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Imortant VS Patch
Emergency patches issued for IE and Visual Studio Microsoft on Tuesday issued two out-of-band security patches -- one for the development tools suite Visual Studio and another for Internet Explorer. Read the full article here: Emergency patches issued for IE and Visual Studio ......

Posted On Thursday, July 30, 2009 9:06 AM

Hhhmm, an Interesting Viewpoint
I just finished watching David Chappell - The Microsoft Application Platform: A perspective from the Dutch DevDays09 and he definitely raises some interesting points on Service Oriented Architectures (SOA). Having been working for the past few years attempting to develop and test somewhat loosely coupled applications and components that expose functionality via specific interfaces and open service endpoints, I definitely see that there is much a greater development cost. Is this truly SOA? I must ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 22, 2009 6:50 PM

DevLink - Check it out!
Well, I guess I have to file this one under I wish I had known earlier BUT… If you are in the need for some reasonably priced developer training and can get there DevLink looks to be quite an interesting small conference and you can not beat the price. Having heard some very interesting positive feedback from others about, DevLink; I regret that I have other commitments or I would be there! So, if you have August, 13th – August 15th free and can get there, I would check this out ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 21, 2009 3:24 PM

New Episode!
Do you want... an opportunity for FAME, Fortune, some GREAT information on Tools, Techniques and not too mention just plain fun? (hmmmm, maybe some swag too.. who knows) Then… Make sure you make it to the Tampa Microsoft office by 6:15 PM EDT on 7/22/2009 for the Tampa .Net User Group meeting for the recording of the next episode of “It’s all about the Tools!” Or, if you can’t make that then definitely check out the other episodes and videos on Channel9 - Russ's Tool shed To register for the meeting ......

Posted On Thursday, July 16, 2009 4:47 PM

Got SDL?
If you have not heard there is an updated MS SDL Starter Kit available for download. This kit provides a compilation of baseline developer security training materials on core Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) topics. The core Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) topics include: Secure design principles Secure implementation principles Secure verification principles SQL injection Cross-site scripting Code analysis Banned application programming interfaces (APIs) Buffer overflows ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 15, 2009 10:39 AM

New VSTS SDL Template
Using the SDL? if not, you should be considering it… Having blurred the line between development and Test Engineering at our organization, I am finding out how little our development team(s) knows about secure development practices. Not a good thing. Recently, Microsoft released the SDL process template for VSTS and I think it’s going to help. So, if you have not seen this it is a nice start at helping ensure secure development practices are used by your team. Hmmm, amazing what a little process, ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 1, 2009 8:57 AM

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