OK, now that I have come across Doug Purdy’s blog I actually read some of it. I think his comment about Bob is really excellent and I know my wife would seriously appreciate it if Microsoft could please do this. One of the problems, of course, is that most of Microsoft technology is actually pretty […]
This is a must watch video regardless of whether you know you are interested in the topic or not. It is just very cool technology and Doug (also see doug here. Hey…. is that my blog he is pointing to? I am truly honored… and of course confused???) has explained it succinctly. (And such nice handwriting […]
This is the best conference and even if my company wasn’t paying I would foot the bill. The one event offered roughly every 1.5 years that is a must attend event for any Microsoft focused developer. What you see here will be the key development technology released from Microsoft 1-2 years later. I am pretty informed […]
Since the cable connection into my brother’s town home is not the most reliable in the world and the time it takes keeping a server up and running (especially an Exchange server) is an order of magnitude more than I have to spare, I have often considered moving Michaels.net over to an hosting service. Here […]
I came across a link with directions to the next generation C++, known as C++0x, on Slashdot. No detail at the moment but it indicates that the C++ community is aware of the demise of the language if nothing is done.
Test-Driven Development In .NET Unit Testing and Test-First Development
OK, so this is cool but… This is a great example of what I described in my post “Microsoft Innovation: Reinventing What Already Exists” Here Microsoft has created a community website on GotDotNet that I fail to see has anything that is not already available with SourceForge. Am I missing something? Now as I said before, […]
In the Developing Pocket PC applications using the Smart Device Extensions for Visual Studio .NET MSDN webcast Woody Hewitt lists limitations with the Compact Framework (CF) as follows: Reflection emit (simply reflection is available) Remoting (Ughhh!) Serialization* (see Pickle) Codedom Printing* COM Interoperatility* Server side functionality (3rd party products are available but not supported by CF) […]
I took the time to listen to this broadcast this morning. It was excellent. It covers such topics as Rapiconfig for automatically restoring the configuration of a device Writing shell extensions more easily (including autocomplete in text boxes) SMS Messaging interception and processing along with a virtual SMS radio for testing. WAP over SMS (including […]
Here is a brief article on how to do custom remoting stuff. If anything I think the samples should help get someone started.