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News for Friday, August 11 2006

Source: CodeProject     Posted by Chris Maunder    Friday, August 11, 2006 9:00am    
News for Friday, August 11 2006

Industry News

Microsoft to offer free Vista upgrade coupons

All I want for Christmas is a Windows Vista coupon?
Source: Ars Technica

Ship Monday, patch Wednesday: Apple fixes brand new Mac Pro

That didn't take too long. Apple is already patching the computer they shipped on Monday.
Source: TechWeb

Education Competencies: Interview Worksheets

The Interview Worksheets provide a structured approach for asking questions and assessing candidate competencies during an interview.
Source: Microsoft

Boiling oceans

Gosling discusses "Boiling Oceans". First, start a big fire...
Source: Sun Blogs

Developer News

Microsoft Hosts Project to Run PHP on .Net

Does it support ASP.NET?
Source: eWeek

Reverse WinFX ".NET 3.0" Misnomer

Petition to have Microsoft rename .NET 3.0 back to WinFx. Can we get WPF renamed to Avalon while we're at it?
Source: Petition Online

Rails users urged to fix flaw immediately

Team attempts "Security through obscurity". Works until someone loads diff.
Source: ZDNet

Intel lures customers with open source graphics

Want to see how a video driver is written?
Source: ZDNet

Hot Threads

What is the worst company you ever interviewed with?

Light up a campfire for these horror stories.
Source: The Code Project

A Day Offline

A day offline is like ... a day without computers or cell phones.
Source: The Code Project



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