A code monkey in Research

One developer's view of (a little bit of) Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Easy peasy IPC-sy

Windows provides a wide range of inter process communication mechanisms, from very low level sockets (which can easily be used from managed applications too) to much more sophisticated WCF. However, the lighter weight ones tend to require a lot of fiddling with message structures and processing, and the heavier ones are, well, rather costly for simple… Read more