Blog Posts about Windows Programming
#TuesdayTrivia: WindowsRT, Tiles and Charms...Oh My! Win "Building Windows 8 Apps with C# and XAML" eBook by Jeremy Likness
Get ready for a month full of giveaways. From July 9 through the end of the month, InformIT will be having 17 days of giveaways. Each week has a theme to make sure that there’s something YOU will be excited to win!
#TuesdayTrivia: Spotlight on WP7 (Win a copy of Sams Teach Yourself Windows Phone 7 Application Development)
After the discussion on client configurations betraying your infrastructure choices, my talk with Sim Pul Simon (my corrected spelling) turned to other server examples.
Planning a User Group or community gathering for developers? Community Megaphone, built by Microsoft Developer Evangelist G. Andrew Duthie aka @devhammer, provides a simple way to share and discover all kinds of events relating to software development.
One of my programs crashed the other day in a very unexpected place. A call to System.Threading.ConcurrentQueue.TryDequeue (from the Parallel Extensions to .NET) resulted in an OverflowException being thrown. Investigation revealed a pretty serious bug in the System.Random constructor.
In the last blog in this series, Traenk relates his first experiences with computers and with coding. But now, some years have passed. . .
Traenk relates his past experience with Operating Systems that goes back 25 years, ok, more than that but he ain't tellin'