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July, 2005

  • Somasegar's blog

    World's youngest MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional)

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    With every new generation, you see people achieving great successes and accomplishments at an earlier age than the previous generations. This is a natural part of evolution and also partly due to technological advances that enable people to access information...
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    Long live C++

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    In an interview at the April 2005 ACCU Conference, Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++ said that it is a misconception that C++ will be taken over by newer languages. I am sure the 3+ million C++ programmers around the world would concur with that....
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    Imagine Cup 2005 Finals

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    This week the Imagine Cup 2005 Worldwide Finals are taking place in Japan . Those who read my blog know how excited I get about the innovative projects participating students have dreamed up this year. I could go on for pages about the power of software...
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    Universal Language

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    What is the universal language, if any? Humanity, kindness, love, etc. comes to mind as a potential answer for this question. This is what I would have answered until yesterday. Today, I am here in the beautiful city of Yokohoma , Japan to participate...
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    Distributed Development

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    The world is becoming a smaller place every day. With economic globalization, geographic distances in the business world are becoming more and more irrelevant, particularly if you think about the information world. Gone are the days when developers...
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    Devices support in VS 2005

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    One of the advantages of self-hosting (we often call it internally as dog-fooding) is to get a chance to play with the latest and greatest. Along those lines, the Visual Studio for Devices team gave me a new smartphone yesterday. I was playing around...
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    More on Arfa...

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    I blogged the other day about Arfa, who became a MCP when she was just 9 years old. Todd Bishop with the Seattle PI wrote a very interesting article that profiles Arfa which got published yesterday. Alongside the article, Todd also put up audio...
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    "SAI" - 3 basic principles

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    I recently invited a bunch of people to participate in a brain-storming session for one of our new products. To make the session productive, I started off by listing a few guiding principles because I strongly believe that having the right principles...
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