I know, most of the SharePoint administrators and development team facing problems with importing or syncing up the active directory with user profile store or SSP in SharePoint 2010. There are many reasons and you need to read the complete documentation before do anything.
I have initiated the thread in MSDN forums here and still that is growing. User profile import
But, there are some configurations we need to check before do the user profile import. One of the important notes is "The farm is r... (more)
Executing actions on the UI thread
by Sebastian Negomireanu on Nov.27, 2009, under .NET, C#, Code
When working with frameworks like Silverlight, WPF or Windows Forms you often encounter the need to ensure a piece of code runs on the UI thread. Below, I present a clean way to do this using the SynchronizationContext class. (more)