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Mike Huguet I'm just talking out loud September 2011 Entries
Starting a new Chapter in the Career of Mike Huguet
A couple of months ago an opportunity unexpectedly made its way into my life that would offer something different for my career. At first I ignored it, but after a while I started thinking about the possibilities before me. There were a couple of job openings at this “little” company, which you may have heard of before, Microsoft, that intrigued me. I began asking myself, “Self, would you ever leave Sparkhound and if you would what would the job have to be like.” Well, I wasn’t exactly sure, but ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 28, 2011 7:49 PM

Research for the Week-Memory Management Part 1
Do you know what happens when you create a new instance of a class? Why do we need a value type and a reference type? Do you know what is meant when the .NET framework is referred to as a “managed” platform? What is managed versus unmanaged code? Why do we need a .NET runtime? What is a memory leak; is that like an oil leak? All of these are questions that you should be able to answer as a Microsoft developer. If you can’t answer them all, then keep reading as the next series of research blogs that ......

Posted On Monday, September 19, 2011 7:35 PM

Research for the Week–How IIS Works
In the world of custom web application development a critical component of our success is the hosting environment and services. We can choose to deploy our web applications using 3rd party hosting providers such as, Rackspace, DiscountASP.NET, or another provider, or we can choose to deploy to on premise servers either virtual or physical. In either case the web application must be serviced up to consumers by a web server software such as Internet Information Service (IIS), which is included ......

Posted On Monday, September 12, 2011 2:23 PM

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