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  • Dan Fernandez's Blog

    Update: Generics and CLS Compliance

    For those of you who missed this, the BCL Team officially announced that Generics for the .NET Framework 2.0 will be CLS compliant . This is awesome :) I've also updated my previous post on the subject
  • Dan Fernandez's Blog

    Framework vs Tool

    This handy Channel9 post shows how you can create XML Web services using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Beta 1 . I have gotten questions like this and I wanted to explain the difference between Framework support and tool support. C# Express has full access...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    What's wrong with this code, part 8 - Email Address Validation

    It's time for another "What's wrong with this code". Today's example is really simple, and hopefully easy. It's a snippet of code I picked up from the net that's intended to validate an email address (useful for helping to avoid SQL injection attacks...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    PC Upgrade

    My daughter has been using our hand-me-down Gateway computer. It's been fine for what she's been doing, but it doesn't have enough graphical oomph to play Zoo Tycoon 2. I thought about just putting a new graphics card in it, but since it's only a 500...
  • Brad Abrams

    Rico brings us a quiz around the GC...

    Memory management on the CLR is deceptively simple in some cases and in other cases developers try to outsmart the GC to their own doom… Rico gives us a little quiz that helps bring some light into how to work with the GC… I have not measured (violating...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    New toy...

    I'm going to pick up a new purchase tonight? What will it be??? What does a south-of-40 guy in Bellevue buy in the dead of winter? Any guesses?
  • Brad Abrams

    Comments on the CLI standard

    Joel Marcey , Chair to the ECMA CLI standards committee started a blog recently. He is asking about your comments on the standard… What is your feeling about the standardization of the CLI within ECMA and ISO? The process has helped bring about technologies...
  • John R. Durant's WebLog

    WordProcessingML and Numbered Lists Restarting

    I get a lot of questions about Word, XML, and how it all works. I get questions about other products and technologies as well. Many of the questions come directly to my inbox from customers. In a way, I feel bad, because I just don't have time to handle...
  • The Old New Thing

    How can code that tries to prevent a buffer overflow end up causing one?

    What's the deal with those ...ncpy functions anyway?...
  • Jonathan Hardwick

    Reporting false positives from Microsoft Windows Antispyware

    One thing I forgot to mention in my previous post is what to do when the Microsoft anti-spyware tool incorrectly reports something as being adware or spyware. If you’re just trying to get on with your work, and you’re certain that the file really is...
  • Innovación Tecnológica

    MSDN Student Flash

    Suscríbete a MSDN Student Flash , que es un boletín donde encontrarás las últimas noticias, tips y recursos para estudiantes. Entre los temas que encontrarás están: - Imagine Cup - theSpoke - Recursos Gratuitos - Blogs - Eventos y Webcasts - etc Conoce...
  • Deven Kampenhout's Tech Blog

    Linux Is No Longer "Free"

    I find it both amusing and interesting how eventually the major "free" linux distributions had to turn to a service based licensing model. It only makes sense, as the axiom my mother taught me when I was young still holds true: "There ain't no free lunch." With Enterprise level support requirements, comes Enterprise level licening fees. New studies now show that licensing and support costs do not significantly differ between Windows Server 2003, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, or Novell/SUSE Linux 8...
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