Sriram Krishnan

Visual Studio for Devices.Virtual Machines. Search Engines. Blogging from the India Development Center

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    Moved to http://www.sriramkrishnan.com/blog

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    I've stopped posting here and have moved to http://www.sriramkrishnan.com/blog - please point your aggregators to http://www.sriramkrishnan.com/blog/atom.xml
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    P0

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    I recently completed a year at Microsoft. I thought I’d take the chance to write about some of the fun anecdotes from my one year here. Blood, sweat, screams tears and joy – I’ve lived through them all in my short stint here. Nothing in Microsoft is...
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    The Microsoft Device Emulator goes Shared Source

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    At BarCamp yesterday, someone asked about the ability to see the source code for the emulator. I was *so* tempted to talk about this but restrained myself. Well - no more restraining myself. The Shared Source Device Emulator 1.0 is now available for...
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    Feed mess

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    Something I've been working on at work deals with feeds - I have to read, parse and derive meaning out of RSS and Atom feeds in the wild. And it's not been fun. The Universal Feed Parser is nice and everything but I'm still being forced to debug...
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    Moving to http://www.sriramkrishnan.com/blog

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    After several years, I've finally found the time to get off my lazy backside and get myself a domain and some webspace. Henceforth, I'm going to be blogging at www.sriramkrishnan.com/blog Does this mean I'm going to stop blogging here? Yes and no....
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    So long Robert

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    Good luck to you in your new gig . You'll be missed around here.
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    Sheer beauty - how do you poll?

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    From time to time, you see an algorithm or a technique that makes you marvel at the sheer beauty of it. Barry Bond(who is our in-house emulation God, architect and chief troublemaker all rolled into one :-)) posted about the improvements that...
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    Done with my talk

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    I'm finally done with my MEDC talk. It went really well though it was the last talk of the day. I'll probably blog about it in detail later MEDC Attendees Only - If you came to this blog after watching my session to find the code, you'll have to wait...
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    Finally at Redmond

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    3 long flights and an equal number of adventures later, I'm finally at Redmond at Microsoft campus. If anyone wants to meet up, shoot me a mail at sriramk@youknowwhere.com . Right now, I'm working out of this place Some observations about Seattle ...
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    A Haskell programmer becomes a fan of...Visual Basic

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    Even though I'm a hardcore VB fan, I never thought I'd see the day when I'd see this happen. Go, Erik, go! Confessions of a used programming language salesman (PDF Link) Who's going to be the first Lisper to move to VB? :-)
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    Location in the Regional and Languages options control panel

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    One of the free perks of working for Microsoft - when you want to know why a feature in a Microsoft product was done a particular way, you can always chase down the right people. Not that this is not possible outside Microsoft but it sure is a lot easier...
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    Random Things

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    Hacked together a prototype for my Orcas feature over a weekend. Not bad for a PM,eh? :-). Sorry, I can't tell you what it is...yet. Spent a week at MEDC India at Bangalore and had an absolute blast. I did a data demo as part of the keynote which went...
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    The MySpace generation

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    I really have to blame Russell Beattie for all this. First he posted this entry called "Why MySpace scares the cr*p out of me" where he says "Why? Because I just don’t get it. I wish I did, but I don’t. Those crazy kids today, and all that. I mean...
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    Ship-It!

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    I finally picked up my Ship-It plaque for VS 2005 today (it had been languishing in my mail for sometime). You have to be a Microsoft employee to know how awesome it feels. :-)
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    It's raining tennis balls

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    Microsoft has weird people. When you stroll through the corridors here, you’ll find people’s offices decked up in the weirdest of ways – posters, weird little gadgets,etc. You’ll also find lots of sports equipment – cricket bats, tennis balls and smelly...
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    Lisp is sin

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    Confluence Over the last few days, there has been one thought running in my head - 'All roads lead to Lisp'. I've tried to get it out of my head but like a tune from the radio, it has firmly lodged itself into my head and refuses to let go. Why this...
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    Code4Bill

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    Just a little something I've been involved with for some time now :-) www.code4bill.com http://blogs.msdn.com/code4bill
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    The Boring Blogger

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    Over the years, I've been called a lot of names. I've been called a nut, an ' evil diabolical honeypot ' and though I don't remember the exact name at this moment, Richard Stallman has called me some pretty uncomplimentary stuff as well. But nothing has...
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    [VSD] Data - some numbers around SqlCeResultSet

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    Ruslan has a good post comparing performance of ResultSets and other data access options
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    [VSD] Getting started with the ResultSet (SqlCeResultSet)

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    [If you're new to device data development, read my first post in this series] Probably the biggest new thing for device data developers in VS 2005 is the introduction of the ResultSet (to be specific, the SqlCeResultSet class) in Sql Mobile. Of course...
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    [VSD] A newbie's guide to SqlMobile and device data development

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    I've been a really bad boy when it comes to blogging - not only have I been lazy with my updates, I've also neglected to post anything work related. So, I finally took out the time today to write out something close to my heart nowadays - working with...
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    RTM baby!

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    The man has spoken - VS 2005 is now live! Two years ago, I was back in college watching wide-eyed as Whidbey was previewed at the PDC. I could not even have dreamed back then that I would be a part of shipping it and attend the ship party 2 years down...
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    Best post on Web 2.0 ever

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    Russell Beattie has just posted the best description of the 'Web 2.0' phenomenon I've seen so far. SOA, Web 2.0, stop with the memes already!
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    Linq underneath the covers

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    I had known about the LINQ project for some time now but I hadn't really realized the true power that LINQ brings to .Net until I watched the PDC keynote where Anders and Don and the rest took a lap around LINQ and all the other cool new shiny stuff....
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    [VSD] Additions to the VSD blogging family

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    We have 2 new additions to the VSD blogging family! First off, we have Srini who works on the debugger for VSD. He starts off with how we fixed an interesting crash bug in VSD - and how you can find and fix similar bugs in your code too. Mike Stall -...
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