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  • Jason Zander's blog

    New tiny CLI implementations hit the market

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    Here are a couple of interesting new items based on the CLI: Axalto has produced a smartcard based on the ECMA standard . .netcpu Corp has produced a development kit for the their embedded CLR CPU Module . Haven't tried it, but defintately looks cool...
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    November Community Tech Preview (CTP) with Standard Edition available

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    The November Community Tech Preview (CTP) has now been released. This drop contains a version of the Standard Edition. I'm in the process of uninstalling the October release and putting this one on. (Unfortunately that always seems to involve rmdir and...
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    Oracle 10g Release 2 to support the CLR

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    Oracle is having their Openworld conference right now and has announced support for CLR stored procedures in an upcomming release. Read more in the press release . This means that Oracle, DB/2, and Microsoft SQL Server will support CLR managed stored...
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    Pointy Hair: The Best Internship Projects

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    As much as I love spending time writing code, a big (and important) part of my day job is running a big team. Several kinds of questions come up during the various times of year. Right now we are interviewing summer intern candidates. I get asked by new...
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    New 64-bit material available on MSDN

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    This new site covers common 64-bit questions about the .NET FX and gives examples. I'm often asked a few FAQ's, so let me answer them right here: Version 2.0 (Whidbey) is the first version to support 64-bit. Versions 1.1 (SP1) will run only as 32-bit...
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    New WinXP enabled version of Avalon up on MSDN

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    The Avalon team has dropped a new Customer Technology Preview (CTP) release that is now enabled to run on XP and above . This version runs on Whidbey Beta 2 (build 2.0.40607.51), which is older than the most recent Whidbey CTP (released in October). Those...
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    How much power is too much?

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    In the second section of the Channel 9 tour videos , Rico Mariani talks about performance and I once again butcher his last name (I once made the same mistake at a BillG review, sorry man <sigh>; it's pronounced "Mary-annie", got it now <g>...
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    CLR Walkabout with Scoble on Channel 9

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    I recently took the Channel 9 folks on a Walkabout during the beta 2 zero bug bounce push period. We visited with various folks in the middle of Beta 2 lock down. There are 3 segments to the tour, and two more in my office comming up. Enjoy...
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    Whidbey Beta 1 Code Coverage Build

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    Compatibility is something we work very hard on. It is our goal to make sure all of your V1.x applications keep running on Whidbey (v2.0). But to accomplish that, we could really use your help. With Beta 1, we released a code coverage build which can...
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    Rules for warnings and my biased view of the ObsoleteAttribute

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    Brad has a hot post going about how we should handle the ObsoleteAttribute and its usage in the Framework . Brad’s post is balanced and objective to not force people into one camp or another. Let me be totally biased, put my Development Manager hat back...
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    Longhorn / WinFX news

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    I've been very busy with some, uh, scheduling issues this month. As you can imagine there is a lot that goes into making a big decision like this. I'm personally very excited about (a) reach for developers, and (b) getting the bits into the hands of customers...
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    Jason Zander and Amnon Horowitz on the MSDN's The .NET Show

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    Amnon and I did the MSDN show on Whidbey . I'd like to qualify that the camera likes to add a few pounds. I know, I know, keep your day job :-)
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    Welcome Jim Hugunin as the newest member of the CLR!

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    I'm back from a long vacation and very pleased that Jim has accepted my offer to join the CLR team and continue his work on dynamic langauges ! I expect that he will be blogging about his work on the CLR team so you can track the progress we make on the...
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    Why isn't there an Assembly.Unload method?

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    We frequently get asked why you cannot unload an assembly from an app domain. After all, you can do a FreeLibrary() in unmanaged code to unload a DLL, and the CLR is just using DLL's right? Reasons to Want to Unload There are generally two reasons...
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    Creator of SourceSafe, CLR luminary, and now Team System guy Brian Harry has a new blog

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    I was on the team which purchased OneTree software all those years back and had the pleasure of working for Brian Harry through several products including the formation of the CLR team back in '96 (he's the 'B' in the file format signature and I'm the...
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    TechEd 2004, Reminiscing the v1.0 design, blogging paparazzi

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    TechEd 2004 has started in San Diego. Unlike the LA PDC, there were no forrest fires to deal with so travel was nice. Sunday night Kit George set up dinner for a small group of us at Sally's near the Hyatt. A guy wearing a “I'm blogging this“...
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    New Performance Documentation on the CLR/.NET

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    Rico posted a link to some new (extensive) documentation on performance around .NET. The team did a lot of work directly on this content, well worth a read.
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    New SOS debugging blog

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    Michael Stanton just posted a more detailed session of debugging with SOS . Michael is the development lead for our Quick Response Team, the folks who debug the nastiest kinds of crashes and errors you can imagine. If it dies after a week in the lab,...
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    Python for the CLR: Jim Hugunin's IronPython paper at PyCON

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    Jim Hugunin just gave a great paper on writing his IronPython implementation on top of the CLR at PyCON . In particular Jim says (referring to previous comments by folks indicating the CLR does not handle dynamic languages well): "I wanted to pinpoint...
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    Comments on "Please Sir May I Have a Linker?"

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    Several folks forwarded to me Joel Spolsky's post Please Sir May I Have a Linker in which he outlines the issues with the .NET Framework redist distribution problems and calls for a simpler solution: a linker that could take your managed application and...
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    Headed to the TwinCities .NET User Group

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    See you at the TwinCities .NET User Group (http://www.ilmservice.com/twincitiesnet) on 12/4/03...
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    Answer to Weak Reference Question

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    Ian Ringrose asked a question on my post about the PDC CLR architecture forum about inner classes and weak references. Thanks to Amir Massourian for posting back an example of how to code this up using the CLR....
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    Generics internals documentation from Microsoft Research

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    Andrew Kennedy's documentation on generics internals for your reference...
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    How do you host managed code in your process?

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    This is a pointer to the white paper which describes how to do managed/unmanaged interop in your application...
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    Hosting the CLR panel notes

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    These are the detailed PDC notes on the hosting panel...
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