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FreeSnap 1.3 and Desk Drive in the Wild

It’s been about a week now since I released version 1.3 of FreeSnap. Haven’t heard a peep out of anyone as to problems. Guess I must be writing perfect code :). Really folks, I’m curious...

Yellowstone

We’re headed out West next week for a long over due vacation. The plan is rent a pull-behind trailer and drive out to Yellowstone via the Bad Lands. I’ve spent a fair amount of time...

WCF timings with different bindings

I was curious how WCF timings compared using different transport bindings. Here’s what I came up with: Buffered WSHttpBinding : time=00:00:00.7206547, length=11520054 NetTcpBinding : time=00:00:00.5371746, length=11520054 Streaming BasicHttpBinding : time=00:00:00.9087755, length=11520054 NetTcpBinding : time=00:00:01.8869526, length=11520054...

Friday Links #5

Microsoft Project Code Named “Velocity” - “Velocity” is a distributed in-memory application cache platform for developing scalable, available, and high-performance applications. “Velocity” fuses memory across multiple computers to give a single unified cache view to...

PDC 2008

I just finished signing up for the PDC 2008 in October in Los Angeles. If any one reading this blog is attending and interested in meeting, leave a comment and I’ll setup a time for...

FreeSnap 1.3 Released

This release of FreeSnap can be summarized in two words - Multi-monitor Support! (do hyphenated words count as one?) It’s been almost 4 years since I’ve modified FreeSnap. That’s like an eternity in Internet time....

Friday Links #4

A little late this week but still fresh… Instant Removable Drive Shortcuts with Desk Drive - Nice review of my desktop media shortcut generator. Simply Google - A roundup of every Google search and service...

Super Cool Video Phone

Our new video phone just arrived today. This little baby lets callers see each other. It uses a broadband Internet connection (VOIP). If the other caller only has a regular phone, you can still use...

Detect Strong Named Assemblies in .NET

Seems like I get asked at least once a week how to determine if an assembly is strongly named. To detect if an assembly is strongly named in .NET use the SN.exe tool included with...

Calculator Gadget Reviewed

Well, my latest little Vista gadget has received two reviews so far. One guy hated it and gave me one star rating. Another guy loved it and gave me a 5 start rating. Hey, I’m...
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