Random function flaw leads to ‘Patient zero’

The computer used to kick-start a global worm outbreak in March 2004 has been traced using crucial kinks in its code. The worm code involved using a random function to generate the next set of targets. Since Randon function provided by operating systems results in generating the same sequence of random numbers, by reverse tracing, […]

Free Microsoft .NET Compact Framework Training

Microsoft and HP have teamed up to bring you an intensive, 8-hour class focused on developing for Windows Mobile devices. Part of the HP Virtual Classroom Series, this session covers everything you need to know to take your code mobile.  The training takes place over two days, June 15 and 16, with two time slots […]

Developer elearning for free

Most of you must be aware, but here’s a reminder from my side. Developer Elearning is a new elearning venture opened by Microsoft. It’s all about features and functions served up specifically for the developer audience. It’s free and accessible 24/7 at http://msdn.microsoft.com/elearning. You can check out http://msdn.microsoft.com/elearning for more details. There are also grand […]

Compatibility Testing with ASP.NET 2.0

Scott talks about the compatibity testing on this blog at http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2005/05/11/406515.aspx Wonder the stress these guys are in when they are about to reach ZBB. No wonder their efforts make out cool products for us developers. Keep it up guys.

RSS Feeds to Microsoft Knowledge Base

Microsoft has opened up RSS feeds to hundreds of thousands of KB articles. Check it out at http://support.microsoft.com/selectindex/?target=rss

Web chat transcript – Writing Secure .NET Code

Conducted on April 20, 2005, copy of the transcript is available at http://msmvps.com/vipul/articles/48609.aspx and also on the Microsoft India Technical Community Site at http://msmvps.com/vipul/articles/48609.aspx

Web chat transcript – Writing Secure Code – Part 2

Conducted on April 14, 2004, a copy of transcript is available at http://msmvps.com/vipul/articles/48608.aspx and also at http://www.microsoft.com/india/communities/chat/22.aspx

Web chat transcript – Writing Secure Code – Part 1

This webchat was conducted on 13th April, 2004. A copy of the transcript is available at http://msmvps.com/vipul/articles/48607.aspx and also on the Microsoft India Technical Community  site at http://www.microsoft.com/india/communities/chat/21.aspx

Web chat transcript – Configuration Management using Visual SourceSafe

This webchat was conducted on 9th Feb 2005. The copy of the transcript is available at http://msmvps.com/vipul/articles/48606.aspx and and also on the Microsoft India Technical Community site at http://www.microsoft.com/india/communities/chat/12.aspx

Webchat Transcript – Writing Secure .NET Code

Chat Topic : Writing Secure .NET CodeChat Expert : Vipul Patel April 20, 2005     subhashini (Moderator):the chat begins at 5.00 pm ISTsubhashini (Moderator):Request all of you to refrain from sending any private messages as that lead sto disconnection of the expert from the chatsubhashini (Moderator):hello everbody . A very good evening to all […]

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