blog content thief

I came across this online service which  can monitor your blog RSS feed and notify you if someone is stealing blog content from your blog. Check this out here:


Overnight success

I came across a very good article on how people expect their website, or blogs, or web applications to be an overnight success. I have a co-worker who has his own website for ringtones, which he started 6-8 months ago. This website is number 1 hit on google and generates six figures per month (Yes, that is true!). He is on pace to become a millionaire. By the way, his website is But my point is, that even though he might be an exception, it takes months (if not years) to get anything started. Here is the article that i am talking about:

Top Programming mistakes

Codinghorror has a good post on top programming mistakes. No matter what your language of programming is, no matter what your IDE is, this is a good post on how to critic your code at a high level. Here is the link:

Visual Studio 2005 IDE – Tips & Tricks

If you are using Visual Studio 2005 IDE, then go through the following link. There are lot of keyboard shortcuts, and advice on how to search using regular expressions, etc. It is great! check it out by clicking on the link below:

IIS 6 – Best practices for creating ASP.NET 2.0 applications

I have been developing applications using .net framework for quite some time. I have used .net 1.1, .net 2.0 and currently working on .net 3.5 applications. While IIS 7 has been out for some time, lot of people still use IIS 6. Omar Zabir has a great article for best practices for creating websites in IIS 6. Below is the link:

Task manager processes

Many times, I have had to look at task manager to see what is eating my processor speed, and then i would open it up only to see long list of processes running. If you are looking for a spyware or adware, it is quite a tedious process. I recently found this site, which can help identify spyware, etc much quicker. Try it out:

ASP.NET AJAX Tabcontainer control

One of the controls that I have been working recently with .NET 3.5 framework is TabContainer control from AJAX control toolkit. Although jQuery has its tabs, AJAX tabs has its own advantages especially if you are using visual studio. Matt berseth has been working on this control and I really like his posts which are quite enough to get you started. Here are links to his tabcontainer posts: