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INauseous() Shawn Cicoria - Solution Architect, Craftsman and Artisan - INauseous() - Main Blog Here: www.Cicoria.com February 2007 Entries
Bill's House O Insomnia : Pro WCF: Practical Microsoft SOA Implementation
I went on a book binge this week and have had my nose buried in WCF all week. There's a lot of really good stuff out there, but without a doubt, Pro WCF: Practical Microsoft SOA Implementation by Chris Peiris is probably my favorite. Well, Bill (I don't have his last name) has given us a nice review of our book. I like the fact he found the MTOM stuff helpful – especially since I wrote the first draft (ch13 he’s referencing). He also indicated several other chapters, another one, 4, that I wrote ......

Posted On Monday, February 19, 2007 11:01 AM

UN urged to take out asteroid soon | NEWS.com.au

OK.  Now, this is a great reason to get a 30+ year mortgage.  Borrow the money now, because when this thing hits, nothing will be left.

The first pass is 2029. 

Link to UN urged to take out asteroid soon | NEWS.com.au

Posted On Sunday, February 18, 2007 12:36 PM

Windows Vista UAC and UIPI falls short.
The Shatter Attack potential is still present with Vista. Something that you'd think was not possible is still present in Vista. The ability to enumerate windows running in a session, get a handle to that window and send it windows messages, such as WM_KEYDOWN, is still possible from a lower privlege process to a higher privelege process. So, a low privlege process could search all the windows, find say perhaps a CMD prompt running as adminstrator, then send a buch of keystrokes to it to execute ......

Posted On Sunday, February 18, 2007 10:35 AM

Files: .NET Framework 3.0 training kit for WF, WCF and CardSpace
The .NET Framework 3.0 training kit for WF, WCF, and CardSpace includes a set of hands-on-labs, demos, and presentations. The content was originally designed as part of the Windows Server Ascend training and has been used several times for training classes. Consequently, the content is organized into a four day agenda. You can also browse this content by technology. To use the training kit: Run the downloaded application to extract the files to your local machine. View the additional setup steps ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 14, 2007 9:59 AM

Himalia - DSL for UX Tier using Windows Presentation Foundation
Been working a bit with DSL and specifically a very cool tool from my company, Avanade. Lot's of folks are hot on DSL's, and their promises, but I've seen quite a bit of promises of full-round-trip tools before. Most required so much work to keep full fidelity between model and reality that at some point we turned off the tool and just disconnected. Now, with the model driver designer capabilities getting so readily available for Visual Studio, with DSL's as well, more people can enter the market. ......

Posted On Friday, February 9, 2007 5:14 AM

BizTalk Server Pattern Wizard - Another Nice tool from Jon Flanders
http://www.masteringbiztalk... The BizTalk Pattern Wizard is an extensible tool to help you capture, share, and reuse your orchestration best practices. By using the BizTalk Pattern Wizard, you can capture a best practice, turn it into a generalized and configurable pattern, and share that pattern with the rest of your team or the entire BizTalk community. The wizard comes with over a dozen patterns ready for implementation in your next project. Source: BizTalk Server Pattern ......

Posted On Saturday, February 3, 2007 4:43 PM

Open Source Search Engine for .NET
If you're looking for a managed implementation of a search engine, the folks that provide Lucene.NET have updated theirs. Comes with the source and they have another application (Seekafile) that utilizes the framework. There are three types of search: Fast, damn fast, and DotLucene. Check the biggest DotLucene demo online that is searching 3.5 GB of text in times around 0.1 s. Lucene.Net (formerly DotLucene) is the fastest open-source search engine for .NET Very good performance Ranked search results ......

Posted On Friday, February 2, 2007 7:48 AM

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