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  • Michael Howard's Web Log

    More Integer Overflow stuff

    I think I've said this a billion times, but I'll say it again. No-one has done more research into integer overflow (and underflow, and truncation and signed-ness) issues than my good friend and co-author, David LeBlanc. So here's the great news - he...
  • Robert Burke's MSDN Weblog

    Game Development in C# Webcast series

    Now this is a Webcast Series after my heart: Video Game Development: Learn to Write C# the Fun Way These will take place through May, and cover everything from basic programming concepts all the way to sprites, animation and sound effects. This...
  • canthe's WebLog

    Anti-discrimination bill and MSFT

    I realize most of the world has passed this issue by, but it's been getting a lot of discussion around Microsoft the last several days, so I thought I'd put in my 2 cents along with everyone else. In case anyone has been living under a rock the past...
  • Jeu George's Blogs

    Bit Fiddling - 2

    In the previous post we dicussed about some trivial straightforward ways of counting set bits. Here we will discuss some fast ways of doing this. 4. Pre-Computing Bits: The fastest ways to solve this problem is through look-up tables. But...
  • Windows Embedded Standard (Standard 7, Standard 2009, XPe...)

    Embedded Systems and Linux

    I'm too tired to type up the Winamp Pt 4 article tonight, so I'll reach into my bag of saved stuff and toss you a moderately interesting article on O'Reilly by Karim Yaghmour. It's called " Embedded Systems, Linux, and the Future ", it was written almost...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Improving the performance of Virtual PC over Remote Desktop

    People often complain of poor performance when using Virtual PC over Remote Desktop (also known as RDP or Terminal Services). The reason why this happens is because to Remote Desktop, Virtual PC is just a rapidly refreshing bitmap with unknown contents...
  • MikePelton's WebLog

    Last Chance! UK Developer Event Saturday May 14th

    Hi all - just to let you know the DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper event is coming along a treat - thanks to the tireless efforts of Craig Murphy , Benjamin Mitchell and Phil Winstanley , not to mention Microsoft's very own Sarah Brown (who is as yet not of...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Podcast: Eavesdropping on James Pratt - What are the benefits of Managed applicaiton development...

    James Pratt was in my office today, I was interviewing Robert Levy about application development for Windows Mobile devices (I'm just editing the interview now, so expect the podcast link shortly) - It just so happened that James was sat right in front...
  • Anandi’s Thoughts

    Week 4 on the MSS Team

    Not much concrete techie stuff to report here, except that I'm learning more and more every day and it's been great. I've been assigned the joyful task of reviewing our bugs that have been marked "KB Article Needed" and figuring out whether that's...
  • One Louder

    References, Schmeferences

    One more in a series of wake-up calls for recruiting ; ) Most recruiters have an opinion about references...they are valuable or they are not...they check them or they don't. And identifying the right references to include with your application is...
  • edjez's WebLog

    How Community Feedback is changing the CAB

    I love how the CAB project is working with our community process. Not only does the transaprency give us a chance to ge great input from field, customers, partners and even folks at MS product groups; but it also is a nice forcing function to keep our...
  • Wojtek's Blog

    A Short History of the GAT Project

    I though you might be interested in how it happened that PAG developed a VS extensibility mechanism. So here is a short, unedited, history of the project. The history starts before I joined PAG two years ago. When I came onboard Scott Densmore ...
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