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.NET Core 2.0 Is Now Released

I recommend that you plan to migrate your code to target the .NET Core platform. Continue reading

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Security: Are you securing your WiFi Router?

Ok, this is an alarming finding: Most people never change their router’s passowrd

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Multi-threaded Programming Techniques, versus Message-Queuing

Using a Message-Queuing approach as opposed to blindly allocating threads of execution. Continue reading

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Notes re ASP.NET MVC 5

ASP.NET-MVC 5 field notes Continue reading

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Ruby on Rails: a brief evaluation

A brief evaluation of RoR Continue reading

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Western Digital is readying it’s HGST 6-Terrabyte Helium-Filled drives to ship

Western Digital is ready to start shipping it’s latest disc-drives – the 6TB HGST HDDs. These are hermetically sealed with helium, which since it has one-seventh the density (mass per unit volume) of air, does not effect the rotating parts … Continue reading

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Where are the good laptops?

It seems that it is getting hard to find a competent new laptop to purchase. My previous favorite, Lenovo, has eschewed their perfect keyboards and switched to a newer chicklet design. To make matters worse, they’ve abandoned the standard two-row-by-three-column … Continue reading

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.NET Framework 4.5

Microsoft is continuing to improve and advance their .NET Framework. As of today (2012/2/4) the Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.5 is available as a “Developer Preview”. You can download it now, install it, and work with it – just be … Continue reading

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SilverLight 4 beta is now available!

(Note: This is a November 2009 post and this information is obsolete. You can find information on the new SilverLight 5 here).  Silverlight 4 is available in beta form, as of 2009 November 18th.  Here is where you can download … Continue reading

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