Durgaprasad Gorti's WebLog

Getting supported character sets of an OPOS printer

It is good to return to this blog after several years of not blogging anything.I have been working...

Author: Durgaprasad Gorti Date: 03/31/2015

Outlook quick steps and mouse button programming

I have acciddentally discovered a cool tip. Most of you use the Outlook Quick Steps correct? Now,...

Author: Durgaprasad Gorti Date: 12/01/2011

"Start In" folder is not honored when you launch the command prompt as an administrator

Say you have a command prompt shortcut. You set it to start in a particular folder by editing the...

Author: dgorti Date: 05/10/2010

Embed Ruby code directly inside MSBUILD file using DLR and IronRuby

You know the MSBUILD drill. Everything is a custom task. Need to add two numbers? Write a custom...

Author: dgorti Date: 09/11/2009

Ruby On Rails with IIS 7 - Reloaded

In my last post I mentioned getting into Ruby and making MABUILD and rake work together. I think I...

Author: dgorti Date: 06/17/2009

Calling RAKE from MSBUILD

These days, I am spending quite a bit of time with Ruby, Ruby On Rails and RAKE. I am not into the...

Author: dgorti Date: 06/07/2009

Doing the same thing again and again

A while back in the C++ days, there were class libraries doing things like sending mail,...

Author: dgorti Date: 06/04/2009

To Agile or Not Agile

I have been pondering over the Agile, Iterative, XTreme, waterfall and several other software...

Author: dgorti Date: 01/23/2009

VSTT Controller and Agent setup

In my previous blog article, I pointed out that in a workgroup environment, Windows XP has the force...

Author: dgorti Date: 10/02/2007

In Rosario Team Foundation Server, significant new functionality is added for liking work item...

Author: dgorti Date: 09/26/2007

VSTT Controller, agent in a workgroup

So I moved from the networking group to Visual Studio Team System Test. Recently, I was...

Author: dgorti Date: 09/21/2007

Using a Network Monitor

These days connected applications are everywhere. Web Services and Indigo based applications are...

Author: dgorti Date: 10/29/2005

Getting SubnetMask through System.Net.NetworkInformation

Some people have asked me how to get the SubnetMask for the network interfafce. The subnet mask is...

Author: dgorti Date: 10/04/2005

Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted

Lets say that you are invoking a web service from another web service. Both are on the same box. You...

Author: dgorti Date: 09/18/2005

I spoke at the PDC 2005

I presented System.Net tips and tricks. I did the lunch session on Tuesday and Wednesday. Lunch...

Author: dgorti Date: 09/17/2005

Please post your questions to http://forums.microsoft.com/msdn/ShowForum.aspx?ForumID=40

If you have questions on the System.Net [managed network programming api's]please post your...

Author: dgorti Date: 09/17/2005

When using System.Net or Web Services, you might want to receive or send cookies, perhaps for...

Author: dgorti Date: 08/16/2005