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  • Peter Bernard's MEM Thoughts

    Hey let's be careful out there

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    After the giddy excitement of MEDC last week I thought I would reiterate these recently issued words of caution from the Consumer Product Safety Commsion and the CTIA: Do not use incompatible cell-phone batteries and chargers; Do not permit...
  • Buggin' My Life Away

    C++ Function Objects

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    C++ provides us with a number of ways we can shoot ourselves in the foot. If you work as a developer on any sizeable software project, there is quite likely a set of rules about limitations as to the C++ language features you’re allowed to use: no...
  • VolkerW's WebLog

    Viva Las Vegas

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    While Robert Scoble and family enjoy their time in Vegas , here's some history in pictures about the first 100 years of "The Meadows" on bbc.co.uk .
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    Who will identify the indentities?

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    OK, title is sort of a notation abuse but it's for euphony with the former post :-) Fact is, the Identity Pot is definitely boiling these days! Cameron's laws of Identity , live now in an official MSDN whitepaper Another whitepaper wraps up the...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Introducing Web Parts with Visual Studio 2005

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    ASP 2.0 introduces a variety of new features and enhancements. One of these is Web parts. Although, the idea isn’t new, the direct inclusion within ASP.NET is an important enhancement. In this short video, I take a look at Web part within the ASP 2.0...
  • Windows Embedded Standard (Standard 7, Standard 2009, XPe...)

    How to transfer your XPe environment to a new machine

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    Here’s an oldy but a goody from the newsgroups Doug Gordon surfaced in the newsgroups in September 2003 Q: I'll have to install the XPE kit on the new PC, including the database server, but what should I do about the database & repositories that...
  • David L's Blog

    Dropping in from outer space!

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    This week the bus finds itself in Adelaide, home of Hahndorf, The Barossa Valley, and Ben Folds! Eeek! The session in Sydney went well, but I have since tweaked the presentation to include some goodies. To all those who attended the Sydney session...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    This compelling little mystery can now be safely put to bed

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    Inside Google asks: "Matt Mullenweg (creator of WordPress, the software that powers this blog) says he sees that Google has widened its search box. I'm not sure . What do you guys think?" Well, the following analysis is the result of my jet lag...
  • Visual Studio Data

    The Ages of Fox (by John Koziol)

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    Some time back, I mentioned the word "paleovulpic" as pertaining to pre-Visual FoxPro. Well, I was thinking about it today and I realized that the Fox programming eras needed to be more succinctly defined. So here goes: Protovulpic Era Desktop database...
  • David L's Blog

    Firewalls do little against hackers who come through the front door!

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    There is an awesome interview with Kevin Mitnick on Radio GoDaddy at the moment, I really recommend people download it and have a listen. You can either listen to it or download it; it's pretty funny. It starts with Radio GoDaddy's usual segment on...
  • Yun Jin's WebLog

    Figure out variable lifetime using SOS

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    There is a bug in this program below, try to see if you could catch it. Test.cs (compiled to DelegateExample.exe): using System; using System.Threading; using System.Runtime.InteropServices; class Test { delegate uint ThreadProc (IntPtr arg...
  • scellini's WebLog

    Where does the time go?

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    Yes, it's been a while since my last post. I wish I could say that since then I've learned to play a musical instrument, or a new language. But no. I did find myself standing at the front door to my house looking for the cardreader. "They" say that...
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