Monthly Archives: May 2009

It’s a matter of trust

I’ve just finished reading Professional ASP.NET 2.0 Security, Membership and Role Management by Stefan Schackow   For me this was a book of two halves.   The first half covers the processing of an ASP.NET page on IIS6 from a … Continue reading

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Play it again

I’ve always thought that the Actor model of concurrency has good potential for the multi-core future. It was therefore interesting to see all of the recent coverage of Axum (nee Maestro), an Actor based concurrency framework currently being implemented as … Continue reading

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I’ll return your call later

It was a while ago when I came across the paper a technique for implementing first-class continuations in languages that do not support stack manipulation and inspection. The technique is rather clever, using a source to source transformation to produce a set … Continue reading

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Javascript is Bak

There are some great recent videos of sessions at the recent Lang.Net symposium. Out of the few that I have viewed so far, the most interesting was certainly the talk and subsequent Channel9 interview with Lars Bak, the designer of … Continue reading

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Next please

My first Red Gate project is now completed. Exchange Server Archiver is now available for download and purchase. It’s been great working with the postmasters on this project and hopefully I’ll get to work wih them again in the future.  

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