Please welcome Mike Zintel and read about NetCF memory management

Today, our team’s (NetCF) group manager, Mike Zintel, has joined the blogs.msdn.com community!  Please take time to visit his site and be sure to read his post on .Net Compact Framework Advanced Memory Mangaement.  It may be a long read, but it is well worth the time and is an excellent source of information about…


Minor housecleaning…

Just a note that I have merged the Networking and Web Services categories.  I noticed that just about each of the networking posts applied equally to web services and that many web services posts could just as easilly have been networking posts.  Hence the merge.–DK


Vacation time

Just a note to let you know I will be on vacation starting tonight.  I will be back on Monday July 19.  Feel free to comment with requests for my next topic. See you in a week.– DK

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Why coffee is the elixer of life…

In our industry, it appears that coffee is often more important than blood, food, just about anything…  Why is this? From my experience the reason is one of the following: We work too many hours to get enough sleep. We aren’t smart enough to go to bed before the sun comes up Today, I fall…

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Thirteen years? Already?

Thirteen years ago today, I arrived in building 15 (now demolished) on the Microsoft campus for new employee orientation — as a new support engineer for MS-DOS 5…Now, I’m one of the “old guys” (as a current team member so kindly called me) and have helped ship multiple versions of Windows, DirectX, Visual Studio and…

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Howdy folks

All logs need an introduction post, so…. here it is 🙂 I’ve been at Microsoft for a good long time (since 1991) and have been involved with a number of very cool products (Windows 95, Windows NT/2000, DirectX).  Prior to joining Microsoft, I attended the University of Washington (Go Dawgs!) and received a degree in…

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