I have a MSDN Expert Chat session on Globalizing and Localizing Applications using .NET (2.0)

  Globalizing and Localizing Applications using .NETPlanning on distributing your application to an international audience, there are a number of things you’ll need to keep in mind during the design and development phases. Even if you don’t have such plans, a small effort up front can make things considerably easier should your plans change in…

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Happy Release Year 2005

Happy New Year to Everybody, 2005 comes with loads of Holidays and tons of work. !! ENJOY BOTH !! May this new year gives you….. Independence of JavaPower of UNIXPopularity of WindowsExtensibility of J2EELuxury of .NetEfficiency of CEase of VBRobustness of OracleVision of UMLSimplicity of HTMLStyle of MacDexterity of PhotoshopEnormity of 3D MaxVastness of InternetCompactness…

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Powers of SQL Server

Do you know you can have: 1. 32,767 database per instance of sql server2. 2 billion tables per database3. 1024 columns per table4. 65,535 secondary datafiles per database5. 256 filegroup per database6. bytes per row – 80607. clustered index per table – 18. columns per index – 169. columns per select statement – 409610. files…

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Implementing Flexible Passport Co-branding

Little busy with, recently started implementing Passport flexible co-branding. Just writing up a component for reading co-branding settings from .XML file and produce co-branding html for Passport website. So, soon you can expect some code / if possible the component too. Would like to get some relevant feedback/ideas surrounding how easy it could be implementing…

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Find of the day

Today, I created a new blog on MSN Spaces (BETA). Its one of the coolest blog providers available. you check my blog @ http://spaces.msn.com/members/saurabh. My Comments: Out of the world interface with awesome features. I have hosted this image on the same. Feel the difference.

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How intelligent are you?

Calling all the grey cells; Q. How can you drop a raw egg onto a concrete floorwithout cracking it? Q.If it took eight men ten hours to build a wall, howlong would it take four men to build it? Q.If you had three apples and four oranges in one handand four apples and three oranges…

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Humour of the weekend

Scenario: Two friends preparing to leave for a party (i.e. Ajay & Ankur) They both are getting late. Ankur – Ajay !! Be Fast.Ajay – Oh.. I thought it was C# 🙂Ankur – You didn’t got ready yet? Nothing more to mention, both are C# developers and we can clearly see how IT is integrating in daily…

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How Reference and Value types are stored in memory ?

Introduction: There are basically two types of variables in Common Type System ? 1) Value Type – Get Stored on Stack Memory.2) Reference Type – Get Stored on Managed Heap Memory How this Works?Value types get stored on stack and shared the same process memory, however the Reference Types get stored on Heap and their memory address…

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An insect falls into a mug of beer…

Today, I came across something interesting. Event : An insect falls into a mug of beer… Reactions: Englishman: Throws his mug away and walks out.American: Takes the insect out and drinks the beer.Chinese: Eats the insect and throws the beer away Japanese: Drinks the beer with insect as it is coming free Indian: Didn’t drink the…

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Saurabh’s Believe It Or Not : Home Computer for 2004

First post in my new category “Saurabh’s Believe It Or Not !!” [Image courtesy Manalang via the amazing We Make Money Not Art] Once upon a time, in the era 1950’s….. “Scientists from the RAND Corporation have created this model to illustrate how a “home computer” could look like in year 2004. However the needed…

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