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Architecting Cloud Services for Resiliency

Yesterday, DavidMak and I presented a session on architecting for resiliency. With the advent of...

Author: kalam Date: 06/14/2012

Meet the new Windows Azure

This afternoon 6/7, ScottGu announced an extensive set of new Windows Azure features. There are 3...

Author: kalam Date: 06/07/2012

ESRI UC Presentation – Windows Azure Platform for Enterprises

Here is the content I presented at the ESRI User Conference. Please let me know of there are any...

Author: kalam Date: 07/12/2011

Application Patterns for the Cloud

Cloud computing requires an architecture shift and new development models. Traditional application...

Author: kalam Date: 08/07/2010

Windows Azure MSDN offer extended to 16 months

  Good news for Windows Azure developers using their MSDN Premium or Professional subscription...

Author: kalam Date: 07/22/2010

Project “Houston” CTP now available

  Are you a SQL Azure user - developing without SQL Server Management Studio or VS2010 to...

Author: kalam Date: 07/21/2010

InterGrid brings power of the cloud to desktop users by using the Windows Azure Platform

InterGrid, an ISV based out of New Zealand, provides on-demand HPC solutions for ISVs and prosumers...

Author: kalam Date: 07/14/2010

a1b2c3

Just a few days back, I was talking to a friend of mine who is an avid user of the iPhone. He was...

Author: kalam Date: 04/01/2010

Windows Azure Billing and Administration

As one looks to on-board the Windows Azure Platform it is important to understand the billing and...

Author: kalam Date: 03/30/2010

Silverlight 2 Beta 2 - an overview

If you are based in the US and had a chance to experience Olympics 2008 over the web on...

Author: kalam Date: 09/23/2008

Bringing Outlook Contacts to life using Virtual Earth and VSTO 3.0

Late last year .Net Fx 3.5 and VS 2008 was released and part of this release was the Visual Studio...

Author: kalam Date: 03/24/2008

Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 - the developer perspective

Internet Explorer 8 Beta - Making the Web Work For You Earlier this month at the Mix ‘08 conference...

Author: kalam Date: 03/24/2008

Unveiling .Net Framework 3.5

Earlier this week, on November 19th to be precise, the Developer Division group at Microsoft...

Author: kalam Date: 11/24/2007

Presentation decks from recent talks at the ESRI dev summit

Last week I was at the ESRI dev summit in Palm Springs and gave a couple of talks on ASP.Net AJAX...

Author: kalam Date: 03/28/2007

Session Initiation Protocol 101

Last week I was at the Aspect Consumer Experience conference and attended a session on SIP - here...

Author: kalam Date: 03/13/2007

ListView Presentation - slides and samples

Here are the presentation slides and samples from today's webcast 'An In-depth Look at the ListView...

Author: kalam Date: 01/30/2007

Moving from ASP.Net AJAX Beta2 to RTM

Yesterday, I was moving some of my samples written for ASP.Net AJAX Beta 2 over to RTM and here are...

Author: kalam Date: 01/24/2007

Drum roll please - ASP.Net AJAX v1.0 is now available

ASP.Net AJAX v1.0 debuted this morning and is now available for download. Check this out or read...

Author: kalam Date: 01/23/2007

The ASP.Net ListView control in Visual Studio 'Orcas'

When 'ASP.Net AJAX' (formerly codenamed Atlas) was first released for preview back in Sep 2005, one...

Author: kalam Date: 01/10/2007

ASP.Net AJAX presentation

A couple of weeks back I delivered a presentation on ASP.Net AJAX to our ISV partners. Attached are...

Author: kalam Date: 01/04/2007

Mix 07 - registration is now open...

Check out the Mix 07 site and register at an early bird discounted price. Keynotes being delivered...

Author: kalam Date: 01/04/2007

ASP.Net AJAX 1.0 Release Candidate

Last week, the ASP.Net AJAX team took a major step towards getting web developers closer to moving...

Author: kalam Date: 12/18/2006

ScreenReader Accessibility and Partial Updates in ASP.Net AJAX

Accessibility is an important aspect of software applications. It is ever so important on the web...

Author: kalam Date: 12/05/2006

Error Handling in Partial Rendering Scenarios

When using the UpdatePanel feature in ASP.Net AJAX to update portions of the page using async...

Author: kalam Date: 11/10/2006

UpdateProgress control in ASP.Net AJAX

Partial rendering in ASP.Net via async post-backs is one of the MOST loved and used feature in the...

Author: kalam Date: 11/08/2006

UpdatePanel - In Depth

For all the ASP.Net AJAX (formerly "Atlas") lovers out there, I decided to put together some...

Author: kalam Date: 10/26/2006

WorkFlow - ASP.Net, a match made in...

Couple of weeks back I was at TechEd 2006 and presented on some early thinking on the ASP.Net -...

Author: kalam Date: 06/26/2006

Blinq - changing your applications one database at a time

Last week, the ASP.Net team released the 'Blinq' prototype to the web. There has been a fair bit of...

Author: kalam Date: 06/23/2006

Apocalypse Now

I find it sad that my first blog has to be about a natural calamity that has claimed thousands of...

Author: kalam Date: 12/29/2004