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  • Yasser Shohoud

    4B0082 is here

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    In the past few weeks since PDC, I've been very happy with the tremendous positive response to Indigo. People are asking questions on the newsgroup and lists, publishers and authors are actively planning Indigo books, and the team is busily working towards...
  • Peter Torr's Blog

    The kind of bug I like to see

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    All software has bugs, but some are better than others....
  • Herb Sutter's Blog

    Why "gcnew T" instead of "new (gc) T"?

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    On comp.lang.c++.moderated , Peter Lundblad wrote: I also don't see the need for gcnew. Why not use placement new, i.e.: T^ h = new (CLI::gc) T(14); This would require an extension allows placement new overloads to return something other...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Cool "Article" from Cory Smith up on the web...

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    Read it in his blog , it has some neat stuff around GDI+ that I might end up using in my music app ...
  • jasmo's WebLog

    Streaming to your hearts content!

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    This is cool - streaming audio and slides (and video from demos) is up for anyone to peruse. It's weird hearing my voice, of course (and a bit humbling), but it is pretty cool to be able to basically review any of the PDC sessions. You can check it...
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    MAXbloggers.net - Closure and last thoughts

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    I think the conference ended before I thought it would -- box lunches on the last day. Overall, I think it was a great conference. The first time in a long time where I went to a conference and didn't have to work. Even more so, nothing blew up back...
  • Five Testers From VC

    And So It Begins...

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    Hello out there.  Welcome to our new weblog.  Notice I said “our”.  We are five folks in the Microsoft Visual C++ testing organization and this blog is an experiment in group weblogging. Our group started as a book study group.  We would...
  • Herb Sutter's Blog

    C++/CLI candidate base document now available

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    Today the C++/CLI candidate base document was posted, and it's freely available for download . This is the spec that Microsoft is contributing to the newly-formed ECMA TC39/TG5 standards committee for consideration for the C++/CLI standards...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    C# Bloggers Page Up...

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    Only a few bloggers listed so far, but more will be coming in the near future: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vcsharp/community/blogs/default.aspx
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Tantric snacking...

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    This afternoon after lunch I ambled over to our admin's office in search of a small snack. I opted for some m&m's brand chocolate candies with peanuts. As I ate the 7 m&m's that were in the package, I noticed that the package was labelled "Fun...
  • Herb Sutter's Blog

    Why R^ instead of cli::handle?

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    Nicola Musatti asked the following excellent question: The hat symbol and gcnew could be replaced with a template like syntax, e.g. cli::handle<R> r = cli::gcnew<R>(); I agree that those are alternatives. Everyone, including...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    New C# Home Page Design Up on MSDN

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    We've been playing with some new developer center home page designs, and we decided to update the C# site first. Check it out at http://msdn.microsoft.com/vcsharp/ and let me know what you think... Of special interest to the blogging folks, notice that...
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