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New Programming Language - XEN Xen, a new programming language coming out of Microsoft Research and developed in conjunction with the University of Cambridge, promises to bring together three disparate but integral components of programming, wrapping them together in .Net. Xen's creators use a geometric metaphor to illustrate this conjoining, calling the language a means to program with "circles, triangles, and rectangles." Source: ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 28, 2004 4:58 PM

Mark of Polymorphism
In one of technical discussion with friends, different topics were discussed, there was a point on Polymorphism, one of those feels, Polymorphism is not of use and debate continued. His supporting points are Polymorphism is to have common name for similar type of functionality and for different data types and arguments. a) How do we know that which data types a function/procedure it supports? b) Even if I know, the function name is not self explanatory a. Eg: add(int, int) , add(double, double) Which ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 27, 2004 3:05 PM

Good quote on theory and practice

"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is."

—Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut

This is in the book “SQL performance tuning”  Peter Gulutzan and Trudy Pelzer.

Posted On Wednesday, April 21, 2004 1:19 PM

Date Time localization work around solution
Work around solution on date time localization: Time 00:00:00, As this is serialized and sent over a timezone this date could be changed to be the previous day, with a time of 23:00:00. If this user then logged into the system in the other time zone they would now see their birthday as being a day earlier and they would complain it was incorrect Product team comments: This is an issue I have seen a few times before.For V1.0 and V1.1, There ......

Posted On Monday, April 19, 2004 1:58 PM

Static Class - Abstract does not require inheritence for full implementation.
Here is good discussion on Static and abstract, Max has given this example in Ericqu comments section on static class blog. @Talbott abstract does _not require_ inheritance for a full implementation: abstract class Foo { static void DoSomething(){} } ... Foo.DoSomething(); is totally legal code. 'abstract' only means no instance can be created - at least at the view of the Compiler/Runtime. But I have to agree that most people think 'abstract' means an incomplete class. So it may be less confusing ......

Posted On Monday, April 19, 2004 7:21 AM

Quote on Failure

` I don`t believe in failure.  It is not failure if you enjoyed the process. `
--Oprah Winfrey, media entrepreneur.


Posted On Thursday, April 15, 2004 4:36 PM

String Builder Example Example and Explanation on String Builder Class A picture say's more than the words, Jeff's article puts an image which clearly distinguish the mutable and immutable objects with example's, here it follows Thanks Jeff for the link ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 14, 2004 3:48 PM

ASP.Net Tips


Posted On Tuesday, April 6, 2004 9:38 AM

Retrieve E-Mail from a POP3 Server

Good article with code snippets on retreiving e-mail from pop3 server

Posted On Tuesday, April 6, 2004 9:33 AM

Verbatim string literals begin with @"
Verbatim string literals begin with @" the statement test=@"c:\tEST\TEST.doc"; is same as test="c:\\tEST\\TEST.doc"; courtesy:http://www.c-sharp... ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 6, 2004 9:19 AM

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Posted On Tuesday, April 6, 2004 9:12 AM

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