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RONUA.RO a implinit 4 ani. Pentru aceasta iti multumim, in primul rand tie pentru sprijinul acordat, sprijin fara de care noi, nu am fi implinit 4 ani in aceasta luna. Cu aceasta ocazie festiva, in timpul roadshow-ului TechEd Review 2008, dorim sa facem diferenta intr-o campanie inovativa de promovare a demersului la nivel global de…

Even numbers as sum of 2 primes

A very old unsolved problem in numbers theory, known as Goldbach’s conjecture, says that any even number greater than 5 can be written as the sum of 2 prime numbers. It hasn’t been solver yet, not I will try to solve it. But I decided to write some F# code to display all the possibilities…

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Writing UTF-8 files in C++

Let’s say you need to write an XML file with this content:

How do we write that in C++? At a first glance, you could be tempted to write it like this:

When you open the file in IE for instance, surprize! It’s not rendered correctly: So you could be tempted to say…

Google Chrome Beta

According to the official Google Blog, Google is set to release today a beta version of a new web browser, called Chrome. They say that: Like the classic Google homepage, Google Chrome is clean and fast. It gets out of your way and gets you where you want to go. There is a comic book…

Axialis IconWorkshop Lite for Visual Studio 2008 Users

Axialis released a lite version of its IconWorkshop software, which is a great tool for creating and modifying icons (I’m using the full version and I find it easy to use and very productive). This lite version is available for Visual Studio 2008 users, and installs only if VS 2008 Standard or Professional is installed…

Visual Studio 2008 SP1 + .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

Microsoft released today the first service packs for Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5. For the time being they are available to download to MSDN subscribers. Visual Studio 2008 SP1 contains: Improved WPF designers SQL Server 2008 support ADO.NET Entity Designer Visual Basic and Visual C++ components and tools (including an MFC-based Office 2007…

Vacation in Croatia

I recently spent a two weeks vacation in Croatia, plus a couple of days in Slovenia, visiting different locations, such as Ljubljana, Postojna, Split, Brela, Mlini, Dubrovnik, Plitvice Jezera and Zagreb. Here are some impressions from this vacation (an perhaps things to know). Roads & Traveling Roads are great, especially the motorways. The infrastructure is…

Castiga un Visual Studio Team Suite cu MSDN Premium

In perioada 1 iulie – 30 septembrie, CODEXPERT sustine un concurs de articole a carui castigator va primi o licenta Visual Studio Team Suite cu abonament MSDN Premium pe 1 an. Pentru a participa nu trebuie decat sa trimiteti un articol in format MS Word Document sau HTML pe adresa articole@codexpert.ro. Castigatorul va fi desemnat…

100 Years Since Tunguska

Today we mark 100 years since the Tunguska explosion that occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River, Russia. The energy blasted from the explosion is estimated to 5 to 30 megatons, with 5 to 15 the most likely. It wiped out an estimated 80 million trees on 2150 squared kilometers. The cause of the explosion, is,…

Last Day in Office for Bill Gates

Today is the last day for Bill Gates as executive president at Microsoft. Some months ago he released this clip about him looking for a new job. The ending words from a news presenter are quite funny too. And all tech markets remain steady as Bill Gates completed his last full day at Microsoft. Personal…