On This Day...

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Check out my article on adding an “On this day” section to your blog. I’ve always thought it was cool to be able to find out what happened in history on a particular day. This used to be limited to encyclopedias and birthday cards, but in the “information age”... Read more

TechEd 2006 Webcast series, update

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For those of you who attended TechEd 2006, the recorded sessions will be available on CommNet for on-demand viewing by July 21st. The DVD should be received by August 15 and shipped to the address you provided during registration. The DVD’s will contain the PowerPoint presentations and recorded sessions. Read more

BitLocker - The dirty details

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One of the new security features coming in Windows Vista and Longhorn is the new BitLocker™ Drive Encryption technology. BitLocker™ is designed to help prevent information loss, whether it is by theft or accidental. Information loss is costly to business on several levels, and the U.S. Department of Justice estimates that... Read more

TechEd 2006 Webcast series

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For those of you who didn’t get to go to TechEd this year, Microsoft has made some of the webcasts and breakout sessions available free. It isn’t everything that was presented at the conference, but it’s what Microsoft considers the best (or most popular) topics. Unfortunately, for those of who... Read more

Performance in .NET managed applications

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Building managed applications is generally a lot different than building non-managed applications. The problems faced by .NET developers are different than those faced by C++ (or even VB) developers. Since .NET is a garbage-collected language and the development process seems to be generally more intuitive (at least in C#) than... Read more