August 2008 - Posts

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Cheers to ex-MSP-turned-Sun Evangelist by zeddy

Now I know how it feels to lose an employee :) ex- Microsoft Student Partner , Armanovus Employee #4 and Code-Till-You-Drop friend, has chosen to pursue a career as one of Sun's Evangelist. From the movie, Red Cliff , 2 strategists, Zhou Yu and Zhuge...
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The Z Demo Machine is Here, a.k.a Armanovus Workstation by zeddy

Ah, remember this post about waiting for the perfect casing ? The waiting is finally over... it was a hassle getting it out of Customs and Cargo Area, but after 2 days, the Briefcase finally found its new home. We started assemblying the Armanovus Workstation...
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How to Resolve TargetInvocationException Error: Catching Exception in Asynchronous Calls by zeddy

So here's the situation. You're wrapping a webservice in library used for some clients. You want to call the web service methods asynchronously using MethodNameAsync. When you plug out the network cable to test for offline scenarios, ta-da, you...
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How I Write Software These Days : The CallBlocker Example by zeddy

Waktu diajarin GW-BASIC di kelas 4SD dulu, coding-nya pake pensil dan nulis di buku tulis. Terus kasih ke Ibu Guru (yes my GW-BASIC teacher is a lady), kalo benar boleh keluar kelas atau baca2 buku lainnya. Kalo salah, happy debugging deh dengan pensil...
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Windows Mobile Software: Block Incoming Calls by zeddy

After hours of designing & coding, I present you ZeddyLab's CallBlocker, a nifty little app for your Smartphone and PDA Phone that will allow you to automatically block incoming phone calls (wildcards supported!). The downloads are at the bottom...
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How to Set your Windows Mobile to Security Off Policy by zeddy

From http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms839681.aspx : "A trusted process can call any API and write to any registry key. There are essentially no limits on what it is allowed to do . A normal process is forbidden from calling certain APIs...
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Cat "IS NOT" a Mammal: Menggugat Pengajaran OOP by Inheritance, Melirik IOP by zeddy

Artikel ini hanya untuk mengetuk pikiran saja, bukan menyalahkan pengajaran OOP selama ini :)  Heck, mungkin Carl von Linné (Carolus Linnaeus 1707-1778) tidak melihat sistem taxonomy-nya bisa bermasalah 230 tahun kemudian... Di buku2 textbook OOP...
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SMS Reminder for All your Meetings, and How to Sync Google Calendar on Windows Mobile and Mac OS X by zeddy

Now that I'm no longer at Microsoft, I missed sync-ing my Calendar on Exchange to Windows Mobile smartphone/PDA... ah fear not, for today every litle tool is replaceable by another (probably better) tool. Enter Google Calendar. The thing I like is...
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Easily Create Icons from Images - for Free by zeddy

As a software developer, you need icons: Application Icon, Toolbar Icons, Context Menu Icons, etc. Else your software will just look the same as everybody else's... so unpolished, so unprofessional. Sometimes the icons you get from Visual Studio ...
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ScottGu 1-hr video interview (Good watch) by zeddy

Here's a good video on Channel8: http://channel8.msdn.com/Posts/ScottGu-talks-to-students/ In the video, he gives tips on life & career: He said, "What's priceless is: Do something that you love." Find your passion, not how much...
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ATM running Consumer OS - is this tolerable? by zeddy

Update 2008-08-09: --- Ini link yang menunjukkan kalo ATM Windows Touch Screen bisa dibuat biar Start Menu-nya nongol, terus launch aplikasi apa aja yg ada di mesin ATM-nya. Dalam kasus ini, orang iseng buka Paint dan ninggalin pesan lucu. http://www...
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