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  • Sandeep Prabhakar's WebLog

    Hello World!

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    True to my geeky background, I'll meet the world using the cliche'd phrase... To introduce myself, I'm a software developer working on the .NET Compact Framework team (usually called the NETCF team in short). I've been on the team for 2 years and its...
  • Inside Architecture

    Whose name is in the namespace?

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    Namespaces provide a mechanism for grouping code in a heirarchical tree, but there is precious little discussion about the taxonomy that designers and architects should use when creating namespaces. This post is my attempt to describe a good starting place for namespace standards....
  • Riding Herd

    PDC session list now in XLS and RSS formats

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    Sometimes it's the little things that make a difference...by popular request, the current list of PDC sessions is now available as an Excel spreadsheet , or as RSS^H^H^H Web Feeds ;). Any changes we make to session titles, speakers, timeslots, etc (and...
  • Getting the word out!

    Plumtree purchased by BEA

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    How do entprise portal vendors keep innovating? Plumtree was one of the very few portal providers that managed to survive long after the initial portal hype ended. I think they barely survived the market because it is tough for portal vendors to innovate...
  • Adam Nathan's Old Blog

    From the CD Scrapheap

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    In the corner of my office, I've got a bunch of CDs: Rather than throwing away CDs that have outlived their usefulness, I started decorating with them. I know, it's a stretch to call a pile of CDs a "decoration," but they give a nice glow to the...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Inheritance levels

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    The program below generates code to demonstrate 1000 levels of inheritance of VFP objects. The code looks like this: DEFINE CLASS c1 as c2 ENDDEFINE DEFINE CLASS c2 as c3 ENDDEFINE DEFINE CLASS c3 as c4 ENDDEFINE That...
  • Darryl Burling @ Work

    XBox 360 Pricing announced

    Last week Microsoft announced XBox 360 pricing . You may have already heard this, but I only just heard it so I thought I'd write it up while I'm thinking of it. The long and the short of it is that the base unit will sell for US$299 and the premium...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Microsoft Internz Music Video 2005

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    "Five Microsoft interns decided to "celebrate" the end of their time at the software giant by making a wonderfully dorky music video ." Thanks for the tip, Brant! gretchen < Edit 5 minutes after posting: It must be Intern Day. The Channel9...
  • Richard Seroter - SoCal BizTalk Musings

    New Whitepaper on Building BizTalk Adapters

    In case you didn't see it, we just recently published a good paper on building your own BizTalk adapters. The paper on MSDN, Writing Effective BizTalk Server Adapters , is a fairly thorough look at all the things you'll need to consider when building...
  • David Aiken

    ook?

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    Hello blogworld! This is the customary hello world message. I am a Architect Evangelist with Microsoft and my mission (at least for now) is to make the world a better place by making every application be more manageable, so we can enjoy our weekends...
  • .NET Security Blog

    Securing AppDomain Data

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    While we're on the topic of AppDomains ... One feature of AppDomains that many people don't know about is that they expose a property dictionary of string/object pairs. This dictionary is exposed through the GetData / SetData pair of methods. In the...
  • Mike Stall's .NET Debugging Blog

    Sample code for Plagiarism Searcher tool

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    Here's my sample code for a tool to catch blog plagiarism that I described earlier . In retrospect, it was pretty easy to write (under 400 lines!). And edit-and-continue in C# and interceptable exceptions made my development time a lot faster! The...
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