Released: Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Just released: Handy if you manage your servers running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003 from a Windows 7 client on which you have put service pack 1. Doug


An index to Maoni’s blog posts about the GC

[edits 31/12/14 – added links to posts from Sep 2011 to Dec 2014 and also for videos] Maoni Stephens has a great blog about how the .NET Garbage Collector (GC) works. I was delivering a .NET debug class last week and had cause to bring together an index of her many GC related posts: Maoni’s…


Some useful links..

Here are a few links I’ve saved for a rainy day. You never know, if you get bored of eating mince pies, chocolates or watching Dr Who you might fancy some of the following brain food…   First of all, some great links for learning about batch files and command prompts:  …


Debugging and Profiling API enhancements in CLR 4.0

There’s a very interesting interview been published on Channel 9 about the new and changed profiling and debugging APIs in CLR 4.0. While I’m mentioning CLR 4.0, here are a bunch of links related to Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0: Downloads Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Beta 1 Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile…


Another pile of new stuff..

I’ve been a bit busy of late and new and interesting stuff keeps piling into my inbox without enough time in the day to look at it. So here is a dump of links to stuff I think looks interesting before I forget about it…   Microsoft® Silverlight™ Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (Final)…


Technical Communities Portal and finding Microsoft blogs

If you are looking for blogs by Microsoft Employees on specific topics then a good place to start is the Microsoft Technical Communities portal. This portal is an entry point for Blogs, chats, newsgroups and webcasts. If you click the link for blogs you can then search for blogs by category and keyword. For example,…


More about .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1

As mentioned yesterday .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1 were released. Here is a more extensive set of links that may be useful: Soma’s announcement mail with some brief details of the release Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (exe) (readme)Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (web installer)  (release notes)Microsoft…