Author: trparky

Wow Microsoft… just wow.

So I’m sitting here writing some code in .NET and I have myself a File System Watcher in my code to check if a file has been changed and if it has, it’s supposed to load the file and process any changes. In this case, it’s a log file and if the log file changes anywhere else in the program the log viewing window should reload it. Seems right? Yes.

OK, so now onto the bug. Apparently there’s a bug in which the File System Watcher will fire off multiple file changed events one after another even though there was only one change to one file. Yes, that’s right. Multiple events.

So here’s the code…

Of you want a VB.NET example…

All aboard the fail boat…

Millions of Android devices are getting hit by a new batch of malware called Gooligan. Android ‘Gooligan’ Hackers Just Scored The Biggest Ever Theft Of Google Accounts http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/11/1-million-android-accounts-compromised-by-android-malware-called-gooligan/ Gooligan malware roots 1M Android phones in “largest Google account breach to date” As the Forbes article mentioned… Once downloaded, Gooligan determines which Android phone it’s infected …

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Agile programming and the stupidity of the Windows Insider Preview Program

About a year ago Microsoft laid off much of their internal quality assurance team (article) and with the advent of Windows 10 we can see how that decision has affected the quality of Windows 10. I’ll give you a hint… it’s suffered badly, quite badly. I bet you’re asking what Microsoft replaced the QA team …

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