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Teucer's Quiver Me && .net November 2006 Entries
Can a web app be offline and work like a smart client? YES it can
I am a strong supporter of smart clients. They could not have been anything better than smart clients. Smart clients are the big thing for any of us developers who write code for the desktop. But I do keep in touch with some of those things happening in the web world in which I spent a fair amount of time. Smart clients are basically those client side apps which have these 4 characteristics specified below 1. Intelligent Deployment and update2. Local resource utilization for UX3. Connected and operate ......

Posted On Monday, November 20, 2006 6:11 PM

Security considerations for smart client applications - I
Security is one of the areas which I am constantly interested in and as my work revolves around smart clients in the last few years I decided to write down this post. Many of these items described below would apply not only to smart clients but for most applications (irrespective of Web services, Server side apps, alike). I don't consider myself a strong SQL developer hence I am not comfortable right now to post such security considerations for SQL code. May be some day later. Do note that these ......

Posted On Saturday, November 18, 2006 7:29 PM

DebuggerNonUserCode attribute
Today I was debugging some code and was not able to break into some code of a component; the debugger just failed to recognize it. Turns out the method was decorated with the [DebuggerNonUserCodeAttribu... Its a neat way to restrict code from being debugged/stepped into. The attribute can be applied to structs, classes, methods, properties and as one may guess not for interfaces. Do note that these attributes are useful only to debugging tools so if you end up writing an implementation for ICorDebug ......

Posted On Thursday, November 16, 2006 7:15 PM

After the 100th Post... what next?
Yes the last post was my 100th post. Nitin, a dear friend of mine who also is a blogger (got introduced by Tejas) did ask me some time ago why I stopped blogging. No reasons there of everything should be considered an excuse if I had to state any :(. So my resolution after posting the 100th post to my blog is to keep blogging at a decent frequency and I shall genuinely undertake this exercise . Next what am I doing these days? Well... For starters I am in Seattle and contracting at Microsoft. I am ......

Posted On Monday, November 13, 2006 3:17 PM

Do developers really need money or something else?
Came across a post from Software by Rob blog which has an interesting article about what developers (old school programmers many of them you can say like me...) really need in a programming job. Many of those points seem to be too true. But in my personal analysis I am opinionated I should say. Partly because I am not doing a day in night out coding job these days... But then for now I shall keep my thoughts to myself :) ......

Posted On Monday, November 13, 2006 2:27 PM

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