Friday, October 31, 2008

Appropriate header not found...

I wrote this email, blogged here, approximately 2 years ago, and mailed it to my college group. And people were asking me questions at that time. But certainly, I was denying any truth in the email. But today I can say, Yes, that email is valid now.

I am soon to be a father. EDD is sometime in April 09 am excited. Well not exactly excited, Its a mixed reaction:-
I am happy
I am worried
I am sad
I am having goose bumps
I am crying
I am nauseated

Well, hell lot of things. I am sure it will take some time in getting acquainted with the situation. Sinking in with the feeling.

I should be happy and should take care of my different worries. M is still happy, cheerful, but gets tired pretty soon as compared. More over her shape is still same.

My future blogs will contain more about the Doctor's visit and M's changing situation.

Moving from Yahoo! 360

So finally i took the plunge and decided to move on...and now I am on I was on Yahoo 360 for almost about 2 years, but recently, these guys made the page so heavy that almost all the time times, it doesn't open. so now yes, I am now at
Please visit Yahoo! 360 for my previous posts.

Monday, October 27, 2008

My Wife's Email to her friends

Yesterday I was a new born baby to my parents.

After few days I started going to the school and my parents were bothered that I would bring one or the other boys with me and introduce to them saying ... mom .. meet my boyfriend. Well I crossed that age, without bothering my parents and the boys' too.

I went to college, first step outside home and parents were again bothered...I might introduce them with there son in law...telling them that we are going to have a baby in few months... well I went past through that again and married to the man of my dreams and my parents too :)

Well I now have a new job and parents are again bothered that I might just lost in the worldly politics... Well this is life. You complete one full circle and then see the same in your child.

Today when I look into the eyes of my young kid, I can see the whole world in her eyes and at the same time visualize my days too.

First Life
First Day
First Touch
First School
First Girl
First College
First Boyfriend
First Job
First Husband and will be last too :)
First Baby and will not be last though ;)
First Family
First Home

The Complete Family

I hope by now everybody would start wondering, M and babies, well does not sound that bad though :), as this is surely MY story. You guessed it right friends!

In this group till yesterday we were spreading and sharing news (we still are) of getting married with the love *OF* there life. Now soon everybody(hopefully) should start sharing and spreading the news of the love *IN* there life.

Wishing good luck to all the new mommies and the mommies in the process :) Well Dads...will have to wait till girls bring there boyfriends home and boys will do a night out.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Excerpts of MS NE Roadshow

  • Entity Data Model
    • Abstraction
    • Focuses on Entities and Relationship.
  • Entity Types
  • Association Types
  • Navigation Properties
    • Entities Can contain
  • Simple Types
  • Complex Types
    • Relationships are first class types.
  • Mapping
    • EDM Requires three XML Files
      • The conceptual model CSDL
      • The definition of the store SSDDL
      • Mapping between the two MSL
  • Tool
  • Entity Clients
    • Connection
    • Command
    • DataReader
    • Parameter
    • No Data adapter(Read Only)
      • How to change the data? Use object services.
  • Linq to Entity
    • Object Services
  • Entity Provider
    • Readonly, Text based
      • Object Service
      • Return objects
      • Object Identity
      • Change Tracking
      • Concurrency for updates
  • Why Entity Framework
    • Completely optional
    • Flexible
    • Linq Support
  • Entity Framework Query Sample

ASP.Net Dynamic Data -> ORYX (Codename)



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Mix Online

Here we share a mix of video interviews with people shaping the industry and posts that connect the dots on topics important to you.

UI, UX, RIA -> Rich Internet Applications

XBAP – Xaml, Browser Application -

REST ~ SOAP – Protocol

Representational State Transfer

  • Every resource on a web is unique
  • Message among intermediaries should be self descriptive
  • Resources are manipulated through representation
  • Hypermedia is the engine of application state

Amazon - Simple Storage Service -

Channel 9 -

IIS 7 URL Rewrite Module -

Unit testing

Flex your Right BICEP

  • Right Results
  • Boundary Conditions
  • Inverse Relationships
  • Cross Check Results
  • Error Condition
  • Performance

Arrange Act Assert

Good tests are

  • Repeatable
  • Independent of each other
  • Not Reliant on order
  • Run with each other
  • Often longer then tested code
  • Transient
  • Refactor test code mercilessly

Test Driven Development

  • A development (not testing) Methodology
  • Write test code before implementation
  • The test is the requirement
    • No test no coding
  • Tests are run with every change

Use NCover for code coverage.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Assembly GAC

Assembly GAC

I am not sure if anybody has seen a assembly GAC like this. I found it, when I finished debugging on one of the applications.