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Many people I know want to someday start their own businesses, including myself. We look at all the famous entrepreneurs of the world and dream of someday to be able to be the same. We are fascinated by their life stories, about how they started in their garage and built a multi-million dollar business. Some of us even might have innovative ideas for ......

A request for proposal is an invitation for vendors to submit their proposals for a product or a service. RFP’s allow clients to compare different vendors and gather information about each vendor’s approach and price before making an informed decision on a particular vendor. Therefore learning how to write an effective RFP response is a useful skill ......

In my company we have an architecture where we have several websites working together to form one big application. We use the same MasterPage and Theme for all the websites so that they look like the same application. We do this since this allows us to customize our applications based on clients by plugging in different functionality provided by different ......

 

Microsoft announced its new cloud operating system at PDC on Monday. Its called Windows Azure. Read more about it at cnet site



As far as I can remember my home page has been google. But recently I started using iGoogle instead since I wanted to have all my bookmarks which I keep in Google bookmarks to be accessible easily, also I wanted to keep an eye on the blogs I read through Google reader. A few days back iGoogle layout was changed and google has introduced what they called ......

Recently I was given the task of writing a POC for a Reference Architecture for the ASP.NET applications we develop in our company. We decided early on in the process that we are going to use Microsoft Enterprise Library for exception handling, logging and data access. Using the exception handling application block in Enterprise Library is quite an ......

I started this blog a looong time ago and stopped blogging also a long time ago.... Since then a lot has changed. I have got married to a girl I simply adore. I have moved up in my career. And also I have been trying hard to find a way to do a Masters and do it in a foreign country. It was a strugle to find a good university offering a course I like ......

I bought a new machine last saturday, coz i was having so many difficulties working from home lately with my old machine. I bought a 2.8GHz dual core processor and 1GB RAM. But I only got 256 RAM coz aparently they were out of stocks. Still the new machine is mighty faster than the old one. :)

 

 



I joined a new company called Goal Line Solutions recently. It is a Canadian company just starting off in Sri Lanka. So I have been working from home till they make arrangements for a place. Today after constantly bugging the help desk of SLT I finally got the ADSL connection. Finally a guy from SLT team figured out what my problem was which was setting ......

I did Developing XML Web Services and Server Components exam recently and got 968/1000. Think thats enough. Now im going to attempt the SQL Server exam. This time im not gonna let up until i get the MCSD qualification.

I've been busy lately...especially since im about to change jobs. I have been doing .NET projects for the past couple of years. But now im doing Java Struts. It is the after a long time that im doing Java, and Struts for the first time. But it is really interesting to be involved in technologies iv no experiance in. Im learning a lot these days. :) ......

Sirasa the popular local TV channel is having a reality TV show called Sirasa Super Star, which is a carbon copy of the popular show American Idol. I thought of writing a blog about this because it has come to the final stages of this show and everybody is so much interested in it. I have to admit I have also sent a couple of SMSs for the guy i'm rooting ......

Today I participated for the Microsoft Asia Security RoadShow. The event was held at TransAsia Hotel, Colombo. There were three guest speakers. The first speaker to start off proceedings was Jacqueline Peterson-Jarvis, who is the senior manager for Security Mobilization for Microsoft in the region. She talked about Microsoft's work on ensuring security ......

Recently I used a ASP.NET CustomValidator to check for the length of text entered into a TextBox. I used a ValidationSummary Control to show the value of the errortext property in the CustomValidator. The requirement was to truncate the text to the allowed limit and show the error when the submit button is clicked. If the submit button is clicked again ......

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