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Windows Really Do Leak

With all the news about record cold temperatures (it was -14°F the other morning sans wind chill) it’s interesting to note how much Windows can leak. The temperature on the left is from a remote...

Friday Links #34

Asynchronous Fire and Forget With Lambdas – Check out the comments. Writing good multithreaded code is never as easy as it seems. Geeknews » Playmobil Security Check Point Toy? WTF? - How in the world...

Desk Drive Version 1.7.1 Released

Version 1.7 of Desk Drive introduced a bug. When enough files were added or deleted from a removable device (like a USB stick), Desk Drive would add another shortcut to the desktop. This bug was...

Friday Links #33

Arrived home late from CodeMash 2009 so I’m a day late posting. A very good conference. I’m thinking of volunteering for next year but more on that later. How to roll your own Mac for...

Desk Drive 1.7 Released

Just in time to welcome in the new year, Desk Drive 1.7 adds three new translations and a cool little feature suggested by one of our users. Version 1.7 adds additional information to the shortcut...

Friday Links #32

The Best Websites for Kids Packed inside a Browser – Kido’Z – With that new computer, they have to go somewhere. Practical Family Nutrition: Just Eat the Food – Shocking news! Eat a variety foods...

Favorite C# Idioms

There’s a great post on Stackoverflow about hidden features in C#. I prefer to think of these as idioms rather than hidden features since most are actually documented. Here are my favorites. From CLR via...

Parallels Workstation for Windows & Linux - Free

Don’t know how long this one is going to last but you can get a free commercial version of Parallels Workstation. Check out the link below. Parallels Workstation for Windows & Linux – Free Parallels...

Friday Links #31

Brad Abrams : Silverlight 2 DataGrid December 2008 Release - This updated DataGrid contains almost 30 fixes to the top issues that we heard, including: Rows containing focus no longer disappear when the ItemsSource changes...

Friday Links #30

Dilbert comic strip for 12/14/2008 Silverlight 3 - What we Know So Far & What We Can Predict – MPEG-4, 3D Support and hardware acceleration. I’m loving it. New Features in Windows Live Writer 2009...
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