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Design Guidelines, Managed code and the .NET Framework

January, 2005

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    First blog from my new 64bit machine...

    I got a new desktop machine at work… it is a 64 bit machine from running Windows XP x64 edition . It is very cool to see IntPtr.Size return 8 rather than 4! I must say, before I got it I was not convinced that the transition to 64bit would be a fast one...
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    Rico brings us a quiz around the GC...

    Memory management on the CLR is deceptively simple in some cases and in other cases developers try to outsmart the GC to their own doom… Rico gives us a little quiz that helps bring some light into how to work with the GC… I have not measured (violating...
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    Comments on the CLI standard

    Joel Marcey , Chair to the ECMA CLI standards committee started a blog recently. He is asking about your comments on the standard… What is your feeling about the standardization of the CLI within ECMA and ISO? The process has helped bring about technologies...
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    Another managed app... GB-PVR

    Someone recently sent me a link to GB-PVR … it is a managed client app that does MediaCenter like functionality. I installed it at in looks cool, but I could not test it as I don’t have a tuner card ( or even any TV reception to speak of)… Anyone else...
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