Microsoft at Year’s End

MS.COM has a press release to look at Microsoft’s accomplishment on year 2004, and things anticipated in 2005. Honestly I can only remember XPSP2 as the big thing for the year. Year 2005 should be exciting though, with .Net framework 2.0, SQL Server 2005, VS.Net 2005, Windows Server 2003 R2, and all the wonderful…


Fusion Workshop

Microsoft MVP Richard Grimes released an online fusion workshop. It discusses various fusion issues like GAC, probing, versioning etc. This is a good resource to get people familiar with fusion technology.  


Comment moderation

Due to comment spam, I turned on comment moderation. When you post a comment, it won’t be shown to public until I approve it. This sucks. But I have no choice.


misconcept about domain neutral assemblies

See my blog for more on domain neutral assemblies. One common misconcept about domain neutral assemblies is that people assume when they load the assembly (as domain neutral) in one domain, it will magically show up in all the other domains. This is not true. The assembly will only show up in appdomains where the…


IBM sells PC group to Lenovo

It is final. IBM sells its PC group to Lenovo. How well will it go? Nobody knows. But I am just very glad that a Chinese computer company will play an important role in the global IT industry.


Setting Host Policy in appdomain

Due to popular demand, I am posting an example how to set host policy in appdomain. (If you don’t know what host policy is, please refer to the following two blogs: Aspnet.Config Assembly Binding Policy The only way to set host policy is through CLR hosting API. There are four CLR hosting APIs defined in…