Critics of Linus’s Law overweight the bug they can see and underweight the high probability that equivalently positioned closed-source security flaws they can’t see are actually far worse, just so far undiscovered.
When you create a virtual hard disk in VirtualBox or VMware, you specify a maximum disk size. If you want more space on your virtual machine’s hard disk later, you’ll have to enlarge the virtual hard disk and partition.
Node v0.11.2 was released recently, and with it support for v8 generators. Generators can be hard to grasp, but essentially they’re decorated functions that you can execute multiple times and resume execution at different points inside the function.
What this means in practice is that we can get rid of the callback hell that has plauged node applications, and write code in a sy…
While we support the open source community in a number of ways one natural way for us to do so is by helping increase the adoption of SSL within. We believe this effort will do more than help the developers and users of those projects, we believe it has the potential to encourage adoption of industry best practices in the adoption of SSL.
I decided to summarize a few points I learned so far in this job during last 8 months. This may sound like the the way things work are crappy, it is not. I learned that one will see this sort of problems in all large scale companies. Most of them are not specific to Microsoft at all.