Efficient Code

Writing code may look easy to some and hard to others, but some programmers always tend to write messy, smelling, ugly-looking, inefficient code. Continue reading

I’m working on a small project for a Swedish company. They need their application be available via web, so it’s time to put that Silverlight knowledge at work. I decided to use Silverlight for UI technology and have a REST service layer to provide the required data. After all Silverlight and REST services should have no problem. Silverlight experience was great. Continue reading

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve installed Windows 7 on my work development box. During the installation everything went fine and all the applications I had on my Windows Vista installed and worked fine under new windows 7, except for Skype for which I had to download and install their version 4.0 Beta. As a Vista user, I found myself immediately familiar with the environment but there are a lot of goodies here and there which made me say “Nice” loud and clear. Performance gain is totally noticeable compared to Vista and memory usage is as low as it can be. Continue reading

In this part of the tutorial, we’ll enhance our shell view to display other presenters and add Save and Print support for presenters supporting it. You can use generalize this example and learn how to implement generic features in your shell. Continue reading

I was testing bunch of custom controls using Managed paint API on Windows Vista. Basically, managed and unmanaged paint API use native resources of the OS to paint controls, so if you run your controls on Windows XP you’ll get XP look and feel and if you run it on Vista, you get new vistaish look and feel, right? All control parts I’ve tested seems to work, but there is a catch! Continue reading

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Hadi Eskandari

Developer, amateur photographer, coffee snob, husband and father.