Yearly Archives: 2007

Microsoft Volta and its logo – Nauman Leghari's Blog

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  “Is it just me or the following logo of just released Volta looks familiar? Filed under: .NET, Microsoft, Volta Microsoft Volta and its logo – Nauman Leghari’s Blog “ Tweet


Visual Studio 2008 release

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  Visual Studio 2008 and .NET FX 3.5 have shipped as announced .  Express editions are available from  Express Developer Center. SQL Server 2008 CTP is available for download here Tweet


Seattle – Annual Russian bazaar.

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Annually St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral organize Russian Bazaar. Join and  enjoy Russian cuisine, find new friends and explore life of Russian community in Seattle. Tweet


Tip Of the Day – Converting string to System.Color

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Hi I’d like to start publishing “c# tip’s of the day” posts which will contain small trivial(or may be not) C# snippets which searched or looked today.   Today’s tip will be  – how to parse Color from HEX string. Hex colors are commonly user in web css styles and System.Color didn’t provide direct access to method   …Continue Reading


ACE Team – Security, Performance & Privacy : XSSDetect Public Beta now Available!

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  One of the biggest, constant problems we’ve seen our enterprise customers deal with and we here at Microsoft have to also contend with is that of the XSS (Cross Site Scripting) bug.  It’s very common and unfortunately, still an issue we have to deal with in many web applications.  Internally, the ACE Team has   …Continue Reading


Dogs and Cats against spam -Asirra from Microsoft

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The idea of Captchas are pretty old. You can find a lot of information about them visiting http://captcha.org or just searching Internet. After getting about 10 spam post from bots per day(my blog is not very popular yet 🙂 ), I decided to make some research and wrote my own Captcha which will be not recognized by Capthas   …Continue Reading


Tim Sneath : Come to a Silverlight Lab in Redmond

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“Come to a Silverlight Lab in Redmond From time to time, we run development labs in Redmond where folk can bring their applications in and work on them in a secure lab environment, with hands-on support from ourselves and other members of the product group. The next one is taking place on three days commencing   …Continue Reading


Fedex Russia delivery guaranteed – Part II

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Read original post to get context of story  – http://gtrifonov.azurewebsites.net/blog/2007/07/11/Fedex_delivery_guaranteed-_or_how_to_spend_75$_for.aspx 12/07/2007 – My wife got package at 5 PM, after they told that it will be delivered before 1.00 PM. Looking to get my money back, but they told that it is not possible because money back policy applied only if they didn’t make attempts to deliver.   …Continue Reading


Fedex delivery guaranteed- or how to spend 75$ for bird mail.

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In this post I’d like to share my experience with Fedex Russia and how simple document package to Moscow (Russia) can bring you awful  experience sitting at home for days waiting delivery man and speaking with customer service 3-4 times a day.  Today is July 10(July 11 Moscow time) and my wife is not able to receive a   …Continue Reading


Secure Cross-Domain Communication: The Architecture Journal

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Highly recommend to read  Architecture Journal issue about “Secure Cross-Domain Communication“. Tweet