Microsoft joins the open-source Eclipse Foundation

Microsoft has made an announcement regarding its association with Eclipse foundation, which is an open source group known for its Eclipse IDE offering. The foundation also offers many other Developer tools. The association implies that Microsoft will now shake hands with other Eclipse sponsors like Google, Novell, IBM, Debeka and Oracle. Known that Microsoft offers its own IDE i.e. Visual Studio, this announcement has given a surprise to the world of Computers. Microsoft, however, is actually Read more [...]


Over the last few years we have seen the rise of a new type of databases, known as NoSQL databases, that are challenging the dominance of relational databases. Relational databases have dominated the software industry for a long time providing mechanisms to store data persistently. A NoSQL database provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that is modeled in means other than the tabular relations used in relational databases. NoSQL what it means ? NoSQL means Not Only SQL, Read more [...]

Facebook Laws in India

Facebook Laws in India Think before you post Before posting on Facebook, Ask yourself one question. If this comment were about my family, or me, Would I be offended? If your answer is yes, DO NOT post.   Is it legal to ridicule a Government official or Minister on Facebook? ü No Ridiculing a Government official or Minister on Facebook could be illegal under the following laws: Sedition Defamation Sending offensive electronic messages Plus, if the Minister or official is a woman, it Read more [...]


  What is Windows Azure? Windows Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for the Windows Azure platform. Windows Azure provides developers with on-demand compute and storage to host, scale, and manage web applications on the internet through Microsoft datacenters. Windows Azure is a flexible platform that supports multiple languages and integrates with your existing on-premises environment. To build applications Read more [...]

Microsoft Silverlight – A next Gen RIA Technology

Before we ahead with this topic. Let me tell you that this is with the reference to my earlier post. As i had mention Silverlight as a RIA technology to develop Applications. If you have not read that article do read What is RIA ? Microsoft Silverlight is a free web-browser plug-in that enables interactive media experiences, rich business applications and immerse mobile apps. Windows? Check. Mac? Check. Linux? Check. Silverlight works on all major OS's plus all major browsers, including Firefox, Read more [...]

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Introduction to Next Generation Applications – RIA

The web application development is more than just reaching or providing users with the desired information. Present day customers are more demanding and they have high expectations from applications they access on the web. The customers want to move from just reading the text from the web to writing and contributing information on it. They want the web applications to be more intutive, fast and to have all the features possible in the desktop application. They also want these applictions to be Read more [...]

Windows Phone 7 Development

Before heading for the title i suppose you are aware about the topic and WP7. If no then you first read the post Windows Phone 7 and then turn back here to read this. Windows Mobile 7 development is done using the .NET framework. The .NET framework is a software framework created by Microsoft for use in creating Windows applications. Programmers write applications using one of the several languages supported by the .NET framework, like C#, and the applications then execute inside of a runtime environment Read more [...]

Windows Phone 7

WINDOWS PHONE 7 also known as WP7.Windows Phone is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft, and is the successor to its Windows Mobile platform, although incompatible with it. Unlike its predecessor, it is primarily aimed at the consumer market rather than the enterprise market. It was launched in Europe, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, the US, Canada, Mexico, and the EPAL region in the second half of 2010, and Asia in early 2011. With Windows Phone, Microsoft offers a new user interface Read more [...]


The Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectural pattern separates an application into three main components: the model, the view, and the controller. The ASP.NET MVC framework provides an alternative to the ASP.NET Web Forms pattern for creating Web applications. The ASP.NET MVC framework is a lightweight, highly testable presentation framework that (as with Web Forms-based applications) is integrated with existing ASP.NET features, such as master pages and membership-based authentication. The MVC Read more [...]