Srivatsn's Blog

Visual Basic .NET, IronPython and the DLR

March, 2008

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    I’ve lost my mile-wide screen corners!

    I finally got a second monitor recently and set it up as an extended desktop. While I’m very happy with all the extra real-estate goodness I’m pretty miffed that my apps now have lost two magic corners. I’m referring here to Fitts’ law and its implications...
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    PyCon 2008

    PyCon 2008 was a lot of fun. This was my first PyCon and until now my interaction with the python community had been nothing beyond a few mails in the IronPython forum. My experiences of conferences so far has been limited to Microsoft ones like TechEd...
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    Decorators to convert return statements to yield statements

    We have this really cool tool that parses a python file into a AST and then morphs it according to some transformation and then spits out python code corresponding to the new AST. I've been playing around with it lately to come up with some transformations...
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    DeepZoom in dynamic languages

    There's been a lot of talk lately about the DeepZoom technology in Silverlight 2. If you have seen it yet you should definitely goto HardRock's memorabilia site. That is a 2 billion pixels image that you see in that 640X480 segment there. Instead of getting...
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