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  • Blog Post: 5 Links for Securing Silverlight

    When my page views are extremely positive, it is time to discuss security, why? Because security is always a way to drive the numbers down.  Let’s face it, no one wants to face the world of security or the discipline.  Tell a potential “partner” that you do software security and it is likely...
  • Blog Post: Free NSA Guidance for Addressing Malicious Code Risk and vocabulary list

    Yep, that’s NSA as in National Security Agency, and you don’t have to burn it after reading!  This is a great way to get up to speed on code risks.  Zoom over to GUIDANCE FOR ADDRESSING MALICIOUS CODE RISK (you tell it is serious because it is all caps) So act now for this publication paid...
  • Blog Post: Quant? Quant? Kalman Filter and Baynesian for Finance all in one blog post?

    What is a Quant?  A Quant or sometimes Rocket Scientists is an information specialist who is able to use formulas from the space program, or deep math to create forecasting systems for Hedge Funds.  An example might be the use of Kalman filters or Dynamic Bayesian Networks or Bayesian Belief...
  • Blog Post: Team Foundation SERVICES, not server

    Oh thank you demi-gods of program management, Team Foundation Server being offered as a SERVICE!  If I was the type of theologically driven individual to sing praises to some non-descript timeless and universal entity or entities I would do so at this time.  I have always loved the concept...
  • Blog Post: LightSwitch: Infopath, Browsers and Scalability

    One of my friends, who doesn’t normally read this blog, as the following questions of a thread that I was included on: “I am working with a XXXX team at XXXXXX Corporation and found myself in a call with their IT management. “ They have had some real problems using InfoPath with Sharepoint, and are wondering...
  • Blog Post: Test, Test and test some more testers are needed and the universities don’t produce many

    Even the Universities leadership admits that getting the knowledge about significant test capabilities is impossible with all of the other things that students need to learn.  So what to do?  Well this is an opportunity for you.  Yes you. What does a tester do? QA and test professionals...
  • Blog Post: Bing Maps and LightSwitch

    Can you use Bing Maps with LightSwitch?  Here is a entry (which I only read and didn’t test, so no guarantees): Switch on the Light - Bing Maps and LightSwitch Really can’t add more except that I had to really search for that page through the Bing map web site ( http://www.bing.com/community ),...
  • Blog Post: Debugging code faster with IntelliTrace

    How much is your time worth?  Debugging code is something that takes time, even if you are an experienced developer or integrator.  Over a year you might spend 50 to 80 hours doing nothing but debugging your code or software that you are integrating. What if that could easily be reduced to...
  • Blog Post: Fundamentals of Desktop Development

    You might be thinking that sometimes this blog gets a little complicated and you need to get up to speed on desktop development, maybe to get ready for Windows V-Next or to get a promotion, whatever. Since I don’t like to write about consistent things, well actually I would like to, but every time I...
  • Blog Post: Architecture description language

    Here are my pontifications… In current software systems, an Architecture Description Language (ADL) is used for architectures of component-based software systems.  Let’s take an example of a Windows Phone Application, you dear reader, may start with a game engine for an existing application from...
  • Blog Post: Free Team Foundation Training tools

    If you are up for an interview or promotion to a group that uses the advanced and excellent Team Foundation Server, check out this free training kit: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=752CB725-969B-4732-A383-ED5740F02E93&displaylang=en   If you have enough memory, you...
  • Blog Post: SCRUM: Guidelines from the SCRUM org and short form from Microsoft

    If you are using SCRUM, likely you are using one of the excellent books out there to help with your understanding.  If you are getting started the link below is a good starting point: Links to SCRUM, less to more material: Brief briefing: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff731587.aspx Less...
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