Sriram Krishnan

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    Functional programming in C# - Reloaded!

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    My avid readers (all 3 of them) may remember my old post on functional programming in C#. Well, with all the coolness in Linq, functional programming in C# just got a lot easier. Here's my old code public static Function<K,K1> Curry<K...
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    [VSD] Heeeere's Barry!

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    Every so often, you run into people who make your jaw drop and make you go "Wow!". During my first few days on VSD, my jaw was permanently glued to the ground when I heard about Barry Bond (who is an architect on our team). What do you say about someone...
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    [VSD] Get your biscuits and emulators here!

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    After some considerable nudging from your truly (well - more like annoying the life out of him everyday), Abhi Khune has finally resumed his assumed-to-be-dead blog. Abhi is the devlead on CoreCon, the emulator and the debugger on VSD.So while I fritter...
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    Best repro steps. Ever

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    The worst thing for a dev to get is a bug with no easy repro steps. Invariably, what happens is the devs and tests exchange quite a few strongly-worded mails till the dev knows how exactly the tester hit the bug. The issue gets more complicated with LadyBug...
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    [Non-techie] Aamir Khan starts blogging?

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    I saw this on Swaroop 's blog first and was stunned - it seems like Aamir Khan , one of India's leading movie stars has started blogging on MSN Spaces (note that I say 'seems' since I haven't got any confirmation that it really is him). If you're totally...
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    Winning an Oscar

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    Within the span of 2 days, I get linked to by first Don Box and now, Rico Mariani . This has meant that my readership has increased by over 500% in the last 48 hours. To all the folks who are visiting my blog for the first time, hope you stick around...
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    Functional Programming in C# - Currying

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    Everytime I make a post about C# or any other statically typed language, I get hit by a ton of comments from dynamic and functional language programmers who look down upon me for using a statically typed language( *cough* , *cough* ;-) ). And being a...
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    Chains of affection: The structure of adolescent romantic and sexual networks

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    That is the title of this paper studying high-school dating. There are not too many academic papers that talk about spanning trees while having paragraphs like " ...Consider four individuals, Bob, Carol, Ted, and Alice. Imagine that Bob and Carol were...
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    [VSD] Long names in the device emulator and other hacks

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    Do you hate the long names in the device emulator manager in Visual Studio 2005? Want to know where Visual Studio reads all the device emulator properties from? Do you think we should have named Windows Mobile versions after boybands instead of the year...
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    Object test bench rocks!

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    You ever get that feeling when you stumble across something truly mind-blowing and you want to blog about it instantly? You feel that you need to just tell someone how cool something is? Well, I've just had such an experience and the cause is a new Visual...
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    Occasional blog posts and Visual Sudoku

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    Even though I've been a part of my team at Microsoft only for a couple of months, I've already picked up a reputation of being the 'blogging guy'. In a way, I'm the Scoble of my team (sans the thousands of readers and the fan following of course :-) ...
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    Virtual Earth goes live

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    I just saw on Steve Rubel's blog that Virtual Earth has gone live . I've been playing around with the internal release of Virtual Earth for some time - so I know how killer it is. I don't know what Channel 9 video Scoble keeps alluding to but my bet is...
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    Python on the Smartphone

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    Before you get all worked up thanks to the sensationalistic title, Jim Hugunin and Guido have nothing to do with this. After a conversation with Partha , I got all excited about the idea of porting my college project to the Smartphone with VS 2005's new...
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    Digging into Spec# - 1

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    A lunch conversation with Roshan lead me to download and play with Spec# from MSR. To quote the website The Spec# programming system is a new attempt at a more cost effective way to develop and maintain high-quality software. Spec# is pronounced "Spec...
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    Life at Microsoft - 1

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    I've been a bad blogger after moving over here to blogs.msdn.com and I plan to make up for it. Life here at Microsoft has been quite fun. I've met some incredibly smart people and learnt a lot even in the short time I've been here. Since I'm feeling lazy...
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    Hello World

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    Hello everyone. I took the red pill recently and joined Microsoft as a PM on Visual Studio for Devices a couple of weeks back. We're the folks who let you build apps for the Smartphone,PocketPC,etc. This also means I'll get to play with some of the...
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