Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It is available for free, for Windows XP 32-bit, Windows Vista/7 32-bit, and Windows Vista/7 64-bit. http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
http://research.microsoft.com/apps/tools/tuva/index.html Microsoft research project tuva home page explains it like this: “Project Tuva explores core scientific concepts and theories through presenting timeless videos with its new enchanced Video Player featuring searchable video, linked transcripts, notes, and interactive extras” It was amazing to see and hear Dr. Richard Feynman’s lecture on “Law of Gravitation” at Cornell… Continue reading Project Tuva from microsoft research.
Functional programming is not a silver bullet, but learning it will indeed add to the knowledge of every software engineer about solving problem in different a way. One can always implement functional style of programming in any imperative language they use. Advantages: For analysis of mathematical problem that requires human analysts, it is possible to represent… Continue reading Why functional programming?
Microsoft’s answer to google map reduce and hadoop for distributed computing is Dryad. http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/collaboration/tools/dryad.aspx
Blend 3 has added two new assemblies which consists of new functionalities including advance behaviors Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll System.Windows.Interactivity.dll These advance behavior classes lets you create attached behaviors with simplicity. Code snippet below shows how to create a behavior which can be applied on any UIElement’s Routed event and when that event is triggered the given command… Continue reading RoutedEvent to Command action behavior (Blend 3).
As we all know that Designer-Developer workflow is not feasible when the application is developed in Prism (Composite Application Guidance). Prism requires each use case to have it’s functionality in different modules and load these modules at run-time. Due to runtime loading of the user control neither Visual Studio or Blend can be used for… Continue reading Design time support for Prism.