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  • shawn's blog

    Happy New Year. Maybe Next Year.

    I’ve been through at least five hurricanes, including Hurricane Andrew. I’ve watched tornados tear lives apart. I always maintained control by focusing on the statistics – how fast the storms were tracking ,etc. Until this morning, I’ve...
  • Michał Cierniak

    Secure CRT

    One of the cool new things we are doing in the security push is the conversion of all uses of potentially unsafe CRT (C Runtime) functions to their new, safe counterparts. When we think of unsafe CRT functions, we usually think of string manipulation...
  • Michał Cierniak

    CLR Security Push

    I have been recently coordinating much of the efforts on the CLR dev team related to the security push. The security push is a period of a few weeks for all groups involved in Whidbey to let us focus on making Whidbey more secure. There was recently a...
  • Mikhail Arkhipov (MSFT)'s WebLog

    NOAA Weather Forecast Web Service

    Some time ago I published a Web user control that employed NOAA Web Service and displayed weather forecast. Since then I received a few emails from those folks who downloaded the control with complaints that it stopped working. The reason was always the...
  • Randy Holloway at Microsoft

    Need a bluetooth headset for my Audiovox SMT 5600

    I'm looking for a headset for my phone - something that is relatively small, has decent talk time, and is fairly inexpensive. Please leave a comment with any recommendations/suggestions/advice. Thanks. [Cross-posted to and ]
  • Somasegar's blog

    The power of the community

    Wish you all a very Happy New Year! The last week has been quite an emotional roller-coaster. On the one hand, you have one of the greatest natural disasters (combination of an earthquake and tsunami waves) taking away the lives of over a hundred thousand...
  • Buggin' My Life Away

    Aceh Aid at IDEP

    I blogged about the Aceh Aid Bucket Brigade and some of their technology needs. Since then, I’ve been in touch with some people who are working on this. There might still be some pieces to add to this, so, if you’re interested, don’t hesitate to contact...
  • Antimail

    Dawn of the Undead Data

    If you think that formatting a drive will wipe out its contents, think again...,10801,88118,00.html
  • WebLog de Stéphane PAPP [MSFT]


    Bonjour, Pour débuter, je m'appelle Stéphane PAPP et travaille depuis 1999 chez Microsoft en tant que consultant. A ce titre j'interviens dans différentes organisations pour apporter des conseils autour des produits Microsoft, mais plus particulièrement...
  • WebLog de Stéphane PAPP [MSFT]


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  • Adarsh's blog

    Understanding HttpWebRequest Connection Management and ServicepointManager

    If you are looking for some information on understanding the basics of HttpWebRequest connection management and servicepointmanager, I just posted an article which could be useful for you. This is first...
  • Adarsh's blog

    Understanding System.Net Connection Management and ServicepointManager

    If you are already using System.Net.HttpWebRequest class and familiar with request/response programming model for WebRequest in .net frameworks, you might be interested in getting inside the connection management handling of HttpWebRequest and to understand...
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