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Last Build Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:00:02 +0000

 



So what is a Windows “critical process” anyway?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Is­Process­Critical tells you whether a process is critical, but what does that mean?



Why are there two kinds of Universal Windows apps, one for Windows 8 and another for Windows 10?

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Universality is not universal.



What’s the difference between the zero width non-joiner and the zero width space?

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Are you separating two words?



When Windows copies a file, does it ever copy bytes that are in the slack space?

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Keeping tabs on the slackers.



There are no bugs in the I/O manager

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

True each time it is uttered.



Optimizing BitBlt by generating code on the fly

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Artisanal bit block transfers made to order.



What do the output values from CoGetApartmentType mean?

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Four types of threads, possibly in the neutral apartment temporarily.



Why does misinterpreting UTF16-LE Unicode text as ANSI tend to show up as just one character?

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Because you're probably working in the ASCII subset.



Microspeak: POR

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

The plan of record.



// If this happens, I am going to quit and become a barista

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Maybe you should check if Starbucks is hiring.