Interesting reading for August-05-2006

A Spec-tacular Failure – A rant by Jeff Atwood on why the ID3 spec totally suxx. Google Code Project Hosting – A replacement for Sourceforge? – A good overview of google code base. An Idiot’s Guide to Neural Networks – Something a programmer can use. What’s new in JavaScript 1.7 – Looks like they took […]

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Dynamic web service proxies need to be loaded from disk

In our application we generate web service proxies at runtime itself using something similar to this. Initially we were generating the assembly in memory by using ICodeCompiler interface and setting CompilerParameters.GenerateInMemory to true. This works fine but throws an exception when you try to invoke a web service, the message of the exception goes something […]

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Interesting reading for 1-August-2006

Getting system level access from a limited account in WinXp – This video shows how you can get “system” level access very easily on a WinXp box. Looks totally possible. The basic crux is that we run a scheduled task that launches command prompt, since scheduler is run by the system account, we get a […]

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w.bloggar

I have been really frustrated with the current web based editor that comes with WordPress. One of the biggest problems was the time it took to write anything and secondly the lack of a spell checker. I came across w.bloggar on Download Squad and was pleased to find WP support. This is my first post […]

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Interesting reading for July-31-2006

Death of the command line – A.P Lawerence puts down his thoughts on the command line. Frankly my head is so full of other CS stuff that I could barely fit in command lines and their arguments. Command line tools tend to be less discoverable and need constant reinforcement to remember than the GUI counterparts […]

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Treemaps for space constrained visualization

I have been using WinDirStat for quite some time now to visualize my hard disk usage and to clean up when disk space was low. But it was just yesterday that I realized that the cool visualization that is used by WinDirStat actually has a name “Treemaps” and has a lot of interesting history behind […]

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Setting up wireless LAN

I recently moved into my new house and wanted to setup a wireless LAN for my home. So I read through some sites on how to setup a wireless LAN and for the router I decided to buy the Linksys WRT45GS. My ISP in Delhi is Hathway and the provide internet over an ethernet cable, […]

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NDepend 2.0 released

Patrick has released version 2.0 of his absolutely cool code analyzer NDepend .The VisualNDepend tool is looking slick and Code Query Lanaguage looks damn interesting. Also be sure to take a look at the metrics that are generated by NDepend, very nice. Also while you’re at the site be sure to check out his excellent […]

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