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Introduction to MonoTouch and ServiceStack at Silicon valley code camp 2012

Here are the presentations for my sessions at SVCC on MonoTouch and ServiceStack. Some good questions from the attendees. I had setup my Sony Nexus 5 to record these sessions but the camera overheated and stopped working. I will probably give these presentations at another group and will try to make sure to record this.

Style, Multimedia, Relationships and HTML

Style, Multimedia, Relationships and HTML -Ash on Jan 18 1998 1. Abstract This article starts with : how adding style standards preserved the difference between structural markup and presentation attributes. It tries to extend style to support multimedia and points out why that's a bad idea. It introduces a concept of relationships between the different

A tale of two languages: Dynamic HTML vs. Java

A tale of two languages: Dynamic HTML vs. Java - Ash on Feb 11 1998 1. Abstract When Microsoft was releasing IE4, the trade press was abuzz with rumors on how Microsoft would use Dynamic HTML to kill Java on the client. Most analysts thought Microsoft was nuts. After all Java was this great gift

HTMLX – An Universal Container

HTMLX – An Universal Container - Ash on Jan 11, 1998 1. Where is HTML4 now? HTML has come as long way since it was first invented. All the new languages, document formats, etc., which were supposed to kill it, failed. The beauty of HTML is its simplicity. It only expresses how the document should

Would you like fries with that Standard ?

Would you like fries with that Standard ? - Ash on 19 June 1998 1. Standards Standards have got a bad rap with jokes like: The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them. Then, there is an issue of Open standards, market-defined standards and coffee standards. On a serious note,

Great User Experience = Invisible and Emotional connection

Great User Experience = Invisible and Emotional connection By ash on Tuesday, August 08, 2006 6:58 AM The above title seems to make no sense at all. How it possible for an UX (User Experience) to be invisible and yet evoke a powerful emotional connection. Quick Question – What is the best User Experience for

Surely, you are joking Mr. Fenyman

I read Fenyman's book in high school and it should be a must read for students and folks like Rick Perry.  Feynman explains what science is and what a scientific experiment should be.  His example of Cargo cult science is classic. Wikipedia has a good definition of Cargo cult programming that is based on the

Welcome Again

Welcome again to another of my efforts to create a blog. This is probably the sixth or seventh effort and to be honest, I am hoping that this works better than the last few efforts. The goal of this blog is to capture thoughts that will be useful to someone :-) If you want to

My Idea is worth more than yours OR My secret is bigger than yours

My Idea is worth more than yours OR My secret is bigger than yours By ashvil on 6/20/2006 8:35 AM One of the hard lessons of my startup experience was that ideas are worth very little, It’s how you implement the idea that matters. Execution. When I see founders hide what they are doing, I smile