January 2005 - Posts

Any Homer Simpson fan here?
31 January 05 11:43 AM
Yea, here is me... some of the greatest quotes by Homer Simpson... Hello? Operator! Give me the number for 911! What about those red balls they have on car aerials so you can spot your car in a park. I think all cars should have them! [thinks] Oh! Bart Read More...
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How can this world be so cruel!
24 January 05 10:41 PM
Back after amazing holidays! Today I celebrated another extra off day. Weather was great during these holidays and I really enjoyed late night sittings with friends. Back to the point, I mean how can be world so cruel: they never told me about WIKI! I Read More...
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ASP .NET and control focus after PostBack...
19 January 05 03:29 PM
ASP .NET came up with a revolution in web development. PostBack is one the features ASP .NET which enables developers to write server side event handlers. The inherited problem of this feature was losing the focus after PostBack. This problem becomes Read More...
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Saving Passwords...
17 January 05 11:57 PM
As a general principle one should never store even an encrypted version of the user's password. You should instead store a hash of the password. When authenticating a user you hash the the password they provide and compare that hash with the one in the Read More...
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Back to Work!
17 January 05 11:43 PM
Well yes, back to office after a sunny sunday. During this weekend, I redesigned my personal website and have updated my CV. Just check out fahadkhalil.com :) Fahad Khalil (tried to post this message today but network was down...) Read More...
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Just off-the-record...
14 January 05 11:20 PM
During my studies, like every second student, I was very interested in Artificial Intelligence. With the passage of time, this passion died. Today I was just thinking about my old concepts... so here I go... What is an intelligent system? A system that Read More...
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How to develop transactional .NET web services?
14 January 05 12:53 PM
... was just reading this article, hope it will turn out to be good ... Read More...
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Is this future ??
13 January 05 08:47 PM
Just a random thought ... right now I am working for one of the best software houses in Pakistan and engaged in developing a world class banking system. It is basically a treasury software which will help a bank in managing its global trading activities, Read More...
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Difference between architecture and design
13 January 05 03:05 PM
Architecture reflects business needs, design not. Therefore different architects imply different business needs but different designs can imply the same problem. Read More...
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MSMQ in .NET
11 January 05 04:49 PM
Messaging frameworks play important role in enterprise development. Here is a great article on using MSMQ. Lot's of gotcha's covered: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/vbcon/html/vbwlkwalkthroughcreatingqueuesworkingwithmessages.asp Read More...
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Some CMM Buzz Words...
02 January 05 01:40 PM
Few days back, I p articipated in CBA-IPI Appraisal as FAR of my team. During the training sessions I have learnt a lot about CMM and its processes. Here is the list of Buzz Words which can be a good reading stuff for a CS person. Non-Conformity : Non-conformity Read More...
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