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Simple file access concurrency in C#

When working without the safety net of a RDBMS in a multi-user environment, file concurrency may become an issue. In a project I've been working on recently, XML files are being used as the custom data store. This is all fine and dandy for now—with a user base of …

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Browser-independent XML load with Javascript

XML data is, in a word, awesome. It's standardized, it's well-formatted, and there are XML parsing methods in nearly every major programming language--including Javascript. However, when using Javascript, the nasty problem of "browser agnosticism" comes into play: a method that works in Firefox may not (read: won't) work in Internet …

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