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  • Alex Barnett's blog

    BBC to launch free online video system

    (via Digg)... New Scientist reports : "The BBC is poised to release a free and 'open source' internet video delivery system to compete head on with proprietary favourites. The UK corporation has developed its own video compression algorithm, called...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    Michael's finally writing the nitty gritty details of DllLoad

    I don't normally post on weekends, but I just noticed that Michael Grier 's finally started posting his " How does the NT loader work " series. His second post, on the basic operation of the loader is also up. Michael sent out a doc internally on...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Here you go Dave, all yours

    "Someday this picture will be a header graphic on Scripting News." Here you go Dave , all yours .
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    Fabio Santini's house on the internet

    Heilà. Conoscerete sicuramente Fabio Santini, personaggio d'eccezione sia per competenza che per "presenza" scenica... e che, it goes without saying, gode della mia stima completa & incondizionata. Se poi si aggiunge che spesso quando ci si becca...
  • White.Steve.Blog

    Building Avalon Apps: Basics and Behind-the-scenes. Part 1

    I thought it would be interesting to walk through building some very basic Avalon applications. Some topics I want to introduce include Avalon’s application model; the interplay between declarative XAML markup and imperative CLR code-behind; what happens...
  • scellini's WebLog

    Just what you needed: a PDC05 Crossword Puzzle (updated)

    I just posted a PDC05 Crossword Puzzle to the sandbox on Channel 9. Just seemed like something that had to be done. I'm sure that all of you out there won't find it much of a challenge :-) Update: 6/18: fixed a small bug. New outline and .ZIP file...
  • mgrier's WebLog

    The NT DLL Loader: basic operation

    Let's start simply and consider the mythical vertical application (a topic itself for another day). I'm not going to walk through what a PE is or a DLL or an EXE; if you don't know, follow the link or take a gander around MSDN. Let's call it ccalc...
  • mgrier's WebLog

    How the NT Loader works

    My team maintained the NT loader (the component that loads DLLs) for about a year or so during Windows XP as we were adding the isolated application features to it so we got quite an interesting perspective on this lovely little piece of technology. Warning...
  • PDC2008

    The Goods

    Wait until you see how much software you'll get at PDC05. Along with the latest builds of Longhorn and WinFX, you’ll get a last-minute release of Visual Studio 2005. We're at 10 gigabytes already and it's only June. You may need to check this thing as...
  • Sriram Krishnan

    Digging into Spec# - 1

    A lunch conversation with Roshan lead me to download and play with Spec# from MSR. To quote the website The Spec# programming system is a new attempt at a more cost effective way to develop and maintain high-quality software. Spec# is pronounced "Spec...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Warlords III under Virtual PC

    Moving on in the Warlords series - we arrive at Warlords III. Warlords III continues to enhance the Warlords series - adding new features, better graphics, more advanced 'Hero' building methods and the concept of a 'campaign'. I am constantly torn between...
  • Buck Hodges

    Using baseless merge with converted VSS shared folders

    In this forum thread, , a question was asked about using baseless merge with converted VSS shared folders. [UPDATE Aug. 22, 2006] The GUI will not show the relatives of baseless merges, only...
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