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By John on 10/28/2010 12:31 PM
HTML5Map Wags claim Microsoft’s products mature only once their 3.0 version is released. What’s the equivalent mature version with more broadly deployed standards – say like something with some weight – like, say, HTML?

I’m hoping it is 5.0 with HTML, simply as I’d hate to have to wait a while longer to have a productive target to code against.

I’m very worried about the huge privacy implications and complications that...
By John on 10/28/2010 11:14 AM
async It used to be OK, but some real work nonetheless, to handle asynchronous calls with exception handling. This typically involved going to multi-threaded structures which also added some complexity. Visual Studio Async CTP (currently some language extensions but to be a natural part of future frameworks) is now available which naturally handles performing these Tasks – with error handling, concurrency, composable callbacks, timeouts and cancellation tokens. Additional concepts like Combinators are just icing...
By John on 10/4/2010 9:04 PM
For those of you timing your next desktop – or laptop – it looks like we’ve a great year ahead.

Sandy Bridge Overview Sandy Bridge, the latest new design in Intel’s innovate (tick) & then shrink (tock) strategy was recently unveiled at Intel’s Developer Forum 2010 last month. As always, I headed right over to to get the latest in depth analysis...
By John on 10/1/2010 11:35 AM

Government Health IT reported yesterday that Kaiser has donated their Convergent Medical Terminology (CMT) to the International Healthcare Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) at no cost. This takes technical terms – used for convenience and accuracy by physicians – and provides a non-technical (less-technical might be more accurate!) translation. I doubt this could do the reverse – from general to specific – as that’s too complex, but this still opens up lots of good possibilities, especially for PHRs and other patient facing portals.

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