Released: IIS 6 resource kit – free download

  This is a must have for any customer using / upgrading to IIS 6. Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Resource Kit Whether you manage a single Web server or many, the prescriptive, task-based, and scenario-based guidance in this book will help you effectively plan, deploy, operate, and troubleshoot your IIS 6.0 solution.This page…


Microsoft Win32 to Microsoft .NET Framework API Map

A nice one to read just before you get into .net from unmanaged code: Summary: This article identifies the Microsoft .NET Framework version 1.0 or 1.1 APIs that provide similar functionality to Microsoft Win32 functions. One or more relevant .NET Framework APIs are shown for each Win32 function listed. The intended audience for this article…


Windows CE .NET Interprocess Communication

By Avi Kcholi – The Israeli Embedded User Group Manager: Abstract Windows CE .NET provides a rich set of synchronization objects; however, interprocess communications (IPC) or interthread communications (referred to collectively as intertask communications) are provided only by point-to-point message queue. This is a user-defined queue that acts as a conduit for passing messages between…


Exposing your blog thru rss Is Crucial

I don’t see it, I searched all over the place but David Chappell’s new blog doesn’t have rss. Am I missing it or everyone that uses Blogger doesn’t have it? In his first post from January he talks about the patent behind Attributes. You learn new stuff every day.


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A new publication for software architects

MS has published a new journal for developers. Also available in PDF format [Issue 1] Clemens even has an article on dasBlog


CLR: Thinking About Performance – Summary

The summary from : In this video Rico Mariani talks about CLR Performance.[Microsoft Download Center] Rule#1 : Measure – measure your application “premature optimizations – The root of all evil” are always wrong but it’s not an excuse for not doing it at all or doing it at the end of the project. Rule#2: Do your…


know your unicode

from the Article: if you are a programmer working in 2003 and you don’t know the basics of characters, character sets, encodings, and Unicode, and I catch you, I’m going to punish you by making you peel onions for 6 months in a submarine. I swear I will.