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  • Rakesh's Blog

    Templates and Generics.

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    While trying to scope the support for Templates and Generics in Class Designer, I wanted to know the difference between them. I came across this posting by Brandon Bray, who is a Program Manager in C++. Hope you find it useful as well. Type overloading...
  • markda's WebLog

    Tracking down memory leaks when linking with the CRT DLL

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    I recently rebuilt a C++ project to use the DLL version of the CRT and discovered that the _crtBreakAlloc variable was not visible to the Visual C++ debugger. If you don't already know, this variable is maintained by the debug CRT heap allocation code...
  • Lisa Wollin

    Creating a drop-down list that links to other pages

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    You've seen them. All the big Web sites have them. Now you want one, too. Perhaps you have localized sites and you want a cover page with a drop-down that lists the different languages into which your Web site is translated so that visitors can select...
  • Radius of Rainbow

    An Ode to the Spell Checker

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    Eye have a grate come pewter, the lay test gnu pea sea; it will a cyst me two low Kate Miss steaks eye can knot sea. This peace eye rote is rite, eye no; my trustee check err tolled me sew! Author: Lenny Pitt (?) http://www.cs.uiuc.edu/directory/directory...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    Refactoring the C# Express Starter Kit

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    Yesterday I decided to take a look at the code we shipping in the Beta 1 C# Express SKU for a screen saver. I was pretty disappointed in the quality of the code, so I decided to refactor. I’ve talked about some ideas about coding styles here on this blog...
  • Rico Mariani's Performance Tidbits

    Performance Quiz #4 -- Of Sets and Sundry -- Solution

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    Well thank you all very much for those great responses, I was very impressed! What I did to get my answers was build a little harness with the test cases and then used QueryPerformanceCounter and friends to get the most accurate times I could. Then seperately...
  • Jesper snackar dynga då och då. Här är beviset.

    Apropå ingenting...

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    Om du bor i Sverige och misstänker att du har fått virus kan du få nästan gratis support. Det enda du betalar för är ett telefonsamtal (08). Mer info finns på http://www.microsoft.com/sverige/security/ . (Microsoft i andra länder ger liknande tjänster...
  • Rudi Larno's WebLog

    Take a service stop and clean your windows

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    Of course, this is about Windows XP Service Pack 2, but as my co-worker Alain wrote in ' About backward compatibility of XP SP2: Life has changed ... ', I also have my own view on this. It actually struck me when driving towards the south of France, a...
  • simon.says

    WSE 2.0 Trace Tool

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    Over the past few weeks, I’ve been searching for tools to display trace output for WSE 2.0. Many tools available today seem to be too expensive, over engineered, complex to install or don’t offer the features I want. My criteria for the perfect trace...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Error Handling in VBScript, Part One

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    OK, enough about the Peloponnesian war -- a number of readers have asked me questions about error handling in VBScript recently, so I think I'll talk about it a bit for the next few days. Today, I want to very carefully describe what the error handling...
  • Stephen Fisher

    How time flies... and returns like Mordecai

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    You'll have to pardon me for falling off the planet for the last (almost a year). No, I wasn't hit by a bus, although it was a wild ride! The last time I posted, we [the TabletPC Avalon Platform team] were about to commit some substantive changes to the...
  • Lori Pearce's WebLog

    …insert sheepish grin…

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    I guess it’s clear by now that I’ll never be a top blogger like BradA or JLedgard or the rest. I just don’t blog often enough and I don’t have the kind of deeply technical blog that is in such high demand. But I do have some news. For those of you who...
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