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Teucer's Quiver Me && .net December 2004 Entries
Providing Context Sensitive help for .net applications.
I have been spending time working on this Smart Client application and we are running a successfull pilot implementation of the same. Smart Client applications being client side winform application hence its more or less mandated that the usability and UX guidelines set by Microsoft be adhered. After all “Standards” are a good thing :). And frankly after became popular (I still love that technology) lots of people left writing or looking seriously at writing windows applications ......

Posted On Friday, December 31, 2004 6:57 PM

For smart phone enthusiasts.

Here’s a cool Ringtone splicer program that’ll cut your WMA files into short clips for use on your smartphone. Built on .NET using Windows Media Encoder components by an MVP in Malaysia. ( Simple and easy to use.

Posted On Wednesday, December 29, 2004 10:45 PM

It's time to start thinking about how we might grant legal rights to computers

Read more here

Posted On Wednesday, December 29, 2004 10:40 PM

How to use WinDBG to track leaks in the managed heap
Rico Mariani, the performance architect at MS has written an excellent post about using windbg to track memory leaks in the managed heap. An excellent post and a must read in my opinion ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 28, 2004 6:37 PM

Is this the end of Apache Avalon...
Was checking up Apache avalon and found that around november this year the Apache Avalon project was finally closed. It now stands forked into various projects namely Excalibur, Loom, Castle and Metro. During my java days this concept was pretty new and getting popular atleast in my circle of people who were crazy about all this work including me. The whole concept of Avalon revolved around IoC (Inversion of Control). IoC is a design pattern (fairly advanced in my opinion to people who limit themselves ......

Posted On Monday, December 27, 2004 5:38 PM

The XP SP2 inside story
Had been reading the XP SP2 inside story at Paul Thurrott's win super site. Makes an interesting read. Catch it here.

Posted On Monday, December 27, 2004 3:18 PM

Sudhakar's MSDN Chat about VSTS 2005
My friend and MVP buddy Sudhakar did a recent MSDN community chat on Visual Studio Team System 2005. You can find titbits from the chat on his blog here. Feel free to query him more about VSTS 2005. Keep it up Suds, Dude I am missing all this ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 21, 2004 3:10 PM

My Zen Xtra and Notmad...
This thanksgiving I happened to shop for a MP3 player. I got myself the Creative Zen Xtra (30GB) and a wireless Sennheiser headset. Being a music buff I am also planning to get one of these so that where ever there are people who share the same interests in music as I do we all can listen together. All they would need to do is tune in to my channel :)!! Ok that was the hardware, now talking about the software part. I accidently forgot my software kit and other stuff except the player at my friends ......

Posted On Monday, December 13, 2004 1:16 AM

Long time no blog...

Its been a quite a while (few months) since I blogged. But well you got to do what you got to do!!

Had been reading this article and found how true it is when you play a role of an architect and get too much involved in satisfying what you want rather than what end users want.

Posted On Wednesday, December 8, 2004 4:03 PM

Oracle 10g to support CLR stored procedures.
Oracle 10g release 2 would be supporting CLR stored procedures now thats interesting you run both Java and .Net inside your database. From Gaurav who pointed out to this entry by Jason Zander ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 8, 2004 3:29 PM

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