• GerryO's Blog

    How # Are You?

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    You're savvy in the ways of C#. You know the .NET Framework like the back of your hand. Or do you? Just when you thought there were a plethora of dev languages to choose from, the waters become murky again. Out of our research labs and into the...
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    MSDN Launches Tester Center

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    Is your role that of a software tester? Do you spend your days writing test code for your organization? Do you yearn for a central location where you can discuss practices, tools and testing in general with your peers? MSDN has the site for you. Today...
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    Now He's Gone and Done It.

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    I was holding off as long as I dared but alas, the cat has been let out of the bag. Microsoft Learning's former developer certification Product Planner, Howard Dierking , took the opportunity to work with MSDN magazine as Editor-in-Chief. Congratulations...
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    What To See in Barcelona?

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    What are the must see sites/locations/attractions while in Barcelona? Keep in mind that my days will be spent at TechEd but I will have a fair bit of perhaps two days for some site seeing. How much Spanish do I need to know? I've noticed some similarities...
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    New Exam for Windows Embedded

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    Even though Windows Embedded has been around for some time, there hasn't been a Microsoft certification program for it per se. We have exams on WIndows Mobile 5.0 and will be releasing exams on 6.0 as well, but for the hardcore Windows Embedded (CE, XP...
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    Spain in the Fall

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    So, there is a good chance I will attend TechEd EMEA in Barcelona, Spain for Dev Week, Nov. 5 to 9. What is Spain like in the fall? Never been there. Spanish is the dominant language so how much do I need to know to function well? This will be a good...
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    Good Resources for Operating System Security Algorithms

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    So, for a University course in Computer Science, I need to write a research paper on security in modern operating systems. If all I had to discuss were user authentication and authorization mechanisms in Windows and UNIX/Linux, that wouldn't be too hard...
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    Halo3 Has Been Beaten

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    Got it on Friday afternoon, as of Sunday, I had completed the entire campaign. My son finished it on Saturday. Of course, I don't spend hours on end playing it so I imagine others had it beaten the first day they had it. Still, it was enough of a challenge...
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