For The Developers!

A blog by a Geek for Geeks

November, 2007

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About Adventures in Server Land

My name is Jason Olson and I am a Technical Evangelist working with the core services in Longhorn Server. I am a member of the Developer and Platform Evangelism team and, well, I'm a geek. I like being a geek, I like geeky things, I like technology. Yup, I'm a geek.

My personal blog can be found at Everything from this blog will be cross-posted there in the future, so if you wish to have the "blow by blow" account of it all (including personal posts), feel free to subscribe to that blog instead.

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    The launch of

    In my previous post , I talked about why I personally love C++/CLI as a solution for managed and native interop. With the launch of Visual Studio 2008, and the include of the new marshalling library, there is on part of the equation missing, I believe...
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    Managed and Native Interop - C# or C++/CLI?

    This is a topic that I've been thinking a lot about lately. And I would really like to get all of your opinions as well (especially if you disagree with me). This debate came up recently (again) on my trip to Tech Ed Developer in Barcelona. If I am having...
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    What's Mandatory Integrity Control?

    Mandatory Integrity Control (MIC) is a cool new security feature built in to Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. It adds another "layer" of security to Windows resources (files, processes, etc.) over the usual DACL (Discretionary Access Control...
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    Tech Ed Developer (Europe)

    Howdy all, I will be at Tech Ed Developer this week doing several things. First of all, I will be giving two talks: the first on Application Compatibility in Windows Server 2008 outlining the top issues developers need to be aware of when developing for...
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