New year – new blog or how to migrate Community Server to any other engine, supports XML-RPC

יום חמישי, ינואר 1, 2009

Please update your bookmarks, because the new url of this blog is (you have not update RSS feeds, it will be done automatically). Why I did it? Why I decided to go to “stand-alone”… Well. there are some reasons. Generally, I do not want to explain all those here, but trust me, there are some. The main reason is, that there is no responsible person in charge for this blog platform in Microsoft Israel. This why, if your blog is popular and you have a respect to your blog visitors, you cannot host it here… Take a look...

Just released: Parallel Extensions – June CTP

יום שני, יוני 2, 2008

Today, Parallel Programming team released 2nd CTP for Parallel Extensions to .NET Framework 3.5. Major features in this CTP are declarative parallelist (LINQ-to-Object, LINQ-to-XML), parallel tasks and imperative data and, the most important (for me) – user mode work stealing scheduler. It makes very efficient use of parallel hardware. Additional information regarding this release can be found in team blog. Also, please, report bugs to Connect in order to help those guys to produce better product. Download June CTP of...
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Parallel programming? Well, it’s all about CPU affinity or how to set processor affinity in WPF

יום שני, אפריל 14, 2008

Parallel computing is very cool technology, that makes you able to leverage tasks between processors in your system. Today it’s already impossible to buy single processor computer – when you’ll buy new PC, you’ll probably get dual core CPU at least. Today we’ll speak about how to manage affinities of tasks between CPUs in your system. For this purpose we’ll create a small game, named CoreWars. So, let’s the show begin. What we want to do? Simple...
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Some new post-mix downloads

יום שלישי, מרץ 11, 2008

Today is download day at MSDN. There are some very interesting things published. New release of Windows SDK (new classes for WPF 3.5, bugs fixes, and enhanced support for Windows Server 2008, including speech, error reporting and UAC). Download it here. For more information, visit SDK blogWindows XP SP3 RC2 (it's not final release), but if you want to try it (not in production environment) download it here. As well as if you are ready to harm your system. Give a...

How to: High performance graphics in WPF

יום ראשון, מרץ 2, 2008

Microsoft DPE: "WPF is ever best super performance oriented technology for creating hyper multi point graphs, using parallelism and huge in-memory persistence vector scrounged math distributed calculations... And ever more with branded new Microsoft Windows Vista 7. Client: Errr, well.... Let's try to apply it for our VB program... DPE: You can easily do it yourself, but it'd be better to call someone from Microsoft Consulting Services. Client: Let it be... MCS: Well. It's too huge for WPF to scale... WPF uses a retained rendering...
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