Mono 2.0 Brings Microsoft C#, .Net To Linux

Mono, the project that brings Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT)’s C# and .Net to Linux, has released version 2.0 of its development framework. The framework provides a runtime system for C# and Visual Basic code to run on the Linux operating system instead of Windows, although it doesn’t attempt to duplicate the complete .Net environment. Read more […]

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ASP.NET MVC In-Depth: The Life of an ASP.NET MVC Request

Technorati Tags: mvc asp.net A great in-depth analysis of the ASP.NET MVC Life Cycle. I highly recommend this to anyone transitioning over to ASP.NET MVC.  Its based upon Preview 2 of the MVC, so some of its content is a little out-dated. It is nevertheless still valuable.

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The Myth of Multitasking

Interesting article on the negative effects of multitasking.  I tend to agree with much of what he says. I definitely think that the last words of the article describing societies lodged into excessive multi-tasking, “their culture may gain in information, but it will surely weaken in wisdom.” Being a programmer myself, multi-tasking is the ultimate […]

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Tools And Techniques to Identify Concurrency Issues

An interesting article when it comes to testing concurrency errors, especially with parallel programming.

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.NET libraries supported in Silverlight 2.0 beta 2

In doing any research on silverlight capabilities, i always pull my hair out trying to figure which libraries and classes Silverlight’s condensed CLR supports.  Well, here is a great resource for it.

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Positive Effects of Silence

Interesting study on the negative effects of noise in an office space. Read this article if your interested in improving your work productivity: Office noise: Are your homicidal thoughts about your noisy office-mate justified?

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Who Will Rule The New Internet?

Excellent article about the future of Internet platforms. It feels good to be a part of history. Article is here

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Interview: John De Goes Introduces a Newly Free Source Code Editor

“The tools market is dead. Open source killed it. The only commercial tools that can survive today are the ones that leapfrog open source tools.” Thus argues John De Goes, president of N-BRAIN, which creates and provides UNA, a source code editor. After all, in the midst of the competitive IDE space, mainly populated by […]

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Scalable REST services in WCF

Scalable REST services in WCF

Introduction We’ve started to research how best to scale our WCF service, especially in the event of middleware failure that causes latency typical of IO activity. The problem that was initially found was that when an IIS hosted WCF service gets a request, the IIS worker thread handles the request and sends the work over […]

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Microsoft ASP.NET Dynamic Data

Very interesting developments that Microsoft is introducing to further integrate ASP.NET with LINQ and make simple CRUD operations a whole lot easier. Check out Microsoft ASP.NET Dynamic Data.

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