dotnetraj at 11:38:33 pm on
has announced Annual Bench Games results. Over 200,000 tests were completed by citizens from 182 countries during the 2-week event.
India came up with the Most Certified Citizens award
while US the first runnerup and Ireland was at position 33.
dotnetraj at 6:40:12 pm on
dotnetraj at 12:36:25 pm on
Yahoo has come up with Yahoo360°
which is some what a MSN Spaces
clone which will integrate all yahoo services including your personal blog. Although this also is currently in beta, if you dont' have an invitation yet then you may join the public beta waiting list here
Yahoo mail storage increasing to 1Gig
Yahoo on Tuesday said it plans to once again boost its free e-mail storage limit--this time to 1GB, the same amount offered by archrival Google. Beginning in late April, Yahoo will upgrade free users to the new storage limit of 1GB, up from its current 250MB. The company said it will take about two weeks for all Yahoo Mail users to see the boost. Hotmail still offers only 2 MB(250 to some users) in it's free web mail service.
dotnetraj at 6:53:56 pm on
XHTML compliancy and ASP.NET
dotnetraj at 7:12:01 pm on
People have complaint this so often, some even come up with work arounds
and some with their own XHTML Web Controls for ASP.NET
Thought the html generated via ASP.NET 2.0(whidbey) is expected to be XHTML compliant.
you may download a pdf about Validating XHTML within .NET
alternatively u can also use SgmlReader 1.4
to convert html produced to xhtml
Deep inside your Hard Disk...
dotnetraj at 12:14:42 pm on
Ever wondered why your hard disk is full? Or what directory is taking up most of the space? When using conventional disk browsing tools, such as Windows Explorer, these questions may be hard to answer. With SequoiaView however, they can be answered almost immediately. SequoiaView uses a visualization technique called cushion treemaps
to provide you with a single picture of the entire contents of your hard drive. You can use it to locate those large files that you haven't accessed in one year, or to quickly locate the largest picture files on your drive
Download SequoiaView from here
dotnetraj at 9:47:42 am on
is an open source software framework that allows you to painlessly aggregate the computing power of networked machines into a virtual supercomputer and to develop applications to run on the grid.
It has been designed with the primary goal of being easy to use without sacrificing power and flexibility.Alchemi includes:
- The runtime machinery (Windows executables) to construct computational grids.
- A .NET API and tools to develop .NET grid applications and grid-enable legacy applications.
dotnetraj at 12:28:08 pm on
Ever wondered why C# is pronounced C-Sharp and not C-Hash or C-Pound?.. Well if you already play Guitar or ever composed a ringtone for your cell phone you already know what that means...In Guitar for chords based on a chromatic root note (Bb, F# etc), the chords are always listed under the equivalent sharp note. This means that Bb chords are listed as A# and Db as C# and so on...
Flat note Equivalent sharp note
So now you know how to play (with) C#;)
New language G#... on the AOP horizon
Ernest is working on G#(The Generative Programming Language) an Aspect Oriented Language with type-safe code generation capabilities.According to him Its purpose is to generated type-safe code that is injected into a code base at compile-time and run-time. The syntax is a superset of C# 2.0. Unlike other code generation techniques as CodeSmith (Which is a great tool / language), G# is not intended to produce code as a starting point or code for consumption. Instead, G# uses Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) techniques to inject code into the client code. We will quickly cover the basics of AOP since it is still new to most developers.
dotnetraj at 12:18:57 pm on
you may download G# spec from here
Other interesting read: nemerle language for .NET
Code Camp III - Downloads
dotnetraj at 10:37:31 am on
you may download Code Camp III's session material here