Microsoft @ 30 …

A little analysis of Microsoft’s business according to this Forbes article.  

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SIP Phone convenience…

Technology has evolved again. I’ve been doing MSN messenger with my mum with audio and video for about 24 months now. This is all great technologies and great video quality [especially with Logitech camera] since we have broadband on both end. The problem is since she don’t know how to operate a computer, she have to…

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DHTML and Bezier

While browsing around I stumbled into this site http://pupius.co.uk/download/articles/bezier_curves/ Simple yet interesting effects.

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Try not to get towed away for parking violation …

This can happen to anyone. At least it happened to 2 of my collegues recently. Since it’s more and more frequent these days, I thought I need to write something about it. If you are interest, click here.

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Avalon DrawingContext …

DrawingContext is Avalon’s equivalent of hdc (handle to device context) in Win32 programming or Graphics in GDI+. It provides us with low level calls to render/draw on the surface (screen/print/other visuals). Here’s a list of useful draw method in DrawingContext: 1.  DrawDrawing2.  DrawEllipse3.  DrawGeometry4.  DrawGlyphs5.  DrawImage6.  DrawLine7.  DrawRectangle8.  DrawRoundedRectangle9.  DrawSubLineCollection10. DrawText11. DrawVideo Most of the time,…

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A tale of multiple login [Passport, private site login++] …

I have this funny experience with logins recently. If you are interested to know more, click here. It is about login error and system confusion. Since this is personal, I’m just going to link to my private site.

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E-Government leadership survey …

I was suprise to see that there are such study being made. I kinda browse it thru. This document is interesting. Click here for the document. [beware its 90+ pages]

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source code for Avalon WINHEC NNTP reader …

This post is a follow up for http://blogs.msdn.com/digitalnetbizz/archive/2004/05/11/130291.aspx Some details of this sample project, I create this project to test out some features of Avalon [WinHEC version]. It’s currently all C# and MSBUILD. I have touched a few areas but on all – 1. Grid and other layout. 2. Animation 3. UIContext and Worker Thread…

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NNTP Reader built 100% using Avalon [WinHEC version]

Just finishing fine tuning my NNTP reader. This is a stateless news reader that requires outgoing permission to TCP Port 119. I guessed NNTP is less and less important since many corporation is blocking access out to abritary port these days. Once I zip up my app with source code (and find a location to…

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