Monthly Archives: April 2013

Follow that up

A couple of interesting blog posts from recent weeks. Joe Duffy follows up on a recent blog post that announced a paper on the safe parallelism work he has been doing. This interview with InfoQ covers some of the motivation … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

Programming Entity Framework: DbContext by Julia Lerman and Rowan Miller I’d been to a couple of talks on the Entity Framework, but I had never really used it. A colleague at work lent me this book, which focuses on the … Continue reading

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Send the signal

I’ve just finished reading the free eBook on SignalR available from campusmvp.net. Apart from a couple of typos (including a piece of code that’s supposed to demonstrate a five second time delay but which doesn’t have any delay written into … Continue reading

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Ever onward

Internet Explorer seems to be moving towards web standards in leaps and bounds. In the recently leaked build of Windows “Blue”, the included version of IE11 seems to be about to support both WebGL and SPDY, the latter at the … Continue reading

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I remember when multi-threaded was only on a single core

I spent the last couple of days watching Herb Sutter’s excellent presentations on the C++ 11 memory model and the atomic type that has been added to the language. C++ is an interesting language as it attempts to get you … Continue reading

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