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Steve Teixeira's Blog -- Thoughts on parallel computing, Microsoft, the industry, and life
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    Tech support postgraduate studies

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    Easily the best Mini Microsoft quote of all time: I need you to be able to write a GC, not be in an unhealthy co-dependent relationship with one. Amen. In a recent (and notably positive) post , Mini discusses the increasing difficulty in finding...
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    On my way home

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    I'm sitting in the BA lounge in terminal 4 as I type this. Too lazy to bust out my laptop, I'm using the PCs they provide. The British keyboard layout is killing me -- it's just enough like an American keyboard to lull you into a false sense of security...
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    The tools formerly known as Borland

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    Just saw on Nick's blog that Borland has finally spun off their dev tools into a separate business called CodeGear . I really want them to succeed, as I think it's good for the industry and -- on a more personal note -- I know a lot of my old friends...
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    TechEd Europe 2006 Recap

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    Columbus points the way back to Seattle (provided you're willing to take the scenic route), but first a brief stop in Huesca Torre Agbar: Insert juvenile joke here My suitcase mysteriously arrived around midnight on my second day in Barcelona...
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    Welcome to Barcelona. Here's your loin cloth.

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    I finally made it to Barcelona last night, although the journey has been an interesting one. Where to start? Well, the flight from Seattle to Heathrow was fine, no complaints (okay, I could complain about the hideous food, but that would be soooo cliche...
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    C++/CLI and Compact Framework: additional clarity

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    Based on the comments to my last blog post, I think I need to provide a little more clarity and context to get the feedback I'm looking for. Reader Vyacheslav touched on most of the points, so let me clarify by addressing the issues he raises... First...
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    C++/CLI and Compact Framework?

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    Reader Bal asks: I am very surprised that the Compact Framework does not support CLI/C++. We use it heavily for a number of reasons and not having it for devices seems a serious limitation. Is there any plan to add this immensely useful feature to VS05...
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