From “Where’s the Any Key?”, embedded with permission
During a recent security audit, a company discovered that a
blonde employee was using the following password:
When the company asked the blonde why she had such a long password, she said the login screen required the password to be at least 8 characters long and include at least one capital.
Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline. Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with multiple browsers, devices and operating systems, bringing a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works. Silverlight is also one of the programming models for Windows Phone 7 devices.
Key new features in Silverlight 4 include:
- Set of forms controls with over 60 customizable, style-able components.
- Comprehensive printing support.
- The .NET Common Runtime (CLR) now enables the same compiled code to be run on the desktop and Silverlight without change.
- Enhanced data-binding support, data grouping/editing, and string formatting within bindings.
- Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) supports building large composite applications.
- Silverlight design support in Visual Studio 2010 with drag & drop data-binding, and full IntelliSense.
- Localization enhancements with Bi-Directional text, Right-to-Left support and complex scripts such as Arabic.
Yet another hilarious strip from xkcd: A webcomic of romance,
sarcasm, math, and language:
This is part 15 in a series of articles on obscure programming languages.
What is Oxygene?
Oxygene is a commercial programming language developed by RemObjects Software for the Microsoft .NET Framework. In 2008, RemObjects licensed its Oxygene compiler and IDE technology to Embarcadero to be used in its Delphi Prism product. You may recall that in 2008 Embarcadero purchased CodeGear, the software development tools division of Borland.
This comic shows how hell is just like life on Earth, only worse.
From xkcd: A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math and language.