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  • VB.Net and other things

    Loading platform neutral (anycpu) executables on 64bit machine.

    Just like other Windows executable files Managed code is stored in PE format. To be more precise it can use PE (32bit) or PE+ (64bit) formats. In unmanaged world the format of the executable tells the loader whether to run the image as 64 bit or 32...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Tech-Ed Notes on Multimedia Community Content

    I missed this stuff when I posted the constructive blog feedback. I talked a few people about podcasts, webcasts, video blogs, demos, etc. Here are the quotes: “Channel9 content is entertaining” “(I) don’t have time for video and audio blogs...
  • Ken Levy's Blog

    July letter on Visual FoxPro web site

    The July 2005 letter contains information about Microsoft's roadmap for Visual FoxPro, new content on the Visual FoxPro Developer Center, and various VFP community news.
  • Riding Herd

    Avoiding memory leak patterns in your IE script

    Justin Rogers , a dev on IE's object model team, posts about his recent MSDN article on leak patterns in IE . If you're doing serious DHTML development for IE, this article is a must read. Says Justin: let's look at the following patterns...
  • jfo's coding

    Changing the behavior of the Help Button

    If you're playing around with the Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2, you'll notice the appearance of a help button at the top of the dialogs. Rather than taking up 75x23 pixels of real estate, the dialogs in Visual Studio have chosen to repurpose the "?" button...
  • One Louder

    Marketing in Virtual Earth

    OK, you know I'm not much of a "rah! rah!" person, but you may have seen some of the work being done by our MapPoint Team on something they are calling Virtual Earth; which I think is totally cool. You can read more about it here at Chandu Thota's blog...
  • release_team's WebLog

    Whidbey RTM Tell Mode!

    On Monday (6/20) the Platform teams (those teams shipping in the .NET Framework Redist) entered DevDiv Tell mode, I see this as a very exciting time of the product cycle! It is one where you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, while at the same...
  • fes' WebLog

    How much is your computer worth?

    How much is your computer worth? I thought I would take a moment and hypothesize on this subject. But I'm not going to talk about hardware and software costs. These are easily quantifiable through the magic of price tags and receipts. No, instead I...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Tech-Ed Notes on Employee Biographies

    Employee biographies generated the least excitement amongst the people I was able to rope into talking with me about them. I liked the theme format because it shows that these quotes are not the only ones I heard, but the ones i managed to write down...
  • Betsy Aoki's WebLog

    It's not to early to start your road trip to PDC

    Channel 9 has a new video that, if not a Sundance contender, continues the fine urinal tradition of the "See you at Tech Ed" series put together by Scott Hanselman and has actual plot ominously being set up in this first installment. I have to admit...
  • IPsec and Domain Isolation

    Does IPsec Do ‘Stateful’ Filtering?

    ====================== DISCLAIMER ==================== This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. ==================================================== What Is ‘Stateful’ Filtering? Stateful filtering is the type of...
  • Pedro Silva's Blog

    Twelve Pounds Is A Lot of M&Ms

    It's a Microsoft custom on your hire-date anniversary to provide 1 pound of M&Ms for every year that you've been with the company. Today is my anniversary. I started at Microsoft on June 21, 1993 (yeah that's right 93). A lot has changed in the last...
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