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  • Tim Sneath

    Calling Win32 APIs from the .NET Framework - The Easy Way

    Although the .NET Framework contains a comprehensive catalog of classes that encapsulate much of the operating system, real-world applications often need to go beyond the Base Class Libraries and interact directly with the underlying Win32 APIs, either...
  • TS Tidbits

    Download the December TechNet Webcast Calendar

    The all new, December TechNet Webcast calendar is now available for you to download .
  • The Old New Thing

    When people ask for security holes as features: World-writable files

    It's getting harder to protect people from themselves....
  • Mai-lan's Visio Blog

    Great Shapes for Conceptual Architecture Diagrams in Visio (Part 1)

    I’ve gotten multiple requests from blog readers to show how to get the same visual quality as seen in architectural diagrams posted on MSDN articles. Typically the Microsoft authors of MSDN articles use Visio to create the diagram. The diagram is then...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Forcing a User to Logoff

    Question: I am developing a Windows Form application and need to force the user to logout. I have been through the various namespaces of the .NET framework and don’t see anything that will help me. Any ideas? Answer: You are correct that the .NET Framework...
  • The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

    What a difference a decade makes

    In college, St. Patrick’s Day was always one of my favorite days of the year. There was something about green beer and the random excuse to drink it always made that a festive day. I particularly remember the one in 1994, but not so much for the green...
  • Paul Andrew

    HiTech Awards last weekend

    It was very exciting to get to the HiTech awards night last weekend on Saturday 13th Nov 2004. It's not often, okay never, that I have to wear black tie. Fantastic to see two companies that Gareth Baker and I have been working with win awards too. Pay...
  • Paul Andrew

    New Blog Aggregator

    My notebook computer has been acting up for a while with intermittent display corruptions and it's finally got bad enough that I had to do something about it. So now I have a new motherboard replaced under warranty and a freshly reinstalled copy of Windows...
  • David Kline

    Debugging NetCF apps with cordbg - Part XI: VB.Net

    For the most part, my posts are written in C#. Of the NetCF supported languages, C# is where I am most comfortable. Every once in awhile, however, I'll post a VB.Net related topic (this is my second). Today I thought I'd show a NetCF application written...
  • Paul Fallon's WebLog

    IIS6 and Windows 2003 (Part 2)

    The most significant changes within the new architecture for IIS 6.0 are: a new process model called WPIM ( Worker Process Isolation Mode) Application Pooling and Recycling HTTP.SYS - it is a HTTP listener that is a kernel mode driver and is a common...
  • Paul Fallon's WebLog

    IIS6 and Windows 2003 (Part 1)

    IIS6.0 has a new architecture with a number of additions and changes that you may not be unaware of. The new architecural changes are mainly involving the WWW Service within IIS 6.0 and how the processing of HTTP requests takes. There are lots of things...
  • Paul Fallon's WebLog

    Learn about Indigo at VSLive

    Session Descriptions Keynote: Introducing Indigo Programming Indigo Building Secure Services with Indigo Building Reliable, Asynchronous Services with Indigo The Road to Indigo: Building Service-Oriented Applications Today The Road to Indigo: Building...
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