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News for Wednesday, April 19 2006

Source: CodeProject     Posted by Chris Maunder    Wednesday, April 19, 2006 9:00am    
News for Wednesday, April 19 2006

Industry News

Record test firing for new rocket engine

NASA has tested a new rocket engine, powered by liquid oxygen and liquid methane. Could this be the rocket of the future?
Source: New Scientist

Apple's Safari showing major growth amongst browsers

Now up to 3.19%. Gentlemen, prepare to tune your Web pages.
Source: Apple Insider

Microsoft faces tough sell for SenderID

SenderID, Microsoft's framework for fighting spam is either spreading widely, or fighting an uphill battle, depending on who you ask.
Source: TechWeb

China's President dines with Bill Gates

A sign, or just flight plan that he met with Bill before George?
Source: InfoWorld

Developer News

Microsoft ships SQL Server 2005 Service Pack

Microsoft released the first service pack for SQL Server 2005 on Wednesday, fixing dozens of bugs and paving the way for more businesses to upgrade to its latest database software.
Source: InfoWorld

Apple offers developers Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard teaser

What color are this leopard's spots? Will virtualization be built in? Find out at WWDC (August 7 - 11, San Francisco).
Source: Apple Insider

Microsoft Sudoku: Optimizing UMPC Applications for Touch and Ink

Watch out for this very addicting game.
Source: MSDN

Microsoft has released Visual Studio SDK V2

Check out this brief overview of the newest release from Microsoft.
Source: The Code Project

The C++ Builder Programming Contest

Over $20,000 in programming tools will be given away. Deadline is July 14th.

Hot Threads

Food habits

An army marches on its stomach. Do developers code on it too?
Source: The Code Project

Get a grip, Mr. Dvorak

John Dvorak's up to it again. At least he gets people talking?
Source: The Code Project

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