Monthly Archives: May 2004

More on authentication and authorization: .NET Remoting Security

Francis Janssens of Dolmen came up to me after my talk (Identities and Principals) last wednesday and asked a very good question:How can you get the identity of the caller on a method of a .NET remoted object?As so often … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2005 Team Test Edition includes unit testing

A new edition of the upcoming Visual Studio 2005 will include integrated unit testing and code coverage. Go read about it here. Just to wet your appetite:

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Flame wars and some good ideas on ObjectSpaces

Ah yes, the heated discussions that I thought would occur are now raging through the blogosphere. To read some (quite funny) flaming go here on Robert McLaws blog. And here is some more discussion at Jesse Ezell’s blog.The remark/idea/suggestion that is totally … Continue reading

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Word is out: ObjectSpaces to be merged with WinFS

Exciting news: ObjectSpaces will be merged with WinFS!The URL that I was giving was slightly off: go to http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/ to read all about.Although there were many guesses on what the news would be nobody really hit the spot.My first impressions on … Continue reading

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Important information on ObjectSpaces coming up

Get ready for some important information on ObjectSpaces within the next couple of hours.Update: Keep your eyes at http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/DataAccess. Today or tomorrow there should be a public announcement by Microsoft.

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My first (mini-)bluescreen

Although I have no idea what OS it is using, my brandnew Hewlett Packard Photosmart R707 digital camera bluescreened on me as I connected it to my laptop.Erm, … you could take a photo of the backside of a camera … Continue reading

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“New” article on Dutch MSDN portal

A repost of my “Nieuw in Visual Basic .NET Whidbey” (oops, it’s in Dutch) article was published on the Dutch MSDN site. It previously appeared in the Visual Basic Group (VBG) Magazine. The VBG has stopped issuing a paper magazine … Continue reading

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Stichting dotNed meeting May

The “Stichting dotNed” is having another “4th Thursday of the month” meeting. I received their newsletter today after I finally subscribed earlier this month (and got it twice now). Will any of you be there?The reason for this question is … Continue reading

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Failing demos, aargh

Yesterday I finished my four talks in two weeks tour. Well, it might not be as much as the big names do (Stephen Forte and Clemens Vasters, for example, seem to be speaking all over the world every other week. Someone … Continue reading

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ObjectPersistor code

Yesterday, during the MSDN Briefings in Zwolle I met with Walther Siksma of PS Business Support. He asked some interesting questions on object persistence and we spent some time talking and discussing on related topics. He mentioned ObjectPersistor to me. This free … Continue reading

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