Introducing Silverdraw

A kerala based techie has creaed a micro blogging site code named Silverdraw ( based on Silverlight and WCF Polling Duplex. According to Anoop Madhusudanan, the creator of the platform, Silverdraw is realtime white board that can sync information between various participants, using Silverlight + WCF Polling Duplex. Presently this is a just a POC […]

Apprenticeship Patterns

Are you doing all you can to further your career as a software developer? With today’s rapidly changing and ever-expanding technologies, being successful requires more than technical expertise. To grow professionally, you also need soft skills and effective learning techniques. Honing those skills is what Apprenticeship Patterns (O’Reilly, US $29.99) is all about. Authors Dave […]

VMware Cookbook

VMware is a powerful and flexible platform for pooling the resources from computer clusters or several hardware servers and distributing them quickly. This book provides a look into real-world use of VMware ESX and ESXi, with step-by-step solutions for problems that occur in a wide range of environments. Many resources exist for learning virtualization technology […]

Programming F# – New from O’Reilly

A Comprehensive Guide for Writing Simple Code to Solve Complex Problems Why learn F#? This multi-paradigm language not only offers you an enormous productivity boost through functional programming, it also lets you develop applications using your existing object-oriented and imperative programming skills. With Programming F# (O’Reilly Media, $44.99 USD), you’ll quickly discover the many advantages […]

ZoneAlarm Pro Free Offer

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is distributing its award winning firewall solution, ZoneAlarm Pro for the next 24 hours starting from October 13. This is a great opportunity to grab a great software at no extra cost. Among other features, the product has multiple layers of protection as listed below Makes you invisible to hackers […]

Windows 7: Up and Running

Looking for the quickest path to get started with Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system? With Windows 7: Up and Running (O’Reilly, US $24.99), by Microsoft MVP Wei-Meng Lee, you get the essential information you need to upgrade or install the system and configure it to fit your activities, along with a tour of Windows 7’s […]

NetAdvantage for .NET 2009 Volume 2

Infragistics has released NetAdvantage for .NET 2009 Volume 2: Win Client. Comprised of WPF and Windows Forms toolsets, this package includes complete feature sets and in-depth capabilities to arm developers with all the controls and components needed to create powerful user interfaces that deliver the ‘WOW-factor’ to end users. The new offering promises a high-performance […]

Introducing Stimulsoft Reports

Did it become necessary for you to build reports? You created them in Word, Excel, used special programming packages. It took so much time, efforts. You were nervous, suffered from insomnia. Deadline was near but your work was not complete. Finally, you got some result. But it did not meet your expectations. But reports were […]