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Archive for September 2011

UC Berkeley’s Fall 2011 courses on itunes

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Explore UC Berkeley’s Fall 2011 courses from disciplines across the university’s 14 colleges and schools, including philosophy, computer science, mathematics, physics, environmental science, and more.

Get it here

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September 18, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Posted in Good Read

History of Options

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September 18, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Posted in Finance, Good Read

What is new in .net 4.5 and VS2011

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.net 4.5 developer and Visual studio preview is out. Here are a few interesting links from the team to learn what is new

What’s new in Parallelism

What’s new in .net 4.5¬†(video)

Future Direction For C#/VB – (including compiler as service aka Roslyn Project) (video)

What is new in Visual Studio 2011 (video)

Did I not mention that Windows 8 preview is out too

Written by rohits79

September 18, 2011 at 12:29 pm

Posted in .Net, C#

MVVM Framework Explorer

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Selecting the right MVVM framework for your project from the never ending list of available MVVM frameworks can be quite intimidating, plus there are some frameworks which support only Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 or WPF technology but not all. Jeremey Alles has hosted a simple Silverlight Control that list all MVVM frameworks with information such as popularity and unique features of such framework. This is quite handy if you want to decide the right framework of choice for your project.

Written by rohits79

September 4, 2011 at 9:46 pm

Posted in .Net, C#, WPF

Social Media driving trading strategy

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We first heard Derwent Capital (a hedge fund) using twitter to gauge user sentiment to help drive it’s trading strategies, well now another big player is joining the league – Bloomberg will avail something similar soon..

The news and information group has struck a deal with WiseWindow, a syndicated data provider, to provide its real-time consumer sentiment measurement technology, Mobi, across Bloomberg’s network of 300,000 desktop terminals.WiseWindow claims the technology offers a three-week leading indicator of stock performance in key industry vehicles. It will initially provide Bloomberg with a consumer sentiment index around the airline industry as a whole, as well as vertical indices for customer service, pricing and scheduling within the industry itself.

Written by rohits79

September 3, 2011 at 12:26 am

Posted in Finance, Good Read

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