If you have started developing web services with Windows Communication Framework (WCF) you will no doubt have noticed that it is cleaner and more powerful than the old ASP.NET framework…. Read more »
via Raymond Chen, David Vronay describes the travails of producing a version of the classic Minesweeper game for Windows Vista, subject to the restriction that it mustn’t offend anybody. I’m… Read more »
David M. Kean lists the rules that Microsoft considers mandatory for internal development.
The XML xs:dateTime format specifies that the date and time must be passed in ISO 8601 format. Also you will probably want to pass it in a time zone-independed way…. Read more »
Elliotte Rusty Harold has drawn at least one nasty comment for his remarks about checked vs. unchecked exceptions in Java: Voting for Checked Exceptions. In fact he is exactly right…. Read more »
C# From a Java Developer’s Perspective a handy point-by-point comparison of the differences between the two languages by Dare Obasanjo.
Useful tips from John Manoogian III: (The Only) Ten Things To Know About CSS. But why does the page look so ugly in IE?
David Megginson offers a funny but insightful summary of the most important ideas in REST: The Quick Pitch: The elevator pitch With REST, every piece of information has its own… Read more »
Sanjiva Weerawarana, one of the primary people responsible for the SOAP and WS-* specifications, defends them in an interview with InfoQ’s Stefan Tilkov: InfoQ: Interview with Sanjiva Weerawarana: Debunking REST/WS-*… Read more »
I know I’ve been dissing SOAP and WS-* quite a bit lately, but I can’t let this pass unnoticed. If Richard Monson-Haefel of all people can’t easily use one of… Read more »