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I work as a developer on the Common Language Runtime (CLR) team, specifically in the areas of exception handling and CLR hosting.

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Inside and Out... An attempt to understand technology better... December 2004 Entries
DTVisualizer - Image Visualizer for VS 2005
I just finished implementing DTVisualizer, my image visualizer for VS 2005 debugger. It allows you to view images, like the Bitmap class references, in a more natural manner. Here's how the visualizer gets activated when it comes across an image in a debugging session: And here's how you get to view the image: You can download the visualizer from ......

Posted On Thursday, December 30, 2004 3:03 PM

WinToolZone Updated
I just finished updating the UI of my website, WinToolZone. Click here to visit it and let me know what you think :)

Posted On Tuesday, December 28, 2004 5:31 PM

ActiveSync aware - are you?
Ever wondered how the ActiveSync synchronization application gets launched automatically when you plug-in your SmartPhone or PocketPC? Or, would you like to build your application ActiveSync-aware, getting invoked when ActiveSync connection has been established or disconnected? On your desktop, under the following registry key, create an entry for the application to be launched when ActiveSync connection has been established: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software... CE Services\AutoStartOnConnect ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 14, 2004 7:36 AM

Using Phone and SIM API in .NET Compact Framework
For those who are interested in using the Phone and SIM APIs in the .NET CF today, check this link (its got source code download for the same as well):

Posted On Monday, December 13, 2004 3:30 PM

Source Code - Windows CE File Manager
As part of the recently concluded Mobile and Embedded DevCon 2004 at Bangalore, from 9th-11th Dec 2004, I delivered a talk on Remote API (RAPI), amongst other things. To demonstrate the tremendous power and capability of Windows CE RAPI (which allows us to managed CE based devices from the desktop), I wrote a Windows CE File Manager - a Windows Explorer like application that can be used to navigate the CE device's file system and move files to/fro the device and your desktop and open them from the ......

Posted On Monday, December 13, 2004 2:27 PM

Upcoming MSDN Expert Chat: T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2005
We have a MSDN Expert Chat coming up on T-SQL Enhancements in Yukon [SQL Server 2005], on 16th Dec 2004.

You can register for it at

Posted On Wednesday, December 1, 2004 4:02 PM

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