Some interesting Spec Explorer videos from Channel9. It is all you need to get started with Model Based Testing. The idea behind spec explorer is to make a model of the requirements of your products and let Spec Explorer generate millions of interesting test cases. You just need to find enough CPU power to run… Read More »
.Net offers multiple ways to manage impersonation and its level. The important point to understand is what is being impersonated: the thread or the process also is the impersonation happening on the process or is it happening only on the network. Below classes will show you how to impersonate in all this cases. First class:… Read More »
Since I moved to Zurich, two years ago, I sadly did not have the time to see most of my friends I have in Geneva. This post will hopefully explain you what I am doing in Zurich as an Engineer in Test at Microsoft. I know that even the people who know me well do… Read More »
Interesting video (from Channel 9) showing a preview of the winPhone 7 OS. I am just a bit worried about the localized version of Bing. So far I have seen it working in the US. Does that mean that Bing will be updated for a worldwide support or that the winPhone7 will be available only… Read More »
After playing with Pivot, I have been really existed by the possibilities that Pivot offers. “Pivot makes it easier to interact with massive amounts of data in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun.” Simply speaking, Pivot is a tool that helps us visually browse collections of information. Figure 1: Item view in Pivot while… Read More »
For developers the quality of a program can be often express in the time used to finish the computation. With current multicore processor we have to move our thinking from a serial execution to a concurrent execution. Using delegates in an asynchronous way can force the CLR to allocate multiple threads to your computation. In… Read More »
This is my first post of, I hope, a series related to WPF and C#. The examples below are made with VS (Visual Studio) 2010 and .Net 4.0, for this precise example you can make it work with .Net 3.5 at least. During the life of an application we can listen for some important… Read More »
Search engine are not doing search anymore… No search is for small player, now the real thing is to have an evolved engine. Where Wolframalpha offer a computational knowledge engine, Bing offer a decision engine. So far Google can keep being Google fearless ; ) Bing (also known as Kumo) should be publicly available on June 3rd. At least the… Read More »
Just in case you haven’t seen it yet, a biographical look at the men who founded Apple and Microsoft and a look at the early days of the companies. Enjoy, Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
Just noticed that Visual Studio 2010 pro (beta 1) is now available to download as a web installer. I am personnaly quite new to the VS world, I have been using it daily for only 9 month now. I must say that I am still quite impresse by the simplicity and the power this tool have.… Read More »
While trying to download Windows7 today (like a lot of other people it seems as the server are too busy), I saw this postpone message from the Windows blog, I share it here as it is so slow to access: Due to very heavy traffic we’re seeing as a result of interest in the Windows… Read More »
I’m a bit late for propagating the news, so you may have already heard that Microsoft has opened the Zurich Development Center (December 2008). We are working on bits for Office Communication Server. The work enviromement is really great, we got very confortable offices with a fitness room and a game room (ping-pong,… Read More »
In the two previous posts (Enumerate all classes from a namespace and Enumerate all Namespaces from Root) we gather enough information to enumerate namespaces and classes. In this post we are going to see how to enumerate all the instances from a class via WQL. Below is a screenshot of what I get after executing… Read More »
Now that we know how to enumerate all the namespace from root, let’s have a look on how to enumerate all the classes from a namespace. You should see this: Next step is to enumerate all the instances from a class. Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
I like to understand WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) as a database, main concepts are: Namespaces: Databases Classes: Tables Properties: Columns Instances: Lines Values: Fields With this in mind, we can start enumerating all the namespaces we can access locally. Running this program will display: Next step is to enumerate all classes from a Namespace. This… Read More »