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  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Fun With Floating Point Arithmetic, Part Three

    I've been getting lots of mail, questions and pointers to interesting articles on some of the trials and tribulations of using floating point arithmetic correctly. Please do keep it coming! Though I am certainly no expert in this area, I'm happy to take...
  • Scott Woodgate's OutBursts

    BizTalk Server 2004 Exam Available

    I just remembered that the BizTalk Server 2004 exam isnow vailable at VUE centres ,that's proper english for "centers", starting today worldwide. The exam number is included in the "partner competency" number, partner's you know what I mean. It isn't...
  • The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

    Exhuming McCarthy

    Bill Gates turns 50 this year. He’s become the elder statesman in the industry and has stepped aside on a long of things Microsoft in favor of Steve Ballmer. Nevertheless, he is still capable of creating controversy and pushing his luck. This time, instead...
  • Scott Woodgate's OutBursts

    Extending the socket adapter/Blog link update time...

    Stuart Evans has a nifty blog entry where he shows you how to extend the base socket adapter (read adapter wizard sample) to include dynamic behaviour. Worth a read here . While I'm at it I guess its time to update the various blogs on the left-hand side...
  • .NET Security Blog

    Removing Permissions From FullTrust

    Executing the following code: PermissionSet ps = new PermissionSet(PermissionState.Unrestricted); Console.WriteLine("Before Removing Permissions:"); Console.WriteLine(ps.ToXml().ToString()); ps.RemovePermission( typeof (RegistryPermission)); Console.WriteLine...
  • IUpdateable from Eric Nelson (

    SQL Server 2005 Service Broker sites and articles

    So - I realised the other day that across all my early adopters I don't have any active on Service Broker. It occurred to me that in part, this is because I haven't really been championing. As it so happens I then came across a US ISV over in the UK that...
  • One Louder

    Microsoft Employee on the Apprentice

    I figure it was just a matter of time before a Microsoft employee was on the Apprentice. Well, not only is our candidate for the Apprentice an MS employee, she is in marketing (Product Management). Good luck Verna ! I suspect that taping is already complete...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    What software testing topics do you want to hear more about?

    Do you have any software testing topics you want to hear more about? Here are a few suggestions that I’ve already received from readers: How do you go about automating? How much is automated and how much is manual? How does QA fit into the product lifecycle...
  • Rob Caron

    New Team System Stuff - 2005-01-17

    Visual Studio Team System Are you installing Team System using Virtual Server? If so, you may want to read this post ( More Thoughts On Visual Studio Team System Under Virtual Server ) from Jonathan Summers , which offers some sage advice on how...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    Threat Modeling, Part 2 - threats

    The first threat modeling post discussed the first part of threat modeling, which is defining your assets and understanding how the data flows through the design of your component. Today, I want to talk about the threats themselves. One of the key aspects...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Extreme Podcasting

    Extreme Podcasting...on Kilimanjaro, at 15,000ft. Via slashdot: " "Apparently a charity called Cops On Top is climbing Kilimanjaro as a memorial to the late Officer Isaac Espinoza of the SFPD. That in itself is pretty amazing, but the /. amazing thing...
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    ASP.NET and Community Technology Previews (CTPs)

    I know there is a *lot* of confusion around the Community Technology Previews that have been coming out for Visual Studio 2005 . I know because I get a *lot* of email about them. Which build is good, what's in them, etc. That's the prime reason John ...
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