Tag Archives: x64

Migrating to .NET Core: the future of .NET.

More than 20 years ago, Microsoft introduced their .NET Framework. A reaction to Java and the use of virtual machines and dynamic (re)compiling of code for applications and services. Unlike Java, where the Java virtual machine was tied to a … Continue reading

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No love for some OSes?

As a developer, I always like to stay up-to-date with OS technology. Firstly, to learn about new features and technologies, which may or may not be useful for my products. And secondly, for making sure my software is compatible with … Continue reading

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Just keeping it Metro

Yes, Metro, not Retro. Or actually I should say Windows Store App now. As in, the new interface for Windows 8, mainly aimed at tablets and smartphones. Namely, I got myself a Windows 8 Pro update early on, at a … Continue reading

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The Windows command prompt is *NOT* a DOS prompt!

Sorry, this is just a pet peeve of mine. I keep reading “DOS prompt” everywhere, even in academic literature, when people are actually referring to the Windows command prompt. Now, historically, yes, it once was a DOS prompt. But this … Continue reading

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