Archive for October, 2010

Microsoft shifting to HTML5 as primary cross-platform runtime

But when it comes to touting Silverlight as Microsoft’s vehicle for delivering a cross-platform runtime, “our strategy has shifted,” Muglia told me. Silverlight will continue to be a cross-platform solution, working on a variety of operating system/browser platforms, going forward, he said. “But HTML is the only true cross platform solution for everything, including (Apple’s) […]

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SPTH ‘Taking the redpill: Artificial Evolution in native x86 systems’ (VX heavens)

1.1.1. CoreWorld Arti?cial evolution for self-replicating computer codes has been introduced for the ?rst time in 1990, when Steen Rasmussen created CoreWorld.[1] CoreWorld is a virtual machine which can be controlled by a language called RedCode. This assembler-like language has a pool of ten di?erent instructions that take two addresses as arguments. Rasmussen’s idea was […]

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Google Static Maps API – Google Code

The Google Static Maps API lets you embed a Google Maps image on your webpage without requiring JavaScript or any dynamic page loading. The Google Static Map service creates your map based on URL parameters sent through a standard HTTP request and returns the map as an image you can display on your web page. […]

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Keyboard shortcut for Sniping Tool

Windows Vista introduced the “Sniping Tool” which removed the need for me to install a third-party screen capture tool (Gadwin PrintScreen was the one that I was using). However I never really thought about the fact that I had no keyboard shortcut for this and was doing Win + “Snip…” to launch it for so […]

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