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Learn How to Use Windows 8 Charms
by adfm
Remembering every new user interface element and expecting to know how it works intuitively doesn't always work the way developers expect it to. If you've recently upgraded to Windows 8 and would like to familiarize yourself with its new Charms, then you won't want to miss this excerpt from Ciprian Adrian Rusen and Joli Ballew's "Windows 8: Step by Step": Using charms ...

Use a Picture as Your Password in Windows 8
by adfm
Are you sick of always having to enter a password when accessing your account on your computer? If you recently upgraded to Windows 8, you have a fun and easy to remember way of dealing with passwords using pictures. In this excerpt from Mike Halsey's "Windows´┐Ż 8: Out of the Box" you'll find out just how easy it can be: Use a Picture Password Windows 8 practically begs y...

Four short links: 26 October 2012
by Nat Torkington
BootMetro (github) — website templates with a Metro (Windows 8) look. (via Hacker News) Kenya’s Treasury to tax M-Pesa — 10% tax on mobile money-transfer systems. M-Pesa is the largest mobile money transfer service provider in Kenya, with more than …

Two Books, One Goal
by William Stanek
As the author and series editor of the Pocket Consultants, I've poured my many years of hands-on experience with advanced systems management, programming and development into every book. Currently, Microsoft Press and O'Reilly Media are preparing to release my newest...

Have a book Head First C#, would like to have it as an ebook for kindle
by TeeW
I have the Head First C# book, would like to have it as an ebook for kindle. But I don't want to pay another $25 plus to get it. Please advise if there is a way to get a copy!

How can I find what part of .Net code is calling a specific web service?
by larryvirden
I have an application that is raising an error because somewhere in it, there is a call to a web service on a server that no longer exists. How can I locate the specific code in DLL or application file that is making the call?

How to burn Windows 8 ISO into CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc with WinISO?
by sammon_black
It’s time to try out the new Windows 8. Microsoft has released a free Windows 8 consumer preview and is available for download 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64). Go ahead and download it. Once you have downloaded the Windows 8 ISO image file, you would like to create a bootable CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc so that you can install Windows 8 on your PCs. First, you should burn Windows 8 ISO into your CD/DVD/Bl...

Processes shown in Windows Task Mgr
by Digidove13
Would it be beneficial to system performance to reduce the number of processes listed in the Task Manager? Many of them never seem to be running. Are they leftovers from apps no longer installed / used ? I have a Dell GX 240 (optiplex) that's about 10 or 11 yrs old and i cannot afford a new one and this one get's it done for me. i ordered a set of 512MB ram cards the other day. i'm cu...

impossible download of C# code examples
by framan
I have bought the e-book 'Head First C#" - the book suggests to download the examples of C# code from the internet address: http://www.headfirstlab.com/books/hfcsharp but instead of getting the source code I need, I am diverted to the internet address http://chatfnd.org/?rid=2792846&rname=headfirstlab.com&OptId=10, that is a chat site. If I can't get the source code, for me t...

Got Your Pocket Consultant? Hope so!
by William Stanek
Pocket Consultants are the portable and precise pocket-sized guides that deliver ready answers for day-to-day administration. Pocket Consultants zero in on core operations and daily tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. Inside each Pocket Consultant, you get focused information...

ASP.NET web API rocks
by Rachel Roumeliotis
Glenn Block (@gblock) is an O’Reilly author and senior program manager on the Windows Azure Team at Microsoft. We sat down recently to talk about the newly released ASP.NET Web API Framework, which he helped develop, and why it will …

Can I delete old versions of Microsoft .NET Framework ?
by Digidove13
I have an old computer with a small primary hard drive. i'm getting rid of stuff i don't use or need. I see these versions of the .NET Framework: v2.0 SP2, v3.0 SP2 and v3.5 SP1. the 3.5 version is by far the smallest. Can i delete the 2.0 ? it's about identical in size to the 3.0.

problem on windows 7 start up
by bj_007
sir i have installed windws 7 (genuine) ultimate,some time before my window got black screen with not genuine error in it,then i installed a executable file named windowsloader.exe,after that i think i got in to trouble..my windows is facing problem during startup,it got stuck everytyme i boot my system.and i can't even RE INSTALL windows set up again to remove it.....plzzz plzzzzz do help me ...

Async and Roslyn mean more power and insight in your C# 5.0 programs
by Rachel Roumeliotis
Longtime C# developer, Eric Lippert, speaks about new C# 5.0 features, updates to the forthcoming Roslyn compiler, and ways to optimize your C# programs.

Developing cross-platform mobile apps with C#
by Howard Wen
Web developer and author Greg Shackles reveals the advantages of using C# over C++ for writing mobile apps. He also explains why Android and iOS developers should give C# a serious look.

Chapter 9 of Learning ASP.NET 3.5
by TapNamron
I am on Chapter 9 of Learning ASP.NET 3.5 using my home laptop with Windows 7 ..... When I click on the Security tab of the Web Site Administration Tool I get the following message: There is a problem with your selected data store. This can be caused by an invalid server name or credentials, or by insufficient permission. It can also be caused by the role manager feature not being enabled. Click...

I would like a Python operating system to replace Windows--that I can tweak or add to. I am so sick of Windows. Why isn't there something?
by Phil82
I would like an operating system written in Python to replace Windows. Hasn't anybody done this yet?

WINDOWS XP PRO -DUAL CORE INTEL
by Ctnvca
Hi, I use the XP Annoyances book and I was wondering if anyone knows any tweaks for a dual-core Intel Pentium® D CPU 3.40 with 4 GB memory. This is my first dual-core and it's not as "zippy' as i thought it would be. I have a Dell Optiplex 745. Th...

Cross-platform mobile development is a breeze with C#
by Rachel Roumeliotis
Find out why using C# for cross-platform mobile development will take you less time and less code while bringing your apps to a wider audience.