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Linux vs. Windows Conflict

Since we moved to our new office with new company and additional staff, we’ve switched our platform from JEE on Linux to asp.net on Windows because D&D is easy to use which I completely disagree. Today one of the developers in the office noticed that our .net development server is down. It is used for …

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.NET Culture Issues

I usually don’t understand Microsoft and its product management strategies.  I had some problems with Turkish currency format in asp.net. Searching locale issues in .net resulted in .net cultures. Computer scientists and engineers exactly everyone in I.T. industry except Microsoft, call language specifics parameters (country, currency, date-time formats …etc.) as locale. I think it is …

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Another Reason To Use Python

I don’t have enough time to blog these days but I tweet so frequently.  It sounds like a contradiction, huh? I spent my whole weekend trying to simulate standart and improved Booth Radix(2,4,8, and 16) Multipliers. I decided to use python to implement the simulator. It’d be ruby, java … etc. but timing was a …

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Daily Updates & Crashes

I have been using Vista for a long time ( from first release ) and I noticed something; almost everyday Microsoft releases a new update and if I install it my  box crashes immediately.  Microsoft should rename its update service to Daily Updates & Crashes. No related posts.

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Ubiquity

M$ released IE 8 Beta 1, I haven’t tried it yet but seems there is nothing new. It is Microsoft, innovation is a myth. However, Mozilla Labs challenging the user experience with Ubiquity. Check this link and see how M$ loses the browser war. And Ubiquity Ubiquity for Firefox from Aza Raskin on Vimeo. Related …

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Semantic File System

I have been thinking about how to design file systems to manage structured data with semantic web and today found Microsoft’s research on WinFS An other interesting file system concept OFFSystem Nowadays dealing too much about file systems. No related posts.

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Wine 1.0

Wine stable release is ready after 15 years development. Not too bad. More than 15 years needed to fix Windows bugs. Congratulations guys, well done 🙂 Related posts: How Microsoft restricts developers on networking