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  • Shiv's random musings on computing

    As guilty as a million abandoned blogs...

    Hmm ... So I've fallen into the same trap as so many other bloggers who start something and then it peters out. Life happens in between ... But as a new year resolution I plan to start blogging a bit more consistently and frequently. But don't hold me...
  • Ozzie Rules Blogging

    Sssshhhh....It is a secret -Code Camp New Zealand

    MVP's and Super Star New Zealanders Peter Jones and Kirk Jackson are thinking about organizing code camp New Zealand ! They are just kicking around ideas but looking at Date - TBD! In Porirua (near Wellington ) If you would like to help...
  • Santomania

    GDI + LINQ = Generate a bar graph in a single line of code

    This is a simplified version of actual code from an app I'm working on. There are a few lines of setup, and then the cool part (the last statement): Using a select statement to iterate over a List < double > , creating a RectangleF object for each...
  • Santomania

    Code Snippet: Setting NTFS permissions

    My previous post shows how to use Windows32.Security to read and set permissions to the registry. Doing the same for a NTFS is even simpler: public bool TestNTFSPermissions( string path, string userName) { SecurityDescriptor secDesc = SecurityDescriptor...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Attention podcast: RSS feedreaders and aggregators

    I asked two of the RSS industry's leading lights to join me for a call and share their perspective on the question of where Attention is going with respect to RSS feedreaders and aggregators: Nick Bradbury creator FeedDemon , part of Newsgator (Nick also...
  • : Gregory (Gus) Class's Media Technology Blog

    MCE Sudoku

    I was recently asked by KMS Software to review their latest MCE product, MCE Sudoku. This was an interesting prospect for me, because I was unaware that anyone even made games on top of the Windows Media Center platform. On their product page, KMS describes...
  • The Little Wheel Goes in Back

    Game Time

    Well, unless Denver gets their butts in gear it looks like whoever wins the late game will be playing Pittsburgh in the Super Bowl. Of course, we're ready to root for the 'hawks. I've got my chunky beef chili on the stove and will whip up an order of...
  • Santomania

    Code Snippet: Working with Permissions (ACLs/ACEs) in C# under .Net 1.1

    I've been working lately on adding "self-healing" capabilities to a certain application. The idea is to create a set of utility functions which will validate (and fix if needed) various environmental settings such as NTFS permissions, registry permissions...
  • Roberdan

    MindMapping::A Meeting's Map

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  • Nigel Parker's Outside Line

    Enterprise Library for .NET Framework 2.0 has been released

    As promised I continue my series of "Announcements" for the new year. Today's announcement Enterprise Library for .NET Framework 2.0 has been released! This actually happened on Saturday our time but due to the weekend I am bringing the message to you...
  • D/1195

    CSF Training

    I was going to add Developer's Link to the blog and I was checking the Service Providers site . I couldn't skip mentioning the trainings developed by SQLSoft+ . There are also nice presentations about the architecture of CSF. You can find them below;...
  • Nigel Parker's Outside Line


    Yahoo and Intel lead the dive last week but I was quite surprised when I came in this morning and saw the whole IT sector affected just like it is the year 2000 all over again . Maybe it is because we are all talking about web 2.0 and wall street has...
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