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So, Azure your keys are Safe?

Microsoft Azure team starts wearing brown pants due to the 'ChaosDB' vulnerability.

Silverlighted Sorting

Developers reminisce about that time Microsoft killed a platform they liked. Microsoft Developers reminisce about trying to get AIM and MSN Chat working well together, and Bethdesda Developers reminisce about the causes of the Treasure Fox bug in Skyrim. Lots of Reminiscing going on this week.

Squabbling Trillionaires

Microsoft and Amazon tangle over which gets a $10B contract. 3 CVEs in .NET and .NET Core patched.

Take One[Note]: Disorderly Sunset

Microsoft sunsets one of two onenotes. The rest is just gravy.

Requiem for a usecase

Abel Wang passed away last week; and var gets extended to cover Lambda initialization and method groups.


There are twinCVEs that affect both Microsoft and Linux; and I like to think of them as Twinsies. Or TwinCVEs. Get it?

The Next Three Zero-Days

Microsoft patches 117 vulnerabilities, with three under attack 'zero days'.

Copilot or JEDI?

Microsoft Copilots us but gets JEDI'd by Amazon.

Automated Printer CVEs

PrintNightmare CVE hits the wild; CoPilot hits the wild; and everyone else runs for cover.

Windows 11 Will Cost You a New PC

The Windows 11 LiveStream happened and the only happy people are the PC manufacturers.

11 Follows X

Windows 11 to be unveiled, which means Microsoft parrots Mac (again); and the proprietors of OneDrive experience a diskspace problem.

Exceptionally Useful

.NET wants to make Exception.ToString() useful and Microsoft "helps" get the ransomware money back. Methods? Unclear.

A Deal with the Censorship Devil

Microsoft bans the Tank Man image *and* partners with Morgan Stanley all in the same week. This is some master level evil corporate synergy.

Build me up, buttercup

Build happened.


Microsoft releases its flexibility guide and it turns out Jargon is a KPI.

Barn Door Security

Office Macros remain Microsoft's Security Kryptonite, Azure BaaS has been shutdown.

49.7 First Dates

.NET has performance issues like clockwork, Microsoft upgrades their Contributor Covenant, Aliens have favorite places to visit.

Pour One Out for .NET Framework 4.6.1

.NET Framework 4.5.1, 4.5.2, and 4.6.1 are reaching "end of support" (scare quotes). Basecamp shoots bazooka into foot, and Microsoft Build is coming up.

Microsoft's MVP Program has a new requirement: Shilling

Microsoft wants MVPs to tout SQL Server on Azure over AWS; Octopus Deploy raises a princely sum; and Visual Studio 2022 will be 64-bit.

The NSA requests you patch your stuff

Exchange CVEs have gotten so bad the NSA is involved in public relations.

... and I would lock 10,000 schemas...

Stack Overflow creates 10,000 schemas a pop, gets deadlocked. .NET 5.0.5 is out, and .NET 6 Preview 3 includes new platforms.

Microsoft is mad that Georgia is having a second piece of cake

Georgia tries casual racism; Microsoft is 'concerned'. GDPR Cookie popups have made the internet terrible again, and Nuget is about to overflow its download counter.

Cross-Platform Pinky Swear

Apparently 30 is old in tech. Microsoft feels the burn from their cross-platform promise.

Azure goes Achoo

Azure AD goes down hard. Man cold hard.

A CVE for every Season

Microsoft patches a nasty CVE with System.Text.Encodings.Web that affects every .NET platform (except maybe framework?); Microsoft takes down a security researcher's PoC of the Exchange hack, and "static abstract" may become a thing in C#.

Microsoft Ignites Exchange

Exchange gets hacked; Microsoft .NET Foundation is opening up (hhehehe) about its "assignment model" change.

O POH Maoni!

Maoni Stephens (writer of the Pinned Object Heap Blog post and Garbage Collector Guru at Microsoft) gets a promotion.

Naming is Hard, Let's just copy

Microsoft releases "Dapr", in a homophonic 'homage' to Dapper.

Using Azure Means Microsoft Sharing Your Info

Microsoft Shares your Info with Canonical if you use Ubuntu; .NET Turns 19; and three CVEs get patched in the .NET World.

[Object]ing... for now.

Microsoft defers 2022 Election Cycle contributions to congressional representatives that supported the objections to certification of electors on January 6th. Microsoft Ignite is coming and it's free.

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