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Over the past several years one of the growing trends in the Internet space has been syndication, the process of providing a site's content through a machine-readable file (i.e., an XML-formatted file). Once a site's content is marked up in a machine-readable format, there are a multitude of ways that that data can begin to be utilized. The most common way is through aggregators, which are programs designed to periodically cull through a list of syndication feeds and download any new content. (There ......
Buy.com has the Creative Zen Portable Media Center on sale for $233.99 after a $200 mail-in rebate. Hurry! The offer ends tomorrow.
The DivX Create Bundle which includes a converter and pro codec is free today only.
A recent survey suggested that hi-tech jargon is proving tricky for many people to understand. Find out how technically smart you are with our quiz that tests how much you really know about the world of the web and computers.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Woot! is planning on expanding.
I love Treo's hardware design, and I love Windows Mobile. The fact they are joining forces is a good thing to me. But it's not quite perfect. My perfect phone?
StarOffice 8, based on the soon to be released OpenOffice 2.0, is now available.
Google has bought rights to its first television show. Watch the entire season premiere of Everyboby Hates Chris.
Centralized reporting of software failures is becoming more the norm than the exception (Pun intended) in major software packages such as Windows.
Grouper allows you to share your files privately with an inner circle of up to 30 users.
My.Blogs is a collection of sample code that will show you how you can easily provide programmatic access to weblogs in the applications you build.
"[Longhorn] is so complex its writers will never be able to make it run properly."
There are times when we may need to provide a comma-delimited list of related records.
I'll summarize the conceptually daunting amount of Windows Vista information Microsoft presented at PDC 2005.
The firm said that during the first six months of 2005, 25 vulnerabilities were discovered in Mozilla browsers like Firefox, 18 of which were rated as severe. Microsoft Internet Explorer, on the other hand, had just 13, of which 8 were considered severe.
The engineer in charge, Gordon Bell, hopes to create a digital record of everything he sees and hears.
Opera is changing to a completely free model.
Looking for an “I hate Bill Gates” site.
Best Buy will be selling an Office Space Gift Box
Steve Jobs has been warning everyone that the greedy music industry is going to force him to increase the price per song.
Let's start thinking about all the things we want in VB 9, so we can be disappointed when VB 8 releases.
Most popular employers among US computer science students: Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Apple
Microsoft was already a powerful company, but at the time it looked like it might be heading for some real trouble.
In this article, I suggest eight "Best Practices" to implement in Enterprise Applications, with code examples to show how it's done.
This white paper shows how one can create an application installation page that uses the userAgent string to detect which .NET Framework components are installed on a computer.
So, after much prompting from friends and visitors to my website, here’s an article about what’s involved in implementing a ProgressBar for ASP.NET – to highlight why it’s not so such a simple thing to do
Hosting.com is pleased to provide FREE hosting plans for ASP.NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005 Express Edition.
Download Vista Icons and pretend you are living in the future.
In a move that shows just how far Microsoft Corp. has come, and how pervasive open-source software is in certain areas, the software powerhouse is, for the first time, including open-source technology in one of its shipping products.
Jeff Prosise introduces 9 tips to power programming that have the potential to make a significant impact on the security, performance, and robustness of your code.
ASP.NET “Atlas” is a package of new Web development technologies that integrates an extensive set of client script libraries with the rich, server-based development platform of ASP.NET 2.0. “Atlas” enables you to develop Web applications that can update data on a Web page by making direct calls to a Web server — without needing to round trip the page. With “Atlas”, you can take advantage of the best of ASP.NET and server-side code while doing much of the work in the browser, enabling a richer
Note: The video is now available on iFilm.
This step by step approach shows how you can run Cassini, a secure, light-weight web server along with Visual Studio .NET 2003 to debug your ASP.NET applications locally.
Windows Vista is scheduled to release in 7 different versions not including server or tablet editions.
Let me introduce you to the six dumbest ideas in computer security. What are they? They're the anti-good ideas.
If you are looking to do an e-mail newsletter for your business you should check it out.
This new service replaces Windows Update and adds patching for Office, Exchange and SQL Server all in one place.
Check the links listed under Blogroll - Video
Scott Mitchell addresses a potential “hole” in last weeks 4GuysFromRolla article on Passing Tamper-Proof QueryString Parameters. By creating expiring web pages you can prevent replay attacks.
McAfee published a whitepaper that helps developers understand how to better protect against replay attacks in applications based on ASP.NET. Microsoft also issued an article about the problem, which pertains to forms authentication.
Kai-Fu Lee has nothing good to say about Bill Gates or Microsoft.
Want to know what a Windows XP PC connected to the internet looks like without a firewall or anti-virus.
Well, now that John Dvorak is officially on board, we can all rest easy.
IdeaBlade is pleased to offer the IdeaBlade-Lite rapid application development (RAD) framework for .NET absolutely free!
Jimmy Hoffa, the living one, not the dead one, is trying to organize the IT community into unions.
This ad is just creepy...
Here is a follow-up attack on Harry thanks to Phil Bumpe.
In the latest Harry Potter book, we see Hogwarts implementing security precautions in order to safeguard its students and faculty.
If you are relying on the Windows firewall, then yes it is. Microsoft has released a new patch, download it now.
The site contains a list of scheduled interviews for the remainder of the year.
Toy companies are hoping that high-tech toys are going to be at the top of kids' wish lists this holiday season, as a flurry of sophisticated playthings hit store shelves.
Commuting by air to your next programming assignment? Travel in style on United as the Duke of Code!
(Be sure to check out the Title drop down!)
My son is in the first grade and his school is doing their annual fund raiser. This year you can purchase items on the web by going to www.mrfundraising.com/store and enter a seller ID of la1406.
Microsoft Corp. is bringing the power of its .Net technology to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort, delivering a system to help locate people displaced or missing since the hurricane.
Microsoft has published the technology overview document for Internet Explorer 7.
This article presents an automated software testing tool for web applications (Internet/Intranet) based on Internet Explorer.
A new version of the GPL is due out for review in December but The Free Software Foundation is letting us know what to expect today.
How do I prevent previously submitted form data from being reinserted into the database when the user presses the browser's Refresh button?
My company is hiring 2 web developers immediately for my project.
The purpose of the Colorful Web Site Starter Kit is to help you to create, modify, and use ASP.NET 2.0 Skins, Styles, and Themes to define the Graphic User Interface of your Web Site.
As good object-oriented (OO) developers, we develop our applications with rich architecture and with a reasonably good object model following the Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern.
we're finally launching NerdTV after three years of fitful starts, mistakes, and hard work.
Here is a quick blast of items that I have stored in Yahoo! MyWeb related to .NET 2.0
Yup, Microsoft took first place with it's AntiSpyware product by a fairly well respected magazine, Consumer Reports.
Microsoft has posted the 5th edition of The Architecture Journal
The new feature is called Freeze Dry and it is design to maintain state when patches are applyied and the computer is rebooted.
In this article we will mix DHTML and Asp.net to create a tool tip effect.
Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 has many features to help you design and build Web sites that are compliant with XHTML and accessibility standards.