Microsoft

People Say: With Skype bought by Microsoft what will we see?

Computer software giant Microsoft has bought Skype, which is currently the world’s largest phone company for international calls via the internet, hosting a quarter of all international phone calls last year. With a giant corporation such as Microsoft now in charge, we can expect to see the integration of Skype into many of Microsoft’s software… Continue reading People Say: With Skype bought by Microsoft what will we see?

Windows

People Say: Mac vs. PC – Who’s really winning?

Mac or PC? Who is winning the battle? I gathered some information from LI professionals and would like to share it with you. «I would say Windows is still dominating, especially in the business world. Mac is a great platform but lacks some of the flexibility of Windows. This debate could go round and round… Continue reading People Say: Mac vs. PC – Who’s really winning?

.NET

Alternatives to Reflector :) Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!

Decompiler is a must-have tool for .NET developers. For quite long time Reflector has been a point of choice for the vast majority of .NET community. Initially, Red Gate promised to keep the product free. However, they implemented a registration process that required you to give them your email and other information in order to… Continue reading Alternatives to Reflector 🙂 Le Roi est mort, vive le Roi!

Cloud

The next TFS as a cloud service – good or evil?

There is quite much rush about Team Foundation Server: some say it rocks, others think it sucks. Recently one interesting issue has been widely discussed in .Net community: the next TFS (TFS 11) will be ported to the Azure architecture so TFS could be seen as a cloud service. Some predict: “…just imagine how easy… Continue reading The next TFS as a cloud service – good or evil?

Cloud

The rise and fall of cloud computing

The concept of a cloud as the paradigm for abstracting the complexity within traditional data center operations and computing began with network administrators. They used a cloud metaphor to document the details of large local and wide area networks. Therefore, the cloud metaphor was used to show abstraction from physical or logical resources within a… Continue reading The rise and fall of cloud computing