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  • Peter Torr's Blog

    Inheritance Demands for Interfaces

    I'm cheating here by re-posting an e-mail I sent the other day... but hey, you don't expect me to come up with new content for this blog do you? :-) Here is a deliberately contrived example of why you might need to protect interfaces with inheritance...
  • Peter Torr's Blog

    Why would you switch search engines?

    Stéphane asks why any one would switch from Google given that it has become such a part of net culture. People will switch for a faster time-to-answer. Recently I needed to find the Microsoft Knowledge Base article that explained why you shouldn't run...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Mobile Application Development Toolkit v2.0

    Version 2.0 of the Mobile Application Development Toolkit is now available for download. Overview The Mobile Application Development Toolkit provides all the resources you need to start building mobile applications for Smartphone and Pocket PC devices...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Interoperability Month Announced

    Interoperability is becoming a hot topic. Interoperability Month begins January 18. this is scheduled to include a month-long webcast series focusing on interoperability – why it matters to the business, common strategies and methods, and guidance on...
  • Mike Stall's .NET Debugging Blog

    How to get a V2.0 ICorDebug object

    I think the biggest breaking change in the ICorDebug API is how we deal with versioning. Managed debugging is done via the com-classic ICorDebug interface. In v1.0/v1.1, you cocreate to get an ICorDebug implementation, like so: ICorDebug * cor; hr = CoCreateInstance...
  • Tales from the Smart Client

    Microsoft's AntiSpyware Strategy

    Hmmmm...Kinda hard to tell what the business plans are, but this at least rhymes with what I wrote:
  • Tales from the Smart Client

    The future of AntiVirus and AntiSpyware

    Walt Mossberg at the Wall Street Journal reviewed the beta AntiSpyware program from Microsoft. The summary is it isn't very good yet. But Mossberg makes an important point: Before getting into the details, let me say a word about Microsoft's role in protecting...
  • paranoidmike's WebLog

    Manifesto? We don't need no stinkin' manifesto

    I'm a security guy, driven by a long-standing paranoia, who happens to like the feeling that no one can get into my own files. So there. [BTW, the next time someone asks, this is coming to you live from Mike Smith-Lonergan, also known as Mike Lonergan...
  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    Update to the Digital Cockpit Project.

    Well, I just posted another picture of my Digital Cockpit Project: . This one shows the new modern looking display. (This is a first generation of it, the later version isn't running on my hardware, just in VS.NET...
  • Marco Dorantes' WebLog

    A next level of consciousness

    I have just understood at a finer level of detail, in what ways the arrogance shows in my mind and words. I have been studying meta-management concepts and I am about to really try to change the way I communicate with myself and with others. The date...
  • Marcelo's WebLog

    Avalon reaches out, and no more vacations

    Well, that was a pretty long hiatus, but at last I'm back from vacations and now I'm ready to get back on the blogging scene. Download the November goodness at
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Apple Please Fix Your Feeds

    I really wish I could read the Apple Student Blogs via RSS or Atom, but it appears that they have an issue with producing a valid feed . I don't think it's just me and my reader, but maybe it is. Anyone care to give it a try? --Eric (Grand Valley State...
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