MEDC India 2006, Bangalore

Hi Folks… The 1st ever Microsoft Mobile & Embedded Developer Conference in India – MEDC-India 2006 – was held at Bangalore’s Grand Ashok Hotel during the 4th-6th April 2006. Aarthi and I delivered a session on Creating Custom Controls For Managed Code With Designtime Support In Visual Studio 2005, targeted at folks indulging in custom…

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Destination SQL Server 2005 (Mobile Edition)

Hi Folks… The title of this post may make it sound like a movie. But it ain’t. This is a contemporary post noir set on the devices of a gritty, yet colorful SQL Server neighborhood… 😀 (That was gross, I concur! Hopefully the meat of the post will have some substance and better humor than…

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Understanding the TypeDescriptor: A Metadata Engine for Designtime Code

Hi folks – long time no see… E.L.D.S.? Yeah, sure! Never mind that, here is a dump of my understanding of the TypeDescriptor. Hope you find it useful! What is Metadata in the context of CLR? Read all about it here. And what makes this concept really powerful is that any code can access the…

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