Exploding Software-Engineering Myths - Microsoft Research

At Microsoft Research, there are computer scientists and mathematicians who live in a world of theory and abstractions. Then there is Nachi Nagappan, who was on loan to the Windows development group for a year while building a triage system for software bugs. For Nagappan, a senior researcher at Microsoft Research Redmond with the Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement Research Group (ESM), the ability to observe software-development processes firsthand is critical to his work.The ESM...

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Asynchronous scalable web applications with real-time persistent long-running connections with SignalR

via hanselman.com So I think this is the very cook node.js and simple.io coolness but for us DotNetters. Dependant on WebSocket technology in browsers and HTML 5 but its been quite low on my radar and lo down on my to learn list so I would have that wrong. Forgive me if I'm wrong on that but it still looks cool and it's nice that scott and the chaps at dev div are looking that...

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Application Scaling now in Beta on AppHarbor.

We have always touted seamless scaling as a reason to host your app on AppHarbor. We are excited to announce general beta-availability to all our users! Scaling was actually built into the platform almost from the beginning, but only appharbor.com and a few test sites have been deployed to multiple application instances until now. Check out this January blog post to get an idea of how we scale your applications. We are launching scaling with...

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Bug and Fix: ASP.NET fails to detect IE10 maintain FF5 scrollbar position

via hanselman.com A post about a bug in the browser definition files that are used by .NET 2 and .NET 4. Seems like a patch is coming soon. Posted via email from solution revolution

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Pusher HTML5 WebSocket Powered Realtime Messaging Service

via pusher.com Pusher is a hosted API for quickly, easily and securely adding scalable realtime functionality via WebSockets to web and mobile apps. Posted via email from solution revolution

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