Monthly Archives: January 2011

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Customizing the Microsoft .Net Framework Common Language Runtime by Steven Pratschner I’ve been wanting to read this book for some time, and finally bought it for six pounds over Christmas. The CLR is designed to be used as a library, … Continue reading

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I did know that

100 essential things you didn’t know you didn’t know by John D. Barrow As is usual with books by John Barrow, this was an excellent read. It contains 100 two to four page descriptions of various interesting facts from physics … Continue reading

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One at a time please!

I spent some more time at the weekend reading up about some of the multi-core related work that Microsoft are doing. First I watched a video about the Orleans research project and read the associated paper. Orleans is basically what, … Continue reading

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Programming Windows Phone 7 by Charles Petzold Over the holiday period I decided that it was time to get to grips with Windows Phone 7 programming using Silverlight, and this free 1000 page book turned out to be just the … Continue reading

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Not just William

Over the holiday I thought I ought to do some maintenance on our family laptop. The disc has two partitions, and the C: drive is almost full. It was easy to move my c:\users to the D: drive and then … Continue reading

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