My Blog: 2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 58,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 7 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 7 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 189 posts. There was 1 picture uploaded, taking a total of 24kb.

The busiest day of the year was September 14th with 308 views. The most popular post that day was Add Custom ASPX Pages or ASP .Net Pages in SharePoint.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for sharepoint architecture diagram, moss architecture, sharepoint 2010 architecture diagram, moss architecture diagram, and sgen.exe exited with code 1.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Add Custom ASPX Pages or ASP .Net Pages in SharePoint February 2008


MOSS WSS Components Architecture in a single diagram February 2008


InfoPath cannot connect to a data source when viewed in browser – Cross Domain Issues – Universal Data Connection March 2008


Using stsadm to deploy, upgrade, update InfoPath Forms Templates with Managed code behind March 2008


SharePoint: Delete / Purge / Remove Orphaned Sites or Site Collections November 2007


GMAIL – out of space

I thought one rarely is in this situation i.e running out of space in gmail. I was not getting any emails since 2 days. Since I don’t usually sign out of account it didn’t display any warning message. I tried to sign out and login to see the message that ‘I ran out of space’!
Below is the screenshot:

Repair iPOD urself
replace ipod battery, screen etc.

Funny with a touch of sarcasm

Cthon98: hey, if you type in your pw, it will show as stars
Cthon98: ********* see!
AzureDiamond: hunter2
AzureDiamond: doesnt look like stars to me
Cthon98: AzureDiamond: *******
Cthon98: thats what I see
AzureDiamond: oh, really?
Cthon98: Absolutely
AzureDiamond: you can go hunter2 my hunter2-ing hunter2
AzureDiamond: haha, does that look funny to you?
Cthon98: lol, yes. See, when YOU type hunter2, it shows to us as *******
AzureDiamond: thats neat, I didnt know IRC did that
Cthon98: yep, no matter how many times you type hunter2, it will show to us as *******
AzureDiamond: awesome!
AzureDiamond: wait, how do you know my pw?
Cthon98: er, I just copy pasted YOUR ******’s and it appears to YOU as hunter2 cause its your pw
AzureDiamond: oh, ok.


Run batch files invisible mode or minimized

The process take 3 files. one launch.bat one invis.vbs and one (your program)

in launch.bat(this files runs your program silently) put in…

wscript.exe “C:\yourpath\invis.vbs” “your file.bat”

in invis.vbs put…

CreateObject(“Wscript.Shell”).Run “””” & WScript.Arguments(0) & “”””, 0, False

and finaly in your file put whatever u want…

echo off
erase c:\junk.txt

well your done just open up launch.bat

Linux Keyboard Shortcuts


Visual Studio Add-ins

A list of tools and extensions which might be useful if used with visual studio.

Few more add-ins from MS. — here

Complete list: here