Permission Basics RegistryKey.CreateSub Key(string, RegistryKeyPermissionCheck, RegistrySecurity) RegistryKey. Open Sub Key(string, RegistryKeyPermissionCheck, RegistryRights) The fact that there are three different ‘security’...
  • Inside Architecture

    Using BITS to move private data

    I'm looking at the possibility of using the BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) to move packets of private data from a central server to individual client machines. BITS, for those who haven't messed with it, is a really useful service built...
  • Pedro Silva's Blog

    Generic Tree <T> Class

    I was back from Christmas and New Year's break at the start of the week. It was nice having an extended period of time off. Now, it's back to work and blogging. Here's a really good generic Tree<T> class that Peter Chen posted on The Code Project...
  • jpelak's blog

    Meet the Bloggers/Meet the Boss

    I'd like to take an opportunity to introduce my ISV Architecure/Developer Advisor colleagues - starting first with the east coast first. Alex Onik is my counterpart based in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to the Microsoft platform, he has significant...
  • John Bristowe's Weblog

    Microsoft TechNet Magazine Rocks!

    I am a developer at heart. However, I find it both interesting and useful to read about issues facing IT professionals today. That's why I subscribed to the Microsoft TechNet Magazine last year. This is a wonderful publication that's similar to the MSDN...
  • Henry Hahn

    Custom Scrolling with IScrollInfo

    In one of my first posts ever I talked about doing custom scrolling using the IScrollInfo interface. Well, Ben Constable, another Microsoftie, beat me to it:) Check it out here .
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