November 2005 - Posts

People, winter is here :)
29 November 05 12:43 AM
I am just back from the wedding ceremony of my colleague. It was a nice and descent ceremony really enjoyed the time – I guess it was coz of the fact that my old office friends were there. While coming back I really enjoyed really fast driving and cold Read More...
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May day May day...
26 November 05 12:05 AM
...I guess Khurram should be there... so again, delaying the coffee shop gathering plan... Read More...
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VS 2005 & SQL Server 2005 in Lahore!!!!
24 November 05 10:07 PM
Great news people! As you know that VS 2005 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is out of beta and ready to go. Now the people behind the TechNet & MSDN Roadshow bring the much-awaited launch to our own city - the city of Lahore! They are coming to Lahore Read More...
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Bloggers gathering call!
23 November 05 11:32 PM
So people, what about this Saturday the 23rd of November at 2000 Hours? I will suggest “Bee’s Hive” near Hussain Chowk, Firdoos Market, Lahore. For directions, just drop a line at inbox@fahadkhalil.com. Almost end of November is here and still no rain Read More...
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It's like ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knife!
22 November 05 12:32 AM
I must appreciate the post by Aziz about Oracle. I am specifically refering to ... Now I know why oracle guys are paid more because oracle is difficult because it is difficult to do small things in oracle easily. :). This sentence is like a whole sea Read More...
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Responding Aziz....
20 November 05 01:12 AM
Refering to Aziz's post, I am unable to post comments on his post... I guess there is some problem with the skin he is using. Can somebody check it please? wow... I would love to do the consultancy :) About oracle ... well, I might have taken the pleasure Read More...
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Visual Studio 2005...
16 November 05 12:23 AM
I have just started to develop an offline project of mine using Visual Studio .NET 2005. Visual Studio 2005 rocks! I have done one week's work in a day. .NET Rulez to the Maxx! Beside this, really enjoying days of my life - working hard in office, designing/developing Read More...
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Tadaa...
14 November 05 11:28 PM
Ladies and gentle, I am pleased to announce that I have finally switched to Microsoft .NET framework 2.0. Now I will be developing software using Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition. I have got the CD from my office. I will get DVD version tomorrow Read More...
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Express editions...
10 November 05 11:17 PM
Yes Ayy Bee boy... I know about oracle express edition. You know Rizwan is from Oracle and today when I told him about VS express stuffy, he said yea oracle has some big plans as well... but anyway, even if oracle offers itself @ free, I will not use Read More...
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Business Entities ... old story but new colors!
10 November 05 11:15 PM
In this new project of mine, we are making sure that application architecture is very mature and has a very solid base. Beside other problems, like always we had an debate during the process of finalizing how we will model our entities. One thing was Read More...
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Custom controls and misc thingies...
07 November 05 08:33 PM
Aziz posted reply to my previous post ... If you look at the code of a custom control, you will find some useful information as attributes on the top of the class. For example, check out... /// <summary> /// Summary description for MyTextBox. /// Read More...
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VISTA DB!
07 November 05 10:13 AM
VistaDB 2.1 database for .NET has been released This 2.1 update includes over 60 improvements, including new support for .NET 2.0 and Visual Studio 2005. VistaDB is a small-footprint, embedded SQL database alternative to Jet/Access, MSDE and SQL Server Read More...
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A Dedication..
06 November 05 11:08 PM
To the doomed. To the forgotten. To the misunderstood. To the misbegotten. To the doomed and forgotten misbegotten who have been frequently misunderstood. To the melancholy, the lonely, the lost, the weary, the hopelessly anguished, the bitterly distraught, Read More...
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Eid Greetings
03 November 05 03:32 PM
Eid Greetings to everyone around... Read More...
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Ugly looking custom controls in designer?
01 November 05 10:15 PM
On this new project, we are very carefully designing the whole solution. I will be posting what we are doing. Now about current topic, we have decided to introduce a layer between ASP .NET server controls. We will define our own custom controls and will Read More...
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Ajax.net free library with source code
01 November 05 12:56 AM
Check this Ajax library which comes free with source code. Its available for 1.1 and 2.0 versions of the .net. I have yet to check it out but the examples on the page looks really cool. Check out the cool presentation, it contains some cool ideas about Read More...
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Coffee Time and Certifications...
01 November 05 12:40 AM
I got some comments about the get together at some coffee shop. It’s perfectly okay with me to change the date time. Khurram has suggested Monday evening, but I would recommend the evening of Saturday, 12th of November. So, what you people think/comment Read More...
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