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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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Windows Communication Foundation (Indigo) India Tour
[Original Post Date: 9th November 2005] Windows Communication Foundation, formerly codenamed Indigo, is the future of Microsoft distributed computing platform. And to take it to the next level in India, we are having Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Tour across the month of November. The dates are as below: City Date Bangalore 10th November Pune 15th November Chennai 17th November Hyderabad 22nd November In this tour, we will enable the attendee to understand WCF, its relation with service ......

Posted On Thursday, January 5, 2006 10:03 AM

TechED Sri Lanka Presentations
[Original Post Date: 17th October 2005] Below are the presentations for the sessions delivered at TechED Sri Lanka: What's new in Windows Mobile 5.0 Developing High Performance Applications with .NET Compact Framework VC++ 2005: New Features For Better Performance Building Bluetooth Applications with Windows CE 5.0 and Windows Mobile SQL Mobile 2005: Overview ......

Posted On Thursday, January 5, 2006 10:00 AM

India Technology Roadshow Presentations and Downloads
[Original Post Date: 14th October 2005] Technology Roadshows, which have been on for almost a month across India, have been very successful. I have been speaking in the Developer Track on Building Performant Applications using .NET Framework 2.0 and Debugging Techniques for .NET Framework 2.0 and VS 2005. You can download the presentations and demos from ......

Posted On Thursday, January 5, 2006 9:58 AM

Off to TechED Sri Lanka
[Original Post Date: 9th October 2005] TechED Sri Lanka is on from 12th October to 14th October. And I am off to present there - primarily on Windows Mobile and Developer Tracks. Check the agenda here ......

Posted On Thursday, January 5, 2006 9:55 AM

Technology Roadshow: September/October 2005
[Original Post Date: 18th September 2005] Starting from 20th of September, Technology Roadshow starts in India. We are going to 6 different cities and doing two complete days of technical sessions across a breadth of technologies: for developers, IT professionals, Windows Mobile and Tablet PC developers and Architects. Below are the dates for the same: City Day 1 Day 2 Mumbai 20th Sep 21st Sep Pune 22nd Sep 23rd Sep Chennai 27th Sep 28th Sep Hyderabad 30th Sep 1st Oct New Delhi 4th Oct 5th Oct Bangalore ......

Posted On Thursday, January 5, 2006 9:46 AM

MSDN Session and Yatra: .NET Remoting and Interoperability
At the upcoming MSDN Session, we are going to talk about .NET Remoting. We are going to kick-off with the basics of Remoting to reinforce the fundamentals, followed by delving deeper into understanding how it works in terms of RealProxy and TransparentProxy, what are the implications of the various activation models, followed by considerations and more. In the MSDN Yatra session, we are going to discuss various strategies on .NET Interoperability and Security. Details for both the sessions are available ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 12, 2004 11:10 AM

After a month…
Its been almost a month since I last blogged - partially due to the fact that I was in Redmond, meeting key product teams and also attending TechReady - an internal technical conference. During my trip, I met Steven Pratschner who authored Customizing the Microsoft .NET Framework Common Language Runtime - check details on this book here. Its an excellent behavioral insight into the CLR, with complete details on the new hosting APIs of CLR 2.0 and its implications. This book serves to be the complement ......

Posted On Saturday, August 13, 2005 6:47 AM

TechED 2005 India
Attend India's largest technical conference - TechED 2005 India - Key highlights include: 5 cities - Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad (new) and New Delhi 6 Technical Tracks - DevTools, Systems Infrastructure, Database, Smart Client/Connected Systems, Mobile and Embedded Speakers from Microsoft Redmond, Microsoft India, Microsoft RDs, Microsoft MVPs and other industry experts ( 48 Breakout sessions 10 Hands-on ......

Posted On Thursday, May 26, 2005 8:03 PM

DevCon at Hyderabad
I love the city of Hyderabad and the weekend of 10th April is the DevCon of the Microsoft User Group, Hyderabad. I would be speaking there - do join the community; it will be fun. Registrations are free and can be done at

Posted On Saturday, April 2, 2005 12:47 AM

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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