Windows 8 AppFest: 21st & 22nd Sept, Bangalore India

  Microsoft is hosting one of its kind AppFest for Window 8 in Bangalore India. Few thousand like minded people(read Windows 8 developers, fans and enthusiasts) will gather for a marathon programming session. For no less than 24 hours! Yes! That’s right. You can get a real head start on your Windows Store app or…


Live Now: Visual Studio 2012 Launch Event

  Finally the wait is over and the latest and greatest Visual Studio version, Visual Studio 2012, is now officially launched! Launch Event For more details: Visual Studio Blog Somasegar’s blog Jason Zander’s Blog for 12 reasons to upgrade Cheers!    


How to: Create your first ever Windows 8 app (and see how easy it is)

  If you are a developer and if you are yet to create your first Windows 8 app, then this is the best time to do that. I am listing down those simple steps which you will need to follow. I am sure you will be amazed to notice how easy it is to get…


One thing you must do when: Request.Url.Host is returning an unexpected result

  Scenario: You are using Request.Url.Host property in your web application. You are expecting it to return the friendly host name but it is returning the NetBIOS name of server instead, or vice-versa, there are many possible combination on how this could go wrong. But the bottom line is, Request.Url.host property is not returning the…