Miguel posted his summary of Mono at the PDC. It’s a good read if you’re at all interested in .NET portability. In it he says something he hears a lot of is “We are using C#, we need to be portable but we are not going to rewrite the software”. Of course Mono is never […]
Archive for September, 2005
No, it’s not some .NET backup tool… Managed Copy is a feature of next generation optical discs (HD DVD, Blu-Ray). Managed Copy is the ability to copy the content of a disc onto a hard disk for playing on a computer network. Permission to copy stuff off the disc is something I didn’t expect at […]
I’ve had a pretty good history of predicting whether a particular technology was going to survive the test of time or not. Building an app on an API that later becomes deprecated (or more likely, is no longer being developed) is no fun. So I started building a list of Microsoft’s new APIs so I […]
I’ve started experimenting with Managed C++ again. I never really considered it a serious tool because generally I like the C# language better, and my previous experiments with trying to take an existing C++ app and turn it into a Managed C++ app have been painful and generally fruitless. But somewhere at the PDC, I […]
A game that’s done an incredible job of building an online community is The Sims. My wife is playing, and trying to get the kids into private school. To get into private school, you have to invite the headmaster over and show him what great parents you are – by having a nice house, making […]
In case anyone reads this on the main page instead of in an aggregator.. I’m trying out a different theme. It’s wider, so code snippets don’t wrap. I wanted to make my String Formatting in C# page look good since searching for how to do sprintf type formatting in C# is how most people find […]
Wow, I never expected something like iTunes for Windows Mobile. Just last night I was trying to figure out how to sync some songs onto my JASJAR with Windows Media Player even though my music library lives in iTunes.
Watch some events fire…
This makes me want to play with it more than anything else. There are very few large scale all-.NET apps, so one from Microsoft is worth taking a look at.
SharePoint is one of those things that started out as a fairly unassuming team website, and it’s been slowly building into something powerful and useful. Here’s a list of SharePoint “V3.0” Features.