My Adventures with Microsoft Technologies

Azure management Libraries for .NET

Ever wondered on how to manage Azure using .NET instead of PowerShell. Get yourselves introduced to...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 05/26/2014

Microsoft Maniacs - User group

Are you living in and around DC? Would you prefer to attend 100+ Microsoft fans meet-up and...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 04/13/2014

Azure and MSDN subscription

Do you know that your MSDN subscription can bring some Azure credits to you monthly? Yes. Based on...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 04/13/2014

Want to try Azure for free?

If you want to try Windows Azure, need not to worry for paying to Microsoft. Get the free pass from...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 12/09/2011

Learn on IOCompletion threads and worker threads from this short video

Watch this video to learn about 1. When to use IO Completion threads and worker threads. 2. The...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/16/2011

Threading deep dive – Day 10

In the previous day we saw what would happen underneath when we create a managed thread and how it...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 09/09/2008

Threading deep dive – Day 9

Atomic operation on Multi-core / Multi processors machine. Executing atomic operation is relatively...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 08/08/2008

Threading deep dive – Day 8

Volatile Read / Writes MSDN says "The volatile modifier is usually used for a field that is accessed...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 08/04/2008

Threading deep dive – Day 7

Reads / Writes to the memory Before we jump in to atomic operations, I would like to give some...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 07/08/2008

How to constrain your server?

Today our team wanted to perform load testing our application on a low end server. The server we...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/26/2008

Threading deep dive – Day 6

What are locks? When there is a shared value that can be accessed by all the threads from your...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/25/2008

Threading deep dive – Day 5

When to go for multiple threads? The general guidelines as to when to go for Multi threading depends...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/24/2008

Threading deep dive – Day 3

What is context switch? The process of switching from one thread to another thread to share the...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/22/2008

Threading deep dive – Day 2

Each and every thread that executes your code statements will undergo whatever we discussed in day1....

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/21/2008

Threading deep dive – Day 1

Recently I gave a session to our team members about threads and Thread pools in .NET. I made deep...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/18/2008

How to make your function parameter to jump over stack

I faced a interesting problem while coding today. I had call stack like the following FunctionD...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 04/03/2008

Text data and Compression

Most of the developers believe that we can get good compression ratio if we compress text data. They...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 03/29/2008

MSOffice Mobile 6.1 Upgrade

Office Mobile 6.1 is now released. Here is the download link With this upgrade one can work with...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 12/07/2007

Optimize Managed Code For Multi-Core Machines

How to write managed code that consumes the full capability of Multi-core / Multi-Processor...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 10/30/2007

Beware of MemoryStream.GetBuffer() method

How about controlling [moving slides back and forth] powerpoint presentation that runs in laptop...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 08/06/2007

Recording Phone Conversation Programmatically

It is impossible to record telephone conversation programmatically using windows Mobile APIs. The...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 07/29/2007

How to Intercept SMS messages in .NET CF 1.0?

using Microsoft.WindowsMobile.PocketOutlook; using...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 07/04/2007

OpenNETCF.org

Found this link usefull. http://www.opennetcf.org/home.ocf for Good articles, CF libraries, Samples...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 07/02/2007

Send SMS Programmatically

Here is the snippet to send SMS programmatically using Microsoft.WindowsMobile.PocketOutlook;...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/23/2007

AUTD Implementation

Wanted to implement Directpush in the application that Im currently working on. So searched for best...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/21/2007

Emulator and Bluetooth

Today I was trying to connect the emulator to my laptop through bluetooth. I got my blue tooth...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/19/2007

Bluetooth on Managed code

Just read about writting bluetooth applications using Managed code from this link. Interesting....

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/18/2007

DirectPush

AUTDv2 is Directpush. Directpush can be simply thought of delyed response to the request. The mobile...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/15/2007

What is AUTD?

What is AUTD? Always UpTo Date. This is the feature of Exchange server to keep its mobile client...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/14/2007

How to make running application to uninstall itself?

Today I had this requirement. The application that running in windows mobile has to uninstall...

Author: Rajapadmanaban Narayanaswamy Date: 06/13/2007