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  • Peter Bernard's MEM Thoughts

    Hey let's be careful out there

    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

    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

    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 .
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    Who will identify the indentities?

    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

    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

    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!

    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

    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)

    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!

    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

    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?

    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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