.NET web dev landscape – past and present

Around twelve years ago, the .NET web-based tech stack was most definitely ASP.NET Web Forms, and maybe ASMX web services. A few years after that came WCF and its associated SOAP, XML, and endpoint configuration madness. Silverlight made a brief hyped-up appearance then disappeared. Then came ASP.NET MVC, with Stack Overflow being its very successful …

You know you’re old when …

You know you’re old when kids open Windows Explorer and ask, “why do the drive letters start from C?” and you explain that, in the old days, DOS assigned drive letters A and B to the floppy disk drives; then they ask, “what’s DOS? What’s a floppy disk?” If they’re lucky they won’t ask about …

Island Hopping Langkawi

At the end of this year, my family and I decided to go to Langkawi for our family vacation. Langkawi is an island in the northern state of Kedah, 500++ km from Kuala Lumpur. You have to travel by boat to go there, taking either from Jetty Kuala Kedah, Kedah or Jetty Kuala Perlis, Perlis. …

View Battlefield 3 Statistics on Mobile Web

Battlefield 3 (BF3) is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE) and published by Electronic Arts (EA). Released for PC, PS3 and XBOX 360, the game is the next installment for the Battlefield franchise. The game features Campaign, Cooperative and Multiplayer game modes. For those who are familiar with Battlefield …

How to Stream Movies to your iPhone or iPad

I have just found a way to successfully stream movies (avi, mkv, mp4, etc) to my iPhone. It’s via an app called AirPlayer. First, set up a media server on your home network (for example, PS3 Media Server, like what I have explained in my previous post, “How To Share Media Between PlayStation 3 and …



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