Byte Array To BitmapImage Converter & IRandomAccessStream Implementation For Windows 8 Metro

After writing the application for Windows Phone, I wanted to bring the same feature with Windows 8 Metro but unfortunately, metro didn’t support the same converter for the reason that BitmapImage can no more read from Stream but only from IRandomAccessStream. I was very much disappointed with the Metro 8 API for having different design […]

TechEd India 2012 – Integrating Windows Azure, Windows Phone, Windows 8 Metro and Kinect

I am very happy and excited to announce that this TechEd I will be presenting along with my friend Abhijit Jana. We will be presenting a session which will showcase the integration of Windows Azure, Windows Phone, Windows 8 Metro and Kinect. For the presentation we have developed a proto solution for Home Security. Well […]

uCertify PrepKit Review

Few days back I got an opportunity to review the certification prep kit for Exam 70-515 (C#) from UCertify. The prep kit software neatly downloads and installs on your machine (tested with Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise) without any malware. Once the prep kit is installed you can download and any exam you want. So […]

Why Ternary Operator Doesnt Support Nullable Types

Nullable types and ternary operators are around for many years now and may be not everybody know that ternary operator doesn’t support assigning null values to nullable types. There is also a bug logged in the “connect” site and it is closed by design. To understand the real reason for the design, I got in […]

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