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Just to let you know, the domain registration for Citrix Blogger expires February 5, 2017. Since I no longer work at Citrix, it is time to drop the current domain name. Have not decided yet whether to create a new name to

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Single Sign On with Linux VDA 1.1

Customers want things to be easier. A common request is to support Single Sign On (SSO).  Instead of having to enter credentials more than once, SSO remembers the username and password. The SSO design is secure yet provides a better

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Linux VDA 1.1 Internationalization (UTF-8)

In the history of computing, one aspect that had eluded capture is a consistent encoding scheme.  There have been many attempts to standardize a character encoding scheme, but each has had strong downsides until about 20 years ago.  The invention of UTF-8

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Linux and Citrix

To start with, this is not an official statement from Citrix.  Rather, this is a collection of observations over the length of time at Citrix. First thing to note is that in the history of Citrix, the company had respect

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Lights, Camera, Action! MobilePicture using the SDK

Taking pictures with mobile devices is common .  The quality of the pictures might not be as good and it might not be always as easy to zoom,  control the flash,  or properly focus, but it does its job well enough in most

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Mobile WinForms Hello World

In the last post, it discussed how to create a simple Hello World example using WinForms.  The example displays the words “Hello World” in the client area of the window and it calculates how big to make the text based

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Simple WinForms Hello World Example

Not long ago, a member of the team thought it would be a good idea to show the simplest program possible using the Mobile SDK for Windows Apps.  This was an excellent idea since “Hello World” is commonly used to

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