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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Article on HTTP Handler like functionality for WinForms

I am done with my article on Application Event Handler for Win Forms. If you all can recollect from my previous post (http://blogs.msdn.com/saurabhv/archive/2004/11/11/255589.aspx) You can read the same from http://www.codeproject.com/vb/net/aeh.asp. (Don’t forget to rate and provide your valuable feedback and help me in improving….)

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Movies on VB.NET

Something for VB.NET guys and I am sure they will love it. Microsoft has released some 101 short movies for VB.NET Developers to help them enjoy VB.NET more… Some posters:                         [Pictures from http://msdn.microsoft.com] Exciting enough !! Interested in knowing the URL: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/atthemovies/default.aspx

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Ever wondered writing an HTTP Handler for WinForms

Today, I am writing an Application Event Handler Component (AEHC) for any  WinForm Application in .NET. AEHC is an event handler for your winforms application, The primary functionality of this component is to raise an event after every forms load into memory. So that we can handle its event for performing any custom code processing and…

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SPOT – Smart Personal Object Technology

Yesterday, my friend Anil told something about SPOT watches, whatever he said was quite interesting and exiciting. So, I thought of sharing my KB on the same. What is SPOT?SPOT turns for Smart Personal Object Technology. I am quite sure that couple of people must be aware of SPOT – again an Microsoft Initiative 🙂 …

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Secrets of Visual Inheritance

Nice article on Visual Inheritance: http://www.codeproject.com/dotnet/visualForm.asp

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