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While preparing a little "Orcas" demo, I ended up with the System.IO.Pipes namespace that provides support for named pipes. In the past, I've been doing some named pipe work using unmanaged code and using interop, but in Orcas it becomes as simple as...
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Note: This article applies to the Visual Studio "Orcas" March 07 CTP build that can be downloaded from the Microsoft website . In this post we'll talk about embedding UAC (User Account Control) manifests in managed code executables without having to rely...
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A new IDE, a new look-n-feel. Compared to the VS 6 ages, VS has come a long way. I remember a quote from one of my colleague community members in Belgium when VS2005 was released: "This is an environment I really do like to work in; VS.NET wasn't..."...
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I was just creating some screenshots on Code Metrics in Orcas when I saw the fxcop feed getting bold :-). So here's one of the rare metablogging posts you'll find on my blog: Announcing Visual Studio Code Metrics! This is how it looks over here for the...
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No further comments needed. Here's the link: Microsoft Pre-release Software Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" - January 2007 Community Technology Preview (CTP) (VPC image) Microsoft Pre-release Software Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" - January Community...
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Anonymous and named pipes are IPC mechanisms to communicate between processes. Basically, anonymous pipes work only for communication between processes in a one-way fashion on the same machine, whileas named pipes can be used for two-way communication...
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Tons of great stuff once more: LINQ, ADO.NET 3.0, multi-targeting and much more. Here's the link to download the VPC image: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C09B5A2D-EB6A-44B6-8BBD-3764A2FDA9CE&displaylang=en . Download...
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