Happy 20th anniversary Visual Studio!

February 22, 2017 at 11:18 AMalex

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/visualstudio/2017/02/09/visual-studio-2017-launch-event-and-20th-anniversary/

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JavaScript async/await enchancements for 2016

October 2, 2015 at 12:38 PMalex

Read on here.

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c# 6 new features

July 31, 2015 at 11:09 AMalex

Read on here.

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WCF ChannelFactory caching fix

May 29, 2015 at 9:38 AMalex

It's always nice to see that Microsoft fixes bugs after they appeared in my blog:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171868%28v=vs.110%29.aspx

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.Net 4.6 new features now open source!

January 13, 2015 at 5:50 PMalex

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dotnet/archive/2014/11/12/net-core-is-open-source.aspx 

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Upgrading from Identity 1.0 to Identity 2.0

July 29, 2014 at 8:53 AMalex

Some details, read on:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/webdev/archive/2014/03/20/test-announcing-rtm-of-asp-net-identity-2-0-0.aspx 

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Finding prime numbers effeciently

July 28, 2014 at 11:17 AMalex

Read on, a good collection of algorithms:

 

https://bitbucket.org/dafis/javaprimes/src

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Cloud Design Patterns reference

July 9, 2014 at 12:18 PMalex

Although eveone is familar with the Enterprise Integration Patterns and GofF books, there are some newer patterns which are related to Cloud environments. There is a good collection of them published in MSDN at the following link.

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Enabling SLAT on Gen-1 i-processors and Motherboards while running Hyper-V

February 13, 2014 at 10:26 PMalex

I've been trying to install Hyper-V on Gen-1 i7 920 processor running on Gigabyte EX58 Motherboard and had no luck with getting SLAT check:

 

Turned out, while processor was VT-d capable, MB was not VT-x enabled, hence this error. After grabbing latest Gigabyte BIOS and flashing it, SLAT check passed.

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.NET 4.5.1 What's new

December 12, 2013 at 12:03 AMalex

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