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Let’s interrupt developers !

Cet article est également disponible en français. The context If you read articles about IT around the internet lately, you may have come across articles explaining how bad it is to interrupt developers in their programming job. A but like … Continue reading

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RedGate publishes a second “performance tips” free book

After the first “50 ways to avoid, find and fix ASP.NET performance issues” free book, RedGate publishes a second one, even more technical, called “25 secrets for faster ASP.NET applications”. As the title hints at, the second one is less … Continue reading

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An ADO.NET provider for Bamboo Prevalence

It took me a LOOOOONG while (first announcement a year ago), but there it is : the long-awaited ADO.NET provider for Bamboo Object Prevalence engine is finally available, under an Open Source license of course, on  GitHub : https://github.com/MGDIS/mgdis.data.bambooclient The … Continue reading

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Win a Surface RT tablet from a performance hint on ASP.NET ou SQLServer !

Our friends at Red Gate have run a nice contest, offering a Surface RT tablet for the best performance trick in both SQL Server and ASP.NET categories. Moreover, these tricks will be published in an e-book ! You have your … Continue reading

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Debugging “Skipping logentry” in WS-I Basic Profile Testing Tool

Cet article est également disponible en français. Web Service Initiative tools allow us to test a web service in terms of conformity to Basic Profile. This is partly done statically through a WSDL analysis, and partly dynamically, based on messages … Continue reading

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First review of my book in English

Thanks Gregor for taking some of your time to write this ! http://gregorsuttie.com/2012/06/10/book-review-practical-performance-improving-the-efficiency-of-net-code/ Really glad you liked it, and since English is not my native language, nothing could please me more to know you found it well written But most … Continue reading

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LeakedIn SHA-1 hash : a salt may not have been enough

Cet article est également disponible en français. The context Many of you are certainly aware of the fact that somebody succeeded in stealing LinkedIn a 6.5 million password SHA-1 file lately. In practice, those were not clear passwords but hashed … Continue reading

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My book about .NET performance profiling just got released!

You can get it from Simple Talk web site, at http://www.simple-talk.com/books/.net-books/practical-performance-profiling-improving-the-efficiency-of-.net-code/ I am quite proud to make this announcement, as I have really worked like crazy on this international version. At first, I thought it would be a “simple” exercise … Continue reading

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Practical Performance Profiling : the webinar

Tuesday, April the 3rd, 4:00 to 5:00 PM, British Standard Time, will be my webinar about performance profiling in .NET. To celebrate the release of the English version of my book on this particular subject, Red Gate invited me to … Continue reading

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Windows 8, Metro, HTML 5 and the future of Silverlight

Nothing better than a course, training or, what happened to me today, an interview with a journalist to prepare to get your thoughts together on a given subject. How about Silverlight and Windows 8 ? To summarize my findings: 1) … Continue reading

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