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Top Five Developer Mistakes of the Week

Real developers are tough and can take criticism in the same way that Superman can take punches. On the flip side, developers can be quick to throw criticisms as well. This week a number of interesting factors were brought to my attention about goofy developer things. The bottom line is simply; there are things developers should do and should not do. If you don't do some basic things, then you are like Superman in a room full of kryptonite. The punches might start to hurt.

Is Threading Going Away?

I attended the Indianapolis .NET Developers Association meeting last night. One of the discussion points was on the parallelism features in .NET. The question that was asked was in regard to these new commands in .NET were based on threads. Programming parallel feature has required creating and using threads. When I heard this question, it made me think back to the late eighties and early nineties and memory management.

What do NGWS, COM++, and .NET All Have in Common?

Do you know what NGWS, COM++ and .NET all have in common? About ten years ago, these were all candidates for the name of a new framework being created by Microsoft. NGWS and .NET were the two that came down to the wire, but we all know that .NET won.

Delayed: Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.0

Scott Guthrie and Somasegar have both announced the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.0 will be delayed. How long the delay will be is unknown. In fact, March 22nd, 2010 was announced as the launched date. Nothing was stated specifically about moving this date; however, both indicated that the release would shift a few weeks.

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