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  • Vittorio Bertocci

    WiFi Adoption & commuting in Tuscany

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    The beauty of managing to go to work by train is that you can happily keep your tablet on, ehr well, your lap, and do your stuff (unless there's a pack of children on an excursion that force you to make a demo of the tablet, of course :-) ). That has...
  • Brad Abrams

    Scheme on the CLR

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    Very cool! Common Larceny is a CLI-targeted implementation of the Scheme programming language. The compiler generates MSIL and is interoperable with other .NET languages. The Common Larceny project is directed by Dr. Will Clinger in partnership with Dr...
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    Our Presence Services offer increases

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    Hi all. It may not be WS-related, nor a crazy musing as the ones I'm used to send: nevertheless, this stuff is more than worth mentioning! Meet http://messenger.msn.com/Beta/Default.aspx : I'm SO happy it's being publicly released, I'll now be able to...
  • Jonathan Hardwick

    Why does "Enable offline files" uncheck itself after a reboot?

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    After my two previous posts on debugging offline files, I’ve had four requests via comments and email, all saying pretty much the same thing: “why do offline files stop working after I restart my computer?” The most visible symptom is that the “Enable...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Congratulations are in order

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    The developer community is an incredible community. I have the opportunity to work with absolutely incredible people all over the developer world. I have to say that both Julia Lerman and Chris Pels are two of the best! I was extremely proud to see they...
  • .NET Security Blog

    Failing to Run in Partial Trust Gracefully

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    When you write an application that requires a high level of trust to run properly, when a user tries to run that application from a location that gives it lower levels of trust, they're greeted with a rather unfriendly unhandled SecurityException. This...
  • The ShiSh List

    Managing your day with MapPoint

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    Several years ago I worked on a demo that used MapPoint for scheduling. The concept was to import a list of contacts/customers into MapPoint and plan a route with my hotel/office as the starting point and end point, and the contact addresses being the...
  • The Goldfish Bowl

    IM release frenzy

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    Windows Messenger 5.1 , the Instant Messaging client application used with Live Communications Server 2005 , is now available to download. The accompanying Real-Time Communications Client API SDK 1.3 has also been posted for download. What's more, the...
  • Robert Burke's MSDN Weblog

    Last night's MSDN Evening Briefing: An Intro to .Net

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    At last night’s MSDN Evening Briefing, I presented an Introduction to .Net for a full house of developers in Dublin . For those who weren’t there, I covered four topics: (1) a description of what .Net entails, (2) some examples of how .Net is being used...
  • BCL Team Blog

    Dead C Hacks: Reallocating or Changing an object's type in place in .NET? [Brian Grunkemeyer]

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    I was recently asked if there was a way to reallocate an object on top of another one, or to change the type of an object at runtime. This must have been a somewhat common practice in native C or C++ programs, perhaps something that C++'s placement new...
  • The Far Corner of the EEC

    Quickstream DV - First Look

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    As part of my AV role within the EEC, I shoot and edit quite a bit of video. Currently most of the video we shoot is covering meetings between customers and product groups. We'll shoot using two cameras and the meeting will last about an hour. After the...
  • BCL Team Blog

    Get More information about Processes [Gang Peng]

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    System.Diagnostics.Process class provides APIs to get lots of information about Process, but it doesn’t expose a few capabilities. For example, you can’t get information about the session id or the owner of a process. We will be exploring additional functionality...
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