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  • BCL Team Blog

    ResourceReader.GetResourceData and ResourceTypeCodes [Mike Rousos]

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    Intro ResourceReader is a useful type for quickly enumerating through resources in a resources file, but it has trouble if it cannot deserialize one of the resources. This limitation is compensated for, in v2.0 of the framework, with the GetResourceData...
  • Fabrice Meillon BLog's (Archives)

    Windows Server Update Services est disponible en version finale

    Ca y est, le produit est enfin disponible en version finale (RTM), annoncé hier au TechED US le produit est disponible en téléchargement sur http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/updateservices/default.mspx Now Available...
  • Because we can

    Apple on Intel?

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    At the moment, I'm finding it really hard to concentrate on work, so I thought I'd share my thoughts with you. Readers of this blog will recall that I have an iMac, that I've done a fair bit of Apple development prior to moving to MS, and those...
  • One Louder

    I don't want to be a dream squasher

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    This is the hard part of my job. I have to, very often, tell people what they don't want to hear. Well, I don't absolutely have to but I feel like I have to. And I personally have to because I think it's important to be honest with people. So I really...
  • Sumit Amar

    Selecting XML nodes defined with namespaces

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    While isolating nodes with custom namespace definition, it might be problematic to retrieve the nodes using XPath (SelectSingleNode or SelectNodes methods). Because if the target XML document contains a URN prefix in the node, that has to be defined and...
  • IEBlog

    HTTP Performance

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Before I joined the Internet Explorer team, I worked on the Microsoft Office Online website.  Handling massive amounts...
  • Sumit Amar

    HTA (HyperText Applications): Caveats and Features

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    Caveats: 1. Security: HTAs bypass the Internet Explorer's advanced settings to disable/enable active scripting, which leads to vulnerability in system to malfunction. However, since the HTAs interact with local system (using ActiveXObjects) for file/DB...
  • TabBlogger

    TechEd05 day 1: Learn-Solve-Grow

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    What a day! First, we get to see the new IBM Thinkpad Tablet PC (woohoo!) at the keynote. Then, I amble on down to the pavilion booth, only to hear "We have Thinkpads for the labs!" Using the Thinkpads is pretty cool. They're light, and the keyboard...
  • Aaron Marten

    IVsMonitorSelection Article

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    I've posted the Interface of the Week article on IVsMonitorSelection . Enjoy! I'd be interested in your feedback, especially if you think short articles like this would be helpful to continue with.
  • David Wang

    TechEd 2005 Day 1

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    TechEd 2005 Day 1...
  • Johan Lindfors

    WSE 3.0 CTP (for Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2) available for download

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    Another release of the appreciated Web Services Enhancements package to create secure XML Web Services on the .NET Framework and Microsoft platform is now available in a CTP (Community Technology Preview) for the Visual Studio 2005 suite. Download it...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    High-Dimensional Spaces Are Counterintuitive, Part Three

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    My next book project is ready for copyediting, the wedding invitations are sent out, my bug count is under control, I've got a layer of levelling compound poured in the basement, there's no more ivy on my roof, and I’m rigging my sailboat some time this...
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