Monthly archives: January, 2005

The dark side of Visual Basic

I have been looking into Object Orientated programming in Visual Basic 6 . Why look for something that isnt there, you might say. But you will be kinda surprised, as I was. There is support for Object Oriented programming in VB6 as opposed to popular belief. You can have encapsulation, polymorphism and inheritance (to some …

Freedom of Speech ?

If u haven’t yet heard about an abusive call made by 2 prominent radio jockeys in US to call centre in India, read this. You can read the transcript here and download the mp3 file here. I wonder whether this is the American way of exercising freedom of speech/expression ?

Friends are forever

The friend access for a function is a constant source of debate among C++ programmers. Inside a class declaration, we can specify an external function as friend and this function has access to all member variables of that class. Quite extra-ordinary decision in the language design, dont u think so ? One can say that …

Welcome 2005 !

On looking back, the year 2004 has brought so many changes to my life. For instance, I have started blogging ;-). Lol, on a serious note, the biggest event for me in 2004 was joining Tavant. That certainly changed my life for the better. For the first time in my life, I didnt feel bad …