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Saif Khan { I am Saif } "Knowledge is power, information is free, share it!" February 2009 Entries
What I read last weekend - Professional Refactoring in Visual Basic
This book applies to VB.NET developers, although some of it can be applied to C#. It was an average read. I'd recommend this to developers now getting into refactoring. Introduction. Part I: Introduction to Refactoring. Chapter 1: Refactoring: What’s All the Fuss About? Chapter 2: A First Taste of Refactoring. Chapter 3: Assembling a Refactoring Toolkit. Chapter 4: Rent-a-Wheels Application Prototype. Part II: Preliminary VB Refactorings. Chapter 5: Chameleon Language: From Weak Static Typing to ......

Posted On Monday, February 16, 2009 6:44 PM

Space Debris - NASA'S IT should go black and not green!...just yet.
After I saw this photo I don't think we should be worried about asteriods or meteors just yet. Seriously, we should be worried about our junk hitting us....NASA WHAT'S UP?....junk? you say?

Bee-Hive-3_H1

Posted On Monday, February 16, 2009 6:23 PM

GFIScanM.exe using 100% CPU - My Mail Server went South on me!
Last week was a pretty hectic week. Started off well, then I got a call around 9:15 PM on Monday evening from a colleague saying that he noticed some mails still in his outbox. After relaxing for a few minutes (dude...I'd just got home) I connected to the server. I noticed everthing was extremely sloooooow. Every window I opened up took forever to launch. So I decided to check the "Task Manager" processes. I noticed the GFIScanM.exe was racing away at 100% CPU cycle. I then tried to check the mail ......

Posted On Sunday, February 15, 2009 7:50 PM

What I read - Information Week - Identity Theft
I finally got to cleaning up some my my piles of Information Week magazines. I actually kept a few good ones with some very interesting atricles as well as some funny one. I enjoy reading some of John Soat's articles like the one in issue "March 12, 2007" - "Thoughts On Dealing With Identity Theft", although it sounds funny, I agree with his points Drop the Social Security number. It wasn't intended as a personal identifier; Congress made that clear in 1936 when the system began. Now, everybody knows ......

Posted On Sunday, February 15, 2009 6:57 PM

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