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Joel Bennett

OMG Ponies!!! (Aka Humanity: Epic Fail) - Jon Skeet: Coding Blog - 7 views

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    How the simple things (like time zones, daylight savings, culture and unicode) manage to make the job of a software developer painful.
Joel Bennett

Announcing Gallio and MbUnit v3.0.4 - Bits in Motion - 0 views

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    This is the new release notes for MbUnit 3.0.4
Joel Bennett

Google vs Xerox on R&D | Computerworld Blogs - 0 views

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    Google does R&D but has no dedicated researchers or formal lab organization. Every engineer is considered part of the virtual R&D team and is expected to donate 20% of his time - about one day a week - to research. Xerox takes the traditional approach, investing in a separate R&D function that includes basic research ... what makes each approach successful?
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    Not really a fair comparison -- what has Google's R&D produced? The Android?
Joel Bennett

Wal*Mart shutting down DRM server, nuking your music collection - Boing Boing - 0 views

  • we strongly recommend that you back up your songs by burning them to a recordable audio CD
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      Is it just me, or does this say: we strongly recommend you circumvent the DRM system if you want to keep your music!
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    This is why any encryption system which depends on phoning home should not be an option when you're considering where to spend your money. Buy CDs, or DRM-Free tracks (which is all that Wal-Mart sells, now).
Joel Bennett

Microsoft IE8 and Google Chrome - Processes are the New Threads - Scott Hanselman's Com... - 0 views

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    ... Google Chrome (alpha) ... Internet Explorer 8 (Beta) ... both isolate tabs in separate processes.
Joel Bennett

DataGrid Preview & Control Investments in WPF 3.5 SP1 - WindowsClient.net - 0 views

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    The best article I could find on "What's new in WPF in SP1" ...
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MSTest API Rant -Bits in Motion - 0 views

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    Message: don't use the Microsoft Test tools -- they are not extensible, replaceable nor compatible with anyone else's tools -- bad show, Microsoft.
Joel Bennett

Microsoft Opens Up Vista Virtualization to Home versions - ENT news - 0 views

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    You can now install Vista Home (Basic or Pro) in virtual PCs....
Joel Bennett

Hustle and WorkFlow (or, how not to get outsourced) - Redmond Developer News - 0 views

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    Wherein the author presents a recipe for job security: tie development so closely to an understanding of corporate workflows that it's irrevocably knit into the fabric of the company and colocation with users ...  It's important to note, however, that the sort of development he's talking about is strictly the light-weight "in house" variety -- not the development of externally facing applications for sale.

Joel Bennett

Microsoft MIX07 Sessions - 0 views

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    The Microsoft MIX sessions are up ... free to watch ...
Joel Bennett

Shell Blog : What happened to the menu bars? - 0 views

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    An essay from the Windows Vista shell team about menus: why they're good, bad ... how ribbons are different ... and the new User Experience (UX) guidelines
Joel Bennett

CLR Inside Out: New Library Classes in "Orcas" -- MSDN Magazine, April 2007 - 0 views

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    New CLR libraries incladd-in hosting model, which was discussed in the last two editions of CLR Inside OutSupport for the Suite B set of cryptographic algorithms, as specified by the National Security Agency (NSA)Support for big integersA high-performance set collectionSupport for anonymous and named pipesImproved time zone supportLightweight reader/writer lock classesBetter integration with Event Tracing for Windows® (ETW), including ETW provider and ETW trace listener APIs
Joel Bennett

Announcing the Policy Injection Application Block - 0 views

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    AOSD tools from Microsoft? 

    QUOTE: "the Policy Injection Application Block will simplify the separation of business logic from cross cutting concerns, by letting you define policies and the objects/methods they apply to in a declarative way."  -- if that's not Aspect Oriented, then I must have wasted my time in school ;-)
Joel Bennett

WPF/E and Flash, living in harmony - 0 views

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    A demo of Flash and WPF working side-by-side passing a ball back and forth...
Joel Bennett

"Your File Is In Use" Demystified - Shell Blog - 0 views

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    In Vista, Windows Explorer is applying an implementation of the IFileIsInUse interface to the file it encountered.  Now the user knows which program has the file open and can close the file from that program and click the Try Again button to repeat the operation that was being performed.
Joel Bennett

Crossing the Divide - Compile .Net to Java! - 0 views

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    Grasshopper enables .NET developers to cross-compile Microsoft IL (i.e.: the output of any .NET programming language) to Java bytecode, using the open source Mono Project's class libraries.
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