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If you’re using Win8 yet, no doubt you’ve run into the charms bar. There’s a feature to extend via Share, links to your application. Details on the HOW are here: Adding share (Metro style apps using JavaScript and HTML) http://msdn.microsoft.com/e... Do, Digital Folio has taken their shopping tool to Win8 and enabled ......

The updated tools for the RC along with the samples are out. The samples from the prior 1.0 release will still work as well Windows Identity Foundation Tools for Visual Studio 2012 RC - Vibro.NET - Site Home - MSDN Blogs Samples are at the bottom : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vbe... ......

When you’re urnning under x64 you have to affect 1 addition spot in the registry to disable this warning – which clearly should only be done by folks that know what they’re doing. NOTE: affecting the registry can be harmful – do so at your own risk. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software... ......

When you’re working with WIF and WSTrustChannelFactory when you call the Issue operation, you can also request that a RequestSecurityTokenResponse as an out parameter. However, what can you do with that object? Well, you could keep it around and use it for subsequent calls with the extension method CreateChannelWithIssuedToken – or can you? public static ......

Windows Azure Fieldnote Summary Windows Azure Drives [1] provide a means to represent a file based (disk drive) persistent storage option for the various role types within Windows Azure Compute. Each of the roles within Windows Azure can mount and utilize for persistent storage (that survives reboot, reimaging, and updated deployments, of a role instances). ......

When you’re debugging security related things, sometimes you need to take a look at the thread identities user token. When you’re inside of Visual Studio 2010 – in the watch windows you enter ‘$user’ and you’ll get the same as when in windbg with !token –n ......

If you’re like me, having those PDF version for offline review are great. It was a pain before as I had to individually print web pages to single PDF using tools. Now, TechNet can track a “book” of topics for you, and then generate HTML or PDF for you to download – personal publishing Roll-your-own techdocs for free - TONYSO - Site Home - TechNet Blogs ......

Wow – I still have my K&R book from a class I took at AT&T. Cut my teeth on nix… Dennis Ritchie, Father of C and Co-Developer of Unix, Dies | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com ......

While the development server in Visual Studio 2010 is great for most work, it does have 1 shortcoming in that if you start adding content types that are not part of the base set of known Mime types built in, you won’t affect the proper header response that is emitted to the client/browser. For example MP4 files, out of the box the development web server ......

Keith Dahlby has a good post on creating a fake SPContext. Here’s the link and the code NOTE: This is not production safe code – use at own risk… http://solutionizing.net/20... public static SPContext FakeSPContext(SPWeb contextWeb) { // Ensure HttpContext.Current if (HttpContext.Current == null) { HttpRequest request = new HttpRequest("", ......

I wanted an ability to be able to simply time methods and write to a log/trace sink and a very simple approach that I ended up using was to provide a method that takes an Action delegate which would be the method that is to be timed. The following is what I came up with (this is my reminder…) class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { TestMethod1(); ......

Matthew Kerner’s session at BUILD covers many of the patterns and approaches that a well designed and highly scalable solution can do to make the most efficient use of the platform. Truth is many of the areas Matthew covers should be for on Premise too – including use of Windows Azure CDN. At about ~30:00 in Matthew references one of my posts on Windows ......

Nice table comparing Windows Azure Queues vs. Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus – note the comment regarding in WAZ SDK 1.5 Queue message size is now 64KB Of course, I like the name of the blog too. Comparison of Windows Azure Storage Queues and Service Bus Queues « Microsoft Technologies Rocks ......

This is huge – and a welcomed addition.  Been waiting too long for this.

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