Category Archives: Looking Forward

Windows Azure Management Tool

An excellent release which somehow missed getting its due attention is the Windows azure Management Tool!! This tool can be used to manage not only your configurations but also enable logging, analyse reports in excel, increase, decrease your role instances , Manage your certificates and monitor your storage including some simple Partition key based querying!!.  […]

Monetize your Silverlight Videos!!

Silverlight streaming seems to have caught the fancy of many and a lot of sites are now streaming Silverlight videos.. however very few are making money from doing so!!.. Recently came across an Open Source Silverlight Media player called OpenVideoPlayer which lets you do just that!!.. Dynamically Insert ads into your media files with configurations […]

Silverlight:- Browsing without a Browser??

Wanna navigate to Google.com from your Silverlight application?? Just put the following code HtmlPage.Window.Navigate(new Uri(“http://www.google.co.in/”) We all know THAT…so what’s this blog all about??.Now lets take this application Out of Browser This is what you will get.. WHY???:- Because there’s no browser when running out of browser, so you can’t use the DOM and Scripting.Html […]

Creating An “Extensible” Consolidated Social Networking Platform in WPF using MEF

One of my recent projects was on Social Networking where we worked with various social networking sites like WL, Facebook, Delicious, Twitter ,Picassa, Flickr etc to bring them to a common platform for a user. It was a pretty interesting application and i’ll try to demonstrate multiple WPF patterns we implemented in it. One was […]