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Microsoft Office vs Google Apps
The inevitable happened eventually, Google will be releasing a package of office-like applications this coming Thursday, just a couple of months after Microsoft released Office 2007. This package, called Google Apps, will be hosted as services accessible over the internet with Google storing the data. However innovative this is idea is, I'm not too sure if that is the best way to do it. Is Google aiming at the everyday user or at corporations? Will corporations trust Google and it's services enough ......

Posted On Friday, February 23, 2007 7:37 AM

Web 2.0 is about linking people
I don't normally blog about this things or embed videos in blogs, as I think its quite annoying. This video, however, made me want to post it up. I stumble upon it in YouTube and thought it was pretty cool and perfectly logical. Take a look at it, and you'll probably agree ......

Posted On Monday, February 12, 2007 10:07 PM

Excellent search engine hiding in Google's and Live's shadow
In case you do not know already, there is an excellent search engine that has been around for a very long time, overshadowed by Google and the recent Live.com. The search engine is Clusty from Vivisimo. A colleague of mine sent me a mail entitled "The most popular are not necessarily the best" and in the email, he wrote http://clusty.com. I visited it, tried it a few times, and decided to switch back to Google. Today, I decided to try it again and I'm glad I did. It's still pretty much the same engine ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 6, 2007 12:41 PM

Basic WCF Concepts and Terminologies
I've posted a brief overview that explain briefly on the concept and some common terminology explanation of WCF. The tutorial aims to provide a basic and quick insight and understanding of WCF. If you're interested to find out a bit more about Windows Communication Foundatin and wanted to have a quick overview, this article should be able to provide you with some basic answers to the immediate questions. In the light of preventing "excessive information overflow", the article is written and designed ......

Posted On Monday, February 5, 2007 5:17 PM

Unable to comment on Geekswithblogs

I wonder if it's just me or it's affecting some of the other guys here as well, but I'm not able to post any comments onto my own blog. All I'm getting is this commonly seen "Object instance not set to an instance of an object error"

I wonder if anyone else is experience this.

Posted On Friday, February 2, 2007 10:27 PM

Blogging with Windows Live Writer
This post is written entirely in Windows Live Writer. Now this is the way blogging ought to be done. Since not everyone is fortunate enough to have Office 2007 sitting on their office desktop, Windows Live Writer comes as an excellent alternative. However, before you can get it up and running, there're some simple set up steps to follow to configure for Geekswithblogs Step 1Download Windows Live Writer from here. After installing, open it and you'll be greeted with a setup wizard. Choose another ......

Posted On Friday, February 2, 2007 9:39 AM

WPF not good for corporate applications?
A recent chat with Microsoft strengthened my perception that WPF is just not cut out for rich client applications front end. We know that WPF is an extremely powerful front end technology that can fulfill the development of a rich client application. Not only can it be used to design a rich client application, it can even be hosted on the Internet browser as a "web application". However, it is really not made out to for that kind of use. What WPF is good for, is media rich applications. If you need ......

Posted On Thursday, February 1, 2007 1:35 PM

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