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Lightroom web galleries and IIS7

Here is a cross-post from my personal site with a possible fix for folks who may have upgraded their...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 03/20/2008

MIX and MEDC

Last week I was down in Las Vegas to attend two conferences: MIX and MEDC. Both gave me a chance to...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 05/07/2007

Happy with .NET CF 2.0 SP2

http://www.satter.org/2007/03/thank_god_for_c.html I am always happy to see positive feedback from...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 03/21/2007

Personal Blog

This is a plug for my personal website and blog: http://scottholden.name (blog) and...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 03/15/2007

Take a look at the video the XNA team made...

http://blogs.msdn.com/xna/archive/2007/01/09/video-getting-started-with-the-xna-creators-club.aspx...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 01/10/2007

Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 App Dev Course Promotion

http://blog.markarteaga.com/MicrosoftWindowsMobile50AppDevCoursePromotion.aspx Check out the...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 01/10/2007

XNA Game Studio Express is now available!

http://blogs.msdn.com/xna/archive/2006/12/11/xna-game-studio-express-has-been-released.aspx This is...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 12/11/2006

Get quizzed by Rico!

Rico has been posting performance quizzes for a couple of years now. These are always interesting...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 09/11/2006

Windows Mobile Virtual Labs

This is pretty cool. The top 5 MEDC 2006 hand-on labs have been converted to Virtual Labs which you...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 09/11/2006

XNA Game Studio Express Beta is here!

Here is the information on the XNA team blog about how to participate in the beta and send feedback....

Author: ScottHolden Date: 08/30/2006

Rico Tames the CLR

Rico posted an article Taming The CLR: How to Write Real-Time Managed Code with the contents of a...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 08/25/2006

More on Bitmaps

Chris Tacke, one of our MVPs, also wrote up an article on Bitmap allocation and GC interaction....

Author: ScottHolden Date: 08/22/2006

Do Bitmaps leak memory?

One of the fun parts of my job is talking to customers. However, this means that I sometimes I get...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 08/22/2006

XNA Game Studio Express!

It’s been a little over a year since my team has been working on bringing the .NET development...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 08/21/2006

Let our performance work for you!

Ok, so we have released the .NET Compact Framework 2.0 and you have heard about all of our...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 11/11/2005

Keynote at MEDC

I just got back from the keynote at MEDC with BillG. Seth was up on stage to present new features in...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 05/10/2005

MEDC in Las Vegas

Well, I have been meaning to blog more and get more performance information out. However, I have...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 05/05/2005

The cost of value types in .NET Compact Framework

I often get asked about the difference in performance characteristics between value types (C#...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 01/27/2005

.NET Compact Framework 1.0 SP3

We have just released .NET Compact Framework 1.0 SP3 and it is available for download. There are no...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 01/06/2005

Generics

Have you been wondering if the .NET Compact Framework is going to support Generics in v2? Why yes,...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 01/06/2005

.NET Compact Framework Version Compatibility

Steven Pratschner just wrote two posts on versioning in the .NET Compact Framework. There are a...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 01/06/2005

The perils of GC.Collect (or when to use GC.Collect)

I often get asked about the garbage collector (GC) in the .NET Compact Framework. What is this magic...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 12/28/2004

Comments on "Instrumentation in the .NET Compact Framework"

In response to Daniel Moth’s comments regarding my post Instrumentation in the .NET Compact...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 12/28/2004

Instrumentation in the .NET Compact Framework

So my boss, Mike Zintel, has showed me up. He started his blog and wrote this great article on...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 12/27/2004

Scott Holden...arriving on the scene

Well, I know that it seems a little late arriving on the Blog scene. I tried to do this a little...

Author: ScottHolden Date: 12/27/2004