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  • Matt Powell

    MSDN Data Access and Storage Developer Center Launched

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    The new Data Access and Storage Developer Center here at MSDN launched this morning. I mentioned this was coming “ really, really soon ” last week. I suppose I could have said it would be up Monday, but there is always that chance that another...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Just a quick reminder, VB6 upgrade chat tomorrow

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    MSDN Chat: Upgrading Visual Basic 6 Skills and Applications to Visual Basic .NET On January 27 at 1:00 P.M. Pacific Time, join members of the Visual Basic .NET and Visual Studio teams and talk about best practices for upgrading your old projects (and...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Data Access and Storage Developer Center now up...

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    A new developer center has been launched; http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/ covering both Data Access (ADO, ADO.NET, OLEDB, etc...) and Storage (SQL Server, Access, etc...). Check it out!
  • Robert Horvick's Weblog

    HINT: Spotting Code Defects #2 (Accessing Registry Values)

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    There are a few defects here ... ranging from a design issue to a potential buffer-overrun that could cause your system to be comprised and the attacker to be able to execute arbitrary code on your machine. Hint #1: It is not only important to test...
  • shawn's blog

    Road Trip to Wharton

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    This is exciting - I'm headed to UPenn next Tues and Wed to do MBA interviews at Wharton . Two days to spend talking to our future - this is going to be great fun. Anyone out there in the Philly area? I have no idea what my schedule's going to be like...
  • The Old New Thing

    The hollow brush

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    What is the hollow brush for? The hollow brush is a brush that doesn't do anything. You can use it when you're forced to use a brush but you don't want to. As one example, you can use it as your class brush. Then when your program stops responding...
  • The Old New Thing

    David Hasselhoff's daughters normal in every way

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    (Forwarded to me my a friend who is apparently fascinated with David Hasselhoff.) David Hasselhoff says his daughters hate his music and change the channel whenever Knight Rider comes on the TV . Okay, I defended the Germans last week, but this...
  • Peter Torr's Blog

    GetObject and Security

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    Eric has recently done a series on script security, and one of the things he very briefly mentions is how you can use GetObject with a moniker to get an instance of an object. This reminds me of one of the "cool" bugs we found before the first version...
  • Brian Goldfarb's Blog

    DevDays 2004

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    DevDays 2004 is here! This is partly the reason I have had no life for the past month or so, I've been working hard trying to put together this stellar event, so you should DEFINITELY check it out. Being the Web guy that I am, I was responsible for pulling...
  • Brian Goldfarb's Blog

    Okay -- I'm Back

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    Well I've moved my blog and now I'm back here trying to figure out how this new system works. They moved my content over, but I have no idea how to get people who used to visit my old blog to visit my new one... maybe I can get them to do a redirect,...
  • Site News

    Beta Search

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    I posted a demo/beta search for .Text (and weblogs.asp.net) at: http://scottwater.com/tempsearch/ You can read about here .
  • Visual Studio

    .NET Comapct Framework-based Web Server for Devices

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    This is something that I often get asked about. If you are interested in what a managed Web server on a device might look like check out the .NET Compact Framework Mobile Web Server Architecture whitepaper and sample written and developed by some fellow...
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