.NET 4.0 Unleashed

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Cities can sleep – but Microsoft won’t let people sleep.  They are back with a bang with their new .NET 4.0 and an improved IDE – Visual Studio 2010 that pro...

Strong Naming an existing assembly

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Now this is one problem that we face when we use a 3rd party DLL, which is not-strongly named & we still want to dump it to GAC. So, lets see the 5-step ...

VS 2008 : Plugin Pop-up issue

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While adding a pop-up to a plugin, designed in VS 2008, one of the commonly faced problem is: Error 1 The best overloaded method match for 'EnvDTE80.Commands...

the ‘geek’ feeling

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People portray human beings as easily, by their short or long term communication or by the previously held merits, as they see themselves in the clean mirror...

Two Moments

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Two Moments by Puneet Ghanshani 26th August, 2008 Two moments shall be rememebered ever, One that made us meet, Other after which, we have to leave. Two mome...

An atom of peace!

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What a beautiful night is it! It appears as if God has drawn a blanket of twinkling stars and has asked the moon to keep them entertained. A feeling of cooln...

Fir Subah ho na…

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Fir Subah ho na.. by Puneet Ghanshani 24th August, 2008 Fir subah hamari na ho agar, To ankhe band kar, pukar lena, Aa nahi paenge to kya hua, Khabar tumhari...

Franchising

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Franchising Definition: A continuing relationship between the producer/owner of the product and its business clone (also called as Franchise) is termed as F...

Bin kahi baat

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Bin kahi baat by Puneet Ghanshani Written on: 22nd July, 2008 Le baitha hun kalaam aur kagaz, likhne pyaar ki baat... Khat un tak pahunchta nahi, na samajhte...

DLINQ

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DLinq (Data - Language Integrated Query) in .Net is one of the new & powerful feature that Microsoft has introduced in .NET 3.5 framework. Overview of Li...

Bluetooth with C#

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Bluetooth Manager has following functionalities: 1. Discovery of devices 2. Finding out MAC address 3. Sending a File through Bluetooth You can search the d...

Ajax with MOSS

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Queries asked by almost every MOSS resource: Integrating Ajax with MOSS: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blogs/mike/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=3 Using AjaxCo...

Tehelka

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I was completely moved looking at the state of our nation and how we Indians respond to it. We sit silently towards our television set, looking at the merci...

WSS vs MOSS

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This article provides a comprehensive comparison of features present in WSS vs those in MOSS 2007. How we nail these features down? This is going to be an ...

Microsoft .NET Interview Questions

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This page was first available under the title 'discuz'; however due to several structural changes in the architecture of the site (a move from static to CMS)...

SQL CE - Pros & Cons

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The new SQL CE for the mobile applications has some striking features. In this post, let me list some of its advantages & disadvantages: Advantages: Ta...

Date Format in GridView ASP.NET 2.0

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One of the common objectives in projects is to display date in M-DD-YYYY format in GridView. The GridView may be bound dynamically from a database, XML, CSV...

Urdu : Mein Neevi, mera murshid

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Mein Neevi, mera murshid uccha, O' mein Neevi, mera murshid uccha, Sadke javaan unha, ucchiyaa de, Jina neeviya naal nibhayaan, O' miya! What a fantastic Ur...

Gallery

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Regex: To match C#, Java, VB.Net Comments

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Ever worked on removing comments from a C#, Java, VB and VB.Net code? Well, just adding 2 reg-ex to your library... Click Regexlib.com to navigate to the act...

Nights of dreams, days of no-gains…

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I am dead, calls my soul, Love and lust, have left me alone, I wish I were this free, Ever ago, Tears then would’ve never flown. O’ what love had I been in...

Increasing simultaneous downloads in Vista

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By default, Vista allows only 2 simultaneous downloads using IE. To increase the number of downloads, follow these steps: 1. Log in as an administrator 2. C...

Why Vista?

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Why Vista! Virus Protection Windows Defender ships in free of cost with Vista, allowing you to protect your PC from virus and malicious code. You can update...

Validation

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Let's today understand Data Validation The first principle: Assume no data to be valid. Second principle : The rigidness of your rules will testify the va...

Now a published poet as well ;)

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Kudos! I pat my back as I write this... Thanks God for your blessings on me. I am now a published poet (following the laws of inheritance ;) ). My poetry B...

Ajax - what not to do!

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Since past two years, I have been involved in consulting services at my organization and have faced several queries on various technologies such as ASP.NET, ...

Let go your ego!

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[Excerpt from a mail] There was once a learned scientist after a lot of practice and efforts developed a formula and learned the art of reproducing himself....

Faith - II

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First post: /2006/09/12/faith/ Ever observed a flower grow? It blooms as a tender bud and with time, it matures itself. Its petals, that at first are close...

Aloof in thoughts!

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Aloof in thoughts! by Puneet Ghanshani I see you sit lonely in that corner, Aloof, in thoughts, speechless in that manner, And then a little movement of you...

Only Numbers in TextBox

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Requirement: TextBox in C# should accept only numbers as input. Solution: Raise an event KeyPress and paste following line of code. private void txtInput_Key...

De-branding

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Heard someone speak in the board room, "We need to sell our product without its brand name!" Yes. That is true. I remember a company while launching a NPD -...

Color Psychology

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Let me first set the expectations right. This article does not deal with any Psychology Course; nor is it an abstract from any good book. It is an observat...

De omnibus dubitandum

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‘Why?' and ‘why not?' are one of the smallest sentences that stem the world of invention. Inventions happen either by luck, by chance or by the inquisitiven...

Psychometric Test with Answers

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One of my friends, who is just to face some interview, reminded me of my college days and some preparation stuff that we compiled for ourselves. I do not rec...

Configuring SMTP in .Net

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One of the easiest way to configure a mail service on .NET site is to create a SMTP class and call its function SendMail. using System; using System.Data; ...

Change

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[Previous Home Page of www.ganshani.com] Change is the only constant in this world! Who said these words, when and why are all questions that matter not as ...

Server Application Unavailable

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Now, this is specially for ASP.NET 2.0 developers, who host web applications on a shared IIS. After deployment, if you have ever received an error message fo...

Sunna Ghar…

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Mann me hai kasak si, Dil me ik tufaan hai, Baat kahein kisse hum, Ab to aaena bhi naraaz hai, Sajne-sawarne ki na koi aas hai, Intezaar me unke kat-ti raat ...

Waqt

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Waqt se uljhe, ki apno se door ho jate hai, Yaadon me hum unke, ghadiya ginte jaate hai, Beete pal, hume itna yaad aate hai, Aaena dekhe, to aansun aankho me...

transITion.

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What a beautiful day that was! 22nd February, 2008. For me, the day started at 6:00 AM in the morning and ended at 3:30 AM. One of the longest day, for m...

Albert Einstein - an inspiration!

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1955. The year 1955 was one of the gloomiest years of the history of science. Albert Einstein, a person, who is believed to have used the maximum amount of h...

Human Resource.

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An attempt to salute the Human Resource team of an organization - a link between the top management and the employees. The team that cares so much for their...

Day out with friends :)

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Today was one of the most enjoyable day after a long time. My friends circle had left for their future studies and since then - there was no big outing. Bu...

Uncomfortable? :(

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All of us tend to live within a narrow boundary that we define as our own comfort zone. We know that pretty much anything that we attempt between the walls t...

Dynamically add tags to ASP.NET page

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I was creating a web-application for one of my clientele, where I was supposed to add Meta-Tags dynamically to ASP.NET page. This kind of worried me for som...

The Stock Market: 22nd January, 2008

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Rs 6 trillion loss on 21st January, 2008 - but its still not over! I was playing Table Tennis, when my cell flashed up the news - Markets down by 10%. What??...

Aapae Ranjhan Hoe

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I love reading literature - specially the Sindhi and the Punjabi literature. Both these literatures are full of learnings and practical values of our life. ...

Jeetega Gujarat :)

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This reminds me of a famous Latin slogan ‘Veni, Vidi, Vici’ (translates to I came, I saw, I conquered) Congratulations, Narendra Modi! It brings immense plea...

Beauty in the ‘incomplete’

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Beauty in the ‘incomplete' by Puneet Ghanshani (aka ‘Peterson') Things - complete - are not as beautiful as the incomplete ones. My attempt to understand t...

The awesome ‘Taare Zameen Par’

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If you haven’t seen the latest Hindi movie - ‘Taare Zameen Par’, I guess there is still a pending task in your TO-DO list. Don’t ask me why!The movie brings...