Archives from 2003-08

Rotor on FreeBSD/Linux Continued


 .NET    CLR    Rotor   
As with my previous post, I am working on my FreeBSD 4.8 Release tonight.  Last week, I had problems getting the CD-Rom to mount correctly (which, of... Read more

Larry Kim at the New Hampshire .Net User Group


 .NET    Books   
Last night, Sam and I went to the New Hampshire .Net User Group to hear Larry Kim speak about XML Schema and other topics concerning Advanced XML Data... Read more

Startup and Shutdown in the CLR


 .NET    CLR   
Chris Brumme has a new informative post on startup, shutdown, and other related issues in the CLR. Read more

Ingo's new book


 .NET    .NET Remoting   
Ingo is starting a new book.  He is also blogging about it:If you want to track the progress of this book, head to Read more

Congratulations to Ingo


Ingo has just become a Microsoft Regional Director:Regional Directors aren't Microsoft employees--they're independent developers, architects,... Read more

More on FreeBSD, Rotor, and VMWare


 .NET    CLR    Rotor   
Last week, I tried to install my new FreeBSD on my new laptop as a dual boot partition, but ran into problems since my first bootable partition had... Read more

Extreme Programming Pocket Guide


 Books    Extreme Programming   
There are many resources for Extreme Programming (XP) since its introduction a few years ago. It's difficult, though, to decide where to start to get... Read more

Another Secure Programming book


 Books    Security   
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Good night to see Don Box


Just got back from listening to Don Box give the keynote at the Boston Dot Net Users Group meeting tonight.Don talked about Generics, and some new... Read more

I am responsible for my career


 .NET    Extreme Programming   
Both Doug and Sam talk about taking responsibility for our own professional development careers.Like others, I am paying my own way for PDC.  No one... Read more

FreeBSD and Rotor


 .NET    CLR    Rotor   
I took the FreeBSD plunge yesterday with a purchase of the full 4.8 (Stable) developer edition.  I plan on installing the OS, plus I plan on compiling... Read more

Secure Coding books


 Books    Security   
A new book came out last month called Secure Coding: Principles and Practices. I am reading this now (just purchased today at SoftPro). It looks to... Read more

Interoperability resource


 .NET    COM Interop   
Sam has posted a link to an Interoperability page at Microsoft that contains a lot of information on COM Interop.   Read more

Unit Testing Stored Procedures in Oracle/SQL Server


 COMPlus EnterpriseServices    Database Development    Extreme Programming   
I just completed a marathon coding session over the last week by logging 82.5 hours for the first phase of the current project I am working on.  I was... Read more

I also feel Edit and Continue is not the way to go


 .NET    Extreme Programming   
I completely agree with Frans in his latest post. After having used Unit Testing for the last several years, it... Read more

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