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Learning anything new is NOT easy. And doing it yourself is tough after for years you had a team who can do it faster and better than you. I am talking about me (learning &) writing code in Python programming language. A few weeks ago, I wrote (mostly copy ‘n’ paste) a couple of snippets in Python to do Speech To Text, and, Text to Voice, for the Tamil language – the blog post is here. I followed that with a small program to OCR of the Tamil text from a given image and then machine translating to English. The…

Almost after two decades, today I ran “Visual Basic 6.0” installer and setup the programming platform that I love a lot. In a “Windows 7” OS the setup ran fast. I was able to quickly write a “Hello World” program, compile and generate an application EXE. The EXE that got generated was just 16KB in size!!! and it ran perfectly in “Windows 10”.

Today is the 20th birthday of Microsoft’s Visual Studio which has remained the environment of choice for millions of developers around the world. To celebrate this day, Microsoft has launched the latest version-Visual Studio 2017 today. You can download it…