This week’s song of the week is from Whitney Houston, from which I haven’t heard much in a long time. The reason is obvious, yet it’s sad. She was one of the best singers in the world. Anyway, today’s song of the week is “Run to you”. I know that when you look at meThere’sContinue reading “Song of the week: Run to you”
Rob Relyea: “WinFX allows you use XAML to declaratively define your UI, interactive media, or document. XAML is a great way to define these things. However, XAML isn’t what we’d prefer to use at runtime. With HTML, parsing of the .html file is done at runtime. This leads to the following problems: 1) the runtime spendsContinue reading “MarkupCompilation: XAML, BAML, .g.cs Details”
Chris Sells (Microsoft employee): “ I just got off the phone with my step-mother and boy are my arms tired. She way trying to do a mail merge. I told her about a month ago put data into an Excel spreadsheet in a data-like format (and I sent her an example spreadsheet to start from).Continue reading “On Behalf of Software Engineers, I’m Sorry”
Article on Sitepoint about Authentication and Access control in PHP. Might be useful. “One of the side effects of building your site with PHP, as opposed to plain HTML, is that you’ll be building dynamic Web applications rather than static Web pages. Your site will let you “do” things that weren’t possible with plain HTML.Continue reading “Access control in PHP”
MSDN: “In this episode of the .NET Show, we will provide a general overview of the larger technology “pillars” of Longhorn,introducing you to their concepts, as well as showing you some of the coding techniques for gaining access to them.” I’ve seen it and it’s a good place to start to learn about the new LonghornContinue reading “.NET Show: Longhorn overview”
InfoWorld benchmarks the new 2.6 versus the 2.4 linux kernels. Performance enhancements seem to be significant. “If commercial Unix vendors werent already worried about Linux, they should be now. Linux has seen wide deployment in datacenters, generally as a Web server or a file server, or to handle network tasks such as DNS and DHCP,Continue reading “Linux v2.6 scales the enterprise”
Carlos E. Perez compiled a list of most valuable people in the Java world in four categories: Those who made significant and useful contributions Thos should live in infamy for introducing dubious technology Educators Advocacy It’s here.
SeatlePI: “McDonough works in Microsoft’s Macintosh Business Unit, one of the closest things to neutral ground in a computer world divided into technological factions. The Mac BU, as it’s known, makes Microsoft software for Apple computers, bridging the gulf between the companies’ operating systems and linking their respective followers in the process. It may beContinue reading “The Mac lovers of Microsoft”