Interesting Find #4

Fastest residential uplink in the world - 40 GB/sec! Updated programmer stereotypes - updated for “today’s” world. Hotmap shows where people have looked at when using Virtual Earth . Advanced Vista Codec Package (note: I have not used these yet) Vista’s (little known) recovery strategies . My Picture 3D allows you to see your pictures in a 3D environment - probably a bit useless and only for those with a high speed Internet access....

July 26, 2007 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #3

Office Live Basics - get it for free. Google Talk Emoticons Speaking of google, they now have hot trends Jing , what is it and how do I use it ? Estetiikka - Free web gallery using PHP (v5) and MySQL. Interested in making Ubuntu look just like OS X ? Zen Computing - some guys are raving about this Linux distro as better than Fedora and Ubuntu. Live Earth Videos now available ....

July 18, 2007 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #2

Continuing the interesting find series, here are the next set of finds. Grasshopper 2.0 - is a free VS.NET plugin that allows you to code in .NET 2.0, build for Java and run on Linux, without rewriting any code! Sweet! IKVM.NET - is a implementation of Java for both Mono and .NET and includes a Java VM, .NET implementation of the Java class libraries and some other tools which enable interoperability between both ....

July 5, 2007 · 2 min · Amit Bahree

Interesting Find #1

I keep stumbling along many interesting finds online (well interesting to me) which I keep storing in OneNote and finally decided to start posting them here under the .link category. These mostly would be for me when I want to get them to a later stage. Without further adieu, here is the first of many finds: The Phrase Finder - if you ever wanted to know about Phrases, Idioms and their meanings, origins and popular fallacies then check out the phrase finder....

June 28, 2007 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

SyncToy for Vista

I got this via the Avanade communities and was not aware of it. There is SyncToy v1.4 for Vista ! BTW this also works with XP and there is a white paper showing how to do this on XP.

January 22, 2007 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Free MS Goodies

This is an old but still an excellent list of free goodies and tools from Microsoft for Windows. You can also find a link there for Office goodies.

January 3, 2007 · 1 min · Amit Bahree


I stumbled across this very cool site called VistaBase which helps you track all the various products, betas, RC’s, etc coming from Microsoft. I am quite surprised, I have not heard of them before - but as they say, better late than never. Check them out when you get the time. The best part being the one-stop shop for all the drivers that work with Vista for your graphics cards.

September 2, 2006 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Want a RealPlayer alternative?

If you are like me and shy away from RealPlayer because of all the “junk” it installs with and the persistent nagging, well you don’t need to anymore. Check out RealAlternative (as of now at v1.33) which lets you play RealMedia files without having to install RealPlayer (or RealOne player). You do need a player that is capable of playing RealMedia. The included Media Player Classic supports it and works very well....

March 28, 2005 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Extension Room (Firefox, Mozilla and Thunderbird)

This probably is no surprise to you (it sure was to me), but there is an excellent collection of extensions (@ the time of this post 228) for Firefox (you can also get to Mozilla and Thunderbird ). There are various categories and seem quite cool. I have not tried them yet, but am going to install some soon. Also not sure, if these are cross platform or do they depend on a platform basis....

December 14, 2004 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

Your favourite comics by RSS

Tapestry has a bunch of comics they provide as RSS which contain some of my all time favourites ( B.C , Dilbert and Wizard of ID ) and wishing they add some more! Irrespective, it is pretty cool and if you want a good laugh in a day, then worth checking out.

December 14, 2004 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

VS.NET Fun Facts

If you use VS.NET then you must read the <strong>fun facts</strong> to get the most out of the IDE. This is not new, but had forgotten about it, till I stumbled upon it again recently.

April 13, 2004 · 1 min · Amit Bahree

WinFX Reference

WinFX is the next generation of the API Library that is going to be part of Longhorn and would be replacing Win32 as we know it today. There is an excellent reference that covers Whidbey, Longhorn and Yukon for it that can be found <strong>here</strong> .

April 7, 2004 · 1 min · Amit Bahree