AVG Mobilation for Windows Phone

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

A new app hit the Windows Phone marketplace today that claims to keep your device safe from malware. I immediately became interested in it because: I don’t know of any malware for the Windows Phone. Even if there was malware that misuses some kind of hole in the Windows Phone security model, this app wouldn’t […]

A look at the Windows Phone JIT compiler

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

When optimizing a very hot path in my code, I sometimes find it useful to see what code the compiler is generating for me. Many times I can spot things that can be easily fixed by rearranging code or adding some typecasts. But getting my hands on the CLR JIT-generated code disassembly on the Windows […]

Singularity source code released

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Microsoft has finally made the source code of it’s research OS called “Singularity” available to general public. Singularity is a prototype operating system coded almost entirely in managed code. It’s written using Sing#, a language derived from Spec#, which itself has roots in C#. Spec# adds Eiffel-like contracts (loop invariants, preconditions, postconditions, etc.) to C#. […]

.NET framework libraries source code to be released

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

According to Scott Guthrie’s blog, Microsoft will release the source code of .NET framework libraries together with .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 release later this year. Nice. This means no more uncommented disassemblies of extended .NET classes from Lutz Roeder’s .NET Reflector (even though it’s a wonderful tool when you don’t have the source […]

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