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Autodesk 123D: 3 Steps to Turn Ordinary Photos into Extraordinary 3D models

Autodesk 123D Catch is a free app that lets you create 3D scans of virtually any object.  You can use it to capture people, places and things around you as amazingly realistic 3D models.  Capture friends, sculptures, food or anything else you can photograph. Automatically transform them into interactive 3D models that can be shared[…]

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Automatic Image and Video Tagging

It’s a hot research area to automatically generate description or tag for images and videos.  How can machine “understand” an image or a video?  In this blog post, I curate the most popular and current approaches (most of them are presented in CVPR 2015) to tackle this challenge.   Approach 1: Multiple Instance Learning (MIL)[…]

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TwinsOrNot.net Source Code Download

Have you ever wondered how the well-known http://how-old.net and http://twinsornot.net were implemented?   Both are implemented using the Microsoft Project Oxford Face Algorithms.   TwinsOrNot.net has been open-sourced in GitHub.  You can download a copy of its source code from here.     ———————————————— p.s.  Here is a fun post by Stephan after I shared[…]

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Best Image Matching and Recognition APIs in the Market

OpenCV OpenCV provides SIFT or SURF based feature matching technique to match images.  (If you are new to SIFT, please read this.  And SURF is a variation of SIFT) http://docs.opencv.org/master/dc/dc3/tutorial_py_matcher.html – For a Python example https://chrisjmccormick.wordpress.com/2013/01/24/opencv-sift-tutorial/ – For a C++ example Here is a nice video that demonstrates the power of OpenCV on feature matching:[…]

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Best Face Detection and Recognition APIs in the Market

Updated on Jun 15rd, 2015   Microsoft Project Oxford Microsoft’s state-of-the-art cloud-based face algorithms to detect and recognize human faces in images. Your mobile and PC Apps will be powered with face capabilities.  It provides the following capabilities Face Detection: To detect human faces in image with face rectangles and face attributes including face landmarks,[…]

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Computer Vision (CSE P576) Project 2: Panoramic Mosaic Stitching

Project Files | My Solution Panorama test sequence My result of the test sequence is almost identical to the provided solution image. The overall process is as follows: 1. Wrap each image into spherical coordinates. (see WarpSphericalField) 2. Detect the features in each wrapped image. (I used the Features.exe provided in Homework 1) 3. Match[…]

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Computer Vision (CSE P576) Project 1: Feature Detection and Matching

The project has three parts:  feature detection, description, and matching. Skeleton  | Test Images | MySolution   Feature Detection I will identify points of interest in the image using the Harris corner detection method. For each point in the image, I compute the Harris matrix H for the point by summing the gradient of the[…]

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Computer Vision (CSE P576) Courseware and Calendar at University of Washington

The course calendar below gives the lecture topics, assignment and due dates for projects, as well as the readings and demos. Week Topics Assignments Week 1 Introduction [pdf] Images [pdf] Features [pdf] Week 2 Edge Detection [pdf] Sampling [pdf] Project 1 assigned Week 3 Cameras Mosaics [pdf] Week 4 Mosaics (cont.) Projective geometry and single[…]

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Computer Vision Course Introduction (CSE P576) at University of Washington

The goal of computer vision is to compute properties of the three-dimensional world from digital images. Problems in this field include identifying the 3D shape of an environment, determining how things are moving, and recognizing familiar people and objects, all through analysis of images and video. This course provides an introduction to computer vision, including[…]

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Add Custom Post Types to WordPress RSS feed

By default, WordPress feed only contains your ‘post’ content.  For example http://scottge.net/feed has only my blogs posts.  My ‘product’ (custom post type) content is not in the feed. 1. If you want to have a feed for one custom post type, you can use http://<yourwebsite>.com/feed/?post_type=yourcustomposttype.  For example, http://scottge.net/feed/?post_type=product is the feed of my ‘products’. 2.[…]

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ASP.NET Weekly 20151005 – the Best New ASP.NET Content of the Week

  • jQuery to show hide password characters in asp.net textbox on checkbox check uncheck
  • ASP.NET – The Best Framework for Creating Enterprise-Class Web Applications
  • New Support for ASP.NET 5 in AWS SDK for .NET
  • Reliable India ASP.NET Hosting :: WindowsASPNETHosting.in VS Inland Host
  • Creating an ASP.NET 5 site with Visual Studio Code – Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman – Tobias Zimmergren’s thoughts on technology and business
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#JavaScript Weekly 20150915 – The Best New JavaScript Content of the Week

  • Data Structures With JavaScript: Stack and Queue – Tuts+ Code Article
  • Learn it Faster: The Entire JavaScript Language in a Single Image
  • Promises in JavaScript Unit Tests: the Definitive Guide
  • What to look forward to in jQuery 3.0
  • Tracking.js & the computer vision power of JavaScript
  • Chocolat.js – jQuery Responsive Lightbox Plugin
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ASP.NET Weekly 20150907 – the Best New ASP.NET Content of the Week

  • Symfony 2 vs. ASP.NET MVC
  • What changes does the new ASP.NET 5 bring with its latest Beta 5 release?
  • Implementing basic Captcha in ASP.NET 5 MVC 6
  • TutsPlus Build a Store With a Payment Gateway in ASP.NET
  • TutsPlus Authentication With ASP.NET Identity
  • Localization in ASP.net
  • Tutsplus ASP.NET MVC for Designers
  • Localization of commonly used contents in an ASP.NET page
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#JavaScript Weekly 20150831 – The Best New JavaScript Content of the Week

“5 Questions Every Unit Test Must Answer — JavaScript Scene”; “WebRTC Video Chat in 20 Lines of JavaScript (Part 1)”; “JavaScript Workflow Automation Using Grunt and Gulp – Tuts+ Code Tutorial”; “Creating a Web App From Scratch Using AngularJS and Firebase: Part 8 – Tuts+ Code Tutorial”; “Creating your own browser with HTML and JavaScript”;

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ASP.NET Weekly 20150831 – the Best New ASP.NET Content of the Week

“ASP.NET 5 buildpack updates for beta6 support – BlueMix Dev”; “Using jquery ui autocomplete with ASP.NET 5”; “Publishing an ASP.NET 5 (vNext) Application”; “Build a Web Game in an Hour with Visual Studio and ASP.NET”; “ASP.NET 5 and MVC 6 : New Kid On The Block – Oğuz Köroğlu”; “Custom View Engine in ASP.NET 5”; “Best Cheap Ajax Hosting | Best Cheap Hosting ASP.NET Reviews”;

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#JavaScript Weekly 20150825 – The Best New JavaScript Content of the Week

“A simple AngularJS – Node application in Bluemix – BlueMix Dev”; “AngularJS: Index and Supercharge Your SEO | DOZ”; “Migrating a Spring Web MVC application from JSP to AngularJS”; “Why Learning Javascript and CSS Won’t Make You the Best Web Designer”; “A Guide to Vanilla Ajax Without jQuery”; “Four excellent Javascript Frameworks for developing your own games”;

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ASP.NET Weekly 20150825 – the Best New ASP.NET Content of the Past Week

“PHP vs. ASP.NET: What Do You Need to Know? -“; “3 Ways To Receive Data From “”Postbacks”” in ASP.NET MVC”; “ASP.net Webform vs ASP.net MVC”; “Best Cheap Entity Framework 7 Hosting | Best Cheap Hosting ASP.NET Reviews”; “New features in ASP.net web API 2.1”; “What is Scaffolding in ASP.NET MVC and advantages of using it?”;

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#JavaScript Weekly 20150818 – The Top New JavaScript Content of the Week

Top New Content of the Week: “4.0 is the new 1.0 — Node & JavaScript”; “A Javascript State of the Union”; “Relay | A JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications”; “Localizing Times in JavaScript | CSS-Tricks”; “jQuery Tutorial – javatpoint”; “Airtel JavaScript Code Injection Discussed in Parliament”;

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ASP.NET Weekly 20150817 – the Top ASP.NET Content of the Week

Top New Content of the Week: “Reverse Package Search – the “Unofficial” Secret Weapon for ASP.NET 5”; “ASP.NET Self Host Static File Server – CodeOpinion”; “Active Query Builder ASP.NET Editon 2.9 has got new flex design!”; “Best Cheap ASP.NET 4.6 Hosting | Best Cheap Hosting ASP.NET Reviews”; “301 Redirect Non WWW to WWW Using Web.config in ASP.Net – Nitesh Luharuka”;

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Reverse Package Search – the “Unofficial” Secret Weapon for ASP.NET 5

ASP.NET 5 has a number of architectural changes that make the core web framework much leaner and more modular. ASP.NET 5 is no longer based on System.Web.dll, but is instead based on a set of granular and well factored NuGet packages allowing you to optimize your app to have just what you need.  This leaner[…]

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Implementing File Upload in ASP.NET MVC 5

I just published a code sample to demonstrate the most basic way to enable file uploading in ASP.NET MVC 5.   It supports both single file uploading and multiple file uploading.   The code sample does not use any 3rd party/jQuery controls. Live Demo: http://demos.scottge.net/ASPNET-MVC5-FileUpload Code Sample Download: http://scottge.net/product/asp-net-mvc5-sample-file-upload/   (The code sample has high quality, and I maintain[…]

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Using Bing Image Search in ASP.NET MVC 5

How-Old.net integrates the Bing image search to look for online face photos.  I’m curious about how this was implemented, so over the weekend, I created a code sample to demonstrate how to use Bing Image Search in your own ASP.NET MVC 5 website. Live Demo: http://demos.scottge.net/ASPNET-MVC5-BingImageSearch Code Sample Download: http://scottge.net/product/asp-net-mvc5-sample-bing-image-search/   (The code sample has high[…]

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Implementing an Image Gallery using ASP.NET MVC 5

I just created a code sample to demonstrate a basic image gallery to upload and view photos using ASP.NET MVC. Live Demo: http://demos.scottge.net/ASPNET-MVC5-ImageGallery Code Sample Download: http://scottge.net/product/asp-net-mvc5-sample-image-gallery/  (The code sample has high quality, and I maintain it constantly.  Please feel free to leave your technical questions in the sample download page.  I will help you.)[…]

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How to deploy to the Virtual Directory in an Azure website

Last month, I shared how to map a sub-domain to an Azure website.   For example, I own the domain http://scottge.net.  The solution would allow me to deploy an website to its sub-domain: http://ask.scottge.net. This post is about deploying your website to the Virtual Directory of an existing Azure website.  For example, I have the website[…]

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A Complete List of Web Development Tools

Thank you for your feedback on my last week’s post ‘A Complete List of Windows Development Tools’.  I’d like to share a list of web development tools this week.  Again, the most popular and useful tools are highlighted.  Please suggest any other tools in the ‘Comments’ and I will add them to the list.    To[…]

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A Summary of Things that Microsoft Released Today for Developers: VS2015, .NET 4.6, etc

Visual Studio Visual Studio 2015 Download Here is a list of new features in Visual Studio 2015. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Visual-Studio/Visual-Studio-2015-Final-Release-Event/Keynote-Visual-Studio-2015-Any-app-Any-developer Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 Download This update is the latest in a cumulative series of technology improvements and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2013. Periodic updates enable us to enhance and expand both Visual Studio and[…]

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How to make JetPack Top Post Widget Compatible with the qTranslate-X plugin in WordPress

I have spent hours on this problem.   I finally figured out how to make the JetPack Top Post Widget work with the qTranslate-X plugin in my WordPress site. qTranslate-X is one of the most popular WordPress plugins that enables multilingual content on a WordPress site.  I use it to enable the Chinese version of my[…]

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Web Hosting Technologies: Shared Hosting vs. Managed Hosting vs. Cloud Virtualization vs. Real Server Hosting

Shared Hosting Shared web hosting service refers to a web hosting service where many websites reside on one web server connected to the Internet. This is generally the most economical option for hosting, as the overall cost of server maintenance is amortized over many customers. Cost: $3 to $5 / month Strengths: Low cost; very[…]

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JSON & JavaScript Formatter Tools offered by Bing.com

LOVE when I type in ‘javascript formatter’ or ‘json formmater’, http://Bing.com offers the ability to format my JavaScript code or JSON data directly within the search results without having to go to another page or site.   Well done, Bing!

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3 Steps to Create a Random URL Redirection Page (Free of Charge)

In this post, you will learn how to create a free webpage that randomly redirects to a list of URLs.   For example, http://redirect.myhost.zone/link.php redirects you to one of the following web pages: http://devassistant.codeplex.com/downloads/get/1432900 http://devgallery.codeplex.com/downloads/get/1462910 http://devnews.codeplex.com/downloads/get/1463662 http://itnews.codeplex.com/downloads/get/1463672 https://qiniusdk.codeplex.com/downloads/get/1464813 https://qiniusamples.codeplex.com/downloads/get/1464815 https://opscms.codeplex.com/downloads/get/1464820   Step 1. Prepare a .php script file containing the following content <?php $links = array();[…]

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Buy pre-owned .COM domain for your Website

Nowadays, most of good “.com” domains have already been purchased.  It is really hard to buy a good .com domain that is still available on http://godaddy.com. I discovered this website where you can find almost 20K pre-owned domains for sale.  Many of them are at an affordable price.   For example, you can buy “JokeNumber.com”[…]

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3 Lessons from Hosting WordPress blog in Azure

I am hosting my WordPress website (http://scottge.net) in Microsoft Azure.   Microsoft Azure provides a very simple and straightforward wizard that allows you to create a WordPress website with just three clicks.  However, here are 3 lessons that I learnt from doing it.   Lesson 1:  The cost is not just from Microsoft Azure At the[…]

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How to map a sub-domain to an Azure website

I have recently created a personal technical forum website in Microsoft Azure.  By default, Azure assigns a URL like this to the website: http://ask-scott.azurewebsites.net I own the domain http://scottge.net.   I want to use this lovely sub-domain: http://ask.scottge.net for my new forum website.   Here is how I mapped the sub-domain.   1. Add a CNAME entry[…]

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How to customize and deploy an MVCForum website to Azure

I decided to create a personal technical forum in Microsoft Azure, using MVCForum, an open-source forum platform. http://ask.scottge.net The Microsoft Azure web app gallery does support MVCForum.  By following the wizard you can deploy the forum with just a few clicks.  But I am going to download the MVCForum source code, customize it and manually[…]

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Find out who registered my domain URL

Here are two tools to look up the registrant information of certain domain URL. 1. WHOIS database provided by GoDaddy https://who.godaddy.com/?prog_id=GoDaddy&isc=gdbbx566 The WHOIS database is a searchable list of every single domain currently registered in the world. To find out who owns a particular domain name, all you have to do is type it into[…]

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Is my website blocked by China Great Firewall?

Because of the Great Firewall built by the China government, Chinese cannot access more than 2,701 foreign websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and even Microsoft OneDrive!  To find out if your website is blocked by the China Great Firewall, you can test it using this tool: http://www.greatfirewallofchina.org/ Fortunately, WordPress.com IS accessible from China!

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Code Sample: Creating a Calculator app in Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform

  The code sample demonstrates a standard calculator app in Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform.  Its functionality is almost identical to the built-in Standard Calculator app in Windows 10. Live Demo: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/apps/windows-10-code-sample-calculator/9nblggh5x0bn Code Sample Download: http://scottge.net/product/uwp-windows-10-sample-calculator/  (The code sample has high quality, and I maintain it constantly.  Please feel free to leave your technical questions[…]

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How to unpublish / hide / delete an app in Windows Store

As a Windows Store app developer, I decide to unpublish / hide one of my sample application called ‘Windows Calculator (Windows 10 Code Sample)’.   The app unpublishing process is not so obvious in the new Windows Dev Dashboard.  Here is how I did it today.   1. Log into the Windows Dev Dashboard (http://dev.windows.com) and[…]

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Windows 10 Nav Pane App Template for Visual Studio 2015

I just published a new Windows 10 Nav Pane App Template for Visual Studio 2015. https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/7284fa56-cd50-4d66-ba61-03ee77bddd19?SRC=Home A navigation pane (or just “nav” pane) is a pattern that allows for many top-level navigation items while conserving screen real estate. The nav pane is widely used for mobile apps, but also works well on larger screens. When[…]

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Controlling the window size of UWP Windows 10 apps

1. Set the default window size when your UWP app launches on the desktop The default launching window size of UWP Windows 10 apps on desktop is 500px (width) * 550px (height). If you want the app to be launched at a preferred width and height, you can set the ApplicationView.PreferredLaunchViewSize property in the main[…]

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A Complete List of Windows Development Tools

I collect tools for Windows Development. The most popular and useful tools are highlighted. Please suggest any other tools in the ‘Comments’. Next week, I will post a separate article about ‘A Complete List of Web Development Tools’ (Update: the post of web development tools is published). I will also have an article about “Data[…]

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How to collect troubleshooting log in Windows Phone

My Windows Phone (Lumia Icon) has recently run into some trouble when I upgrade it from Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows Phone 10 Preview.   It constantly reports the error “0x80070002” and fails the upgrade. I contacted the Microsoft Support, and the support professional shared a useful troubleshooting tool for Windows Phone called “Field Medic”. https://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/field-medic/73c58570-d5a7-46f8-b1b2-2a90024fc29c[…]

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COM Specification–for People Living in the Old World

Microsoft COM (Component Object Model) technology in the Microsoft Windows-family of Operating Systems enables software components to communicate. COM is used by developers to create re-usable software components, link components together to build applications, and take advantage of Windows services. The following COM Spec is from the CD of the 1997 book Inside COM by[…]

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#PowerShell Weekly 20151005 – The Best New PowerShell Content of the Week

  • Changing Service Credentials Using PowerShell
  • How-to Uninstall Windows 10 Apps With Powershell – ESX Virtualization
  • PowerShell 5.0 Just Enough Administration (JEA) Part 1: Understanding JEA and Configuring the Demo Toolkit
  • A Quick PowerShell Tutorial: Adding a Hyper-V Custom View
  • Practicing PowerShell with Veeam
  • All ways to open PowerShell in Windows 10
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#JavaScript Weekly 20151005 – The Best New JavaScript Content of the Week

  • HTML/JS: Making webpages interactive with jQuery
  • 10 Interview Questions Every JavaScript Developer Should Know — JavaScript Scene
  • Mobile advertising DDoS JavaScript drip serves site with 4.5 billion hits
  • nginScript – why create our own JavaScript implementation?
  • Creating Desktop Applications With AngularJS and GitHub Electron
  • Real-time Applications with AngularJS and Java – Part 2
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#cplusplus Weekly 20151005 – The Best New C++ Content of the Week

  • Guidelines Take the Garbage Out of Embedded C++
  • Operations on Character Array & Properties of Object Oriented Programming using C++
  • C++ / Qt Developer – Job in Armenia
  • Various Sorting Techniques & Properties of Object Oriented Programming using c++
  • [C++] Blocking Chat Server – Pastebin.com
  • [C++] irgendwas::irgendwas() { print(die schelle seines vadders); irgendwas: – Pastebin.com
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#cplusplus Weekly 20150915 – The Best New C++ Content of the Week

  • C program to convert temperature from Kelvin’s to Celsius | C/C++ programming
  • Embarcadero Lures Millions of C++ and Delphi Developers to Windows 10 with New RAD Product – Mobile Advertising News & Information | MobileAdvertisingWatch.com
  • [C++] Null-safe pointer – Pastebin.com
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#PowerShell Weekly 20150915 – The Best New PowerShell Content of the Week

  • Powershell Netcat: PowerCat
  • Doing More with PowerShell Objects
  • Use a PowerShell FTP script to upload and download files
  • Constant and Read-Only PowerShell Variables
  • ScriptRock Supports PowerShell DSC
  • How to build the appropriate PowerShell parameters
  • Stories from the PowerShell Trenches: Day 4
  • Stories from the PowerShell Trenches: Day 2
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#JavaScript Weekly 20150915 – The Best New JavaScript Content of the Week

  • Data Structures With JavaScript: Stack and Queue – Tuts+ Code Article
  • Learn it Faster: The Entire JavaScript Language in a Single Image
  • Promises in JavaScript Unit Tests: the Definitive Guide
  • What to look forward to in jQuery 3.0
  • Tracking.js & the computer vision power of JavaScript
  • Chocolat.js – jQuery Responsive Lightbox Plugin
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#cplusplus Weekly 20150907 – The Best New C++ Content of the Week

Welcome to #cplusplus Weekly! Here is a roundup of C++ content from this past week ordered by their social sharing volume.  I manually gather the most shared C++ content in Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. “Junior Software Engineer (C++)”  Publish date: 9/7/2015 Social sharing volume in the past week: “Windows Client C++/C# Software Engineer” Publish[…]

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#JavaScript Weekly 20150907 – The Best New JavaScript Content of the Week

  • Data Structures With JavaScript: What’s a Data Structure? – Tuts+ Code Tutorial
  • Getting Started with JavaScript Realtime Dashboards
  • Are JavaScript Comments Useless?
  • 10 Best JavaScript And Html5 Presentation Frameworks – DevsTrend
  • 3 Ways to Master AngularJS Directives3 Ways to Master AngularJS Directives
  • Realtime Location Tracking on a Map in JavaScript
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#PowerShell Weekly 20150907 – The Best New PowerShell Content of the Week

  • Father of PowerShell promoted to Microsoft Technical Fellow
  • Automating SQL Server Configuration with PowerShell and WMI
  • Add data disks to multiple VMs from PowerShell
  • Tips for Searching for PowerShell History
  • A PowerShell Tip for Selecting Data Easily
  • Manage Clutter by using PowerShell – Office 365 – o365info.com
  • Upcoming features in PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio
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#PowerShell Weekly 20150831 – The Best New PowerShell Content of the Week

“Collecting Performance Counters with PowerShell”; “SysAdmin Magazine Special Edition: PowerShell”; “Block PowerShell from Launching via Office Macros and Scripts”; “Ravello PowerShell Module – LucD notes”; “PowerShell Profile Tricks for Better VMware Management”; “How to open an elevated PowerShell prompt in Windows 10”;

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#JavaScript Weekly 20150831 – The Best New JavaScript Content of the Week

“5 Questions Every Unit Test Must Answer — JavaScript Scene”; “WebRTC Video Chat in 20 Lines of JavaScript (Part 1)”; “JavaScript Workflow Automation Using Grunt and Gulp – Tuts+ Code Tutorial”; “Creating a Web App From Scratch Using AngularJS and Firebase: Part 8 – Tuts+ Code Tutorial”; “Creating your own browser with HTML and JavaScript”;

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#cplusplus Weekly 20150831 – The Best New C++ Content of the Week

“#cplusplus Weekly 20150825 – The Best New C++ Content of the Week”; “[C++] Super Siêu Nhân HULK – Pastebin.com”; “[C++] Fibonacci – Pastebin.com”; “C++ developer | Job Opportunity”; “[C++] C++ – SFML – OpenGL hiba – Pastebin.com”; “Ingénieur Expert Applications Android (SDK/NDK/C/C++) / Android Application Engineer (SDK/NDK/C/C++) at Genymobile”;

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#PowerShell Weekly 20150825 – The Best New PowerShell Content of the Week

“Download SysCtr TP3 evaluation VHD´s with PowerShell”; “Fishing for PowerShell: Leveraging Get-Command and Show-Command”; “PowerShell -Like vs -Contains Comparison Operators | 9to5IT”; “Get the Logitech PowerShell Game Controller with Battery for iPhone 5/5s/iPod touch for just $9 – What’s On Iphone”; “LOGITECH Powershell Controller £0.10 (ten pence) @ PCWorld”;

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#cplusplus Weekly 20150825 – The Best New C++ Content of the Week

“Traps detection during migration of C and C++ code to 64-bit Windows”; “Когда уже в C++ появится свой менеджер пакетов? Каким видится будущее языка из C++ Standards Committee. Интервью с Эриком Ниблером”; “Lessons on development of 64-bit C/C++ applications (single file)”; “C++ Developer Jobs in Pune”; “[C++] #include class A { public: int a; int b; // comment acceder – Pastebin.com”;

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#JavaScript Weekly 20150818 – The Top New JavaScript Content of the Week

Top New Content of the Week: “4.0 is the new 1.0 — Node & JavaScript”; “A Javascript State of the Union”; “Relay | A JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications”; “Localizing Times in JavaScript | CSS-Tricks”; “jQuery Tutorial – javatpoint”; “Airtel JavaScript Code Injection Discussed in Parliament”;

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#PowerShell Weekly 20150818 – The Top New PowerShell Content of the Week

Top New Content of the Week: “Get Rid of Windows 10’s Default Apps with PowerShell”; “How to Detect PowerShell Empire with Carbon Black”; “List Drives using Command Prompt and PowerShell”; “(Part 4) Extending Your Datacenter with Microsoft Azure – Using PowerShell to Deploy your Application (Channel 9)”;

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#cplusplus Weekly 20150817 – The Top New C++ Content of the Week

Top New Content of the Week: “Researchers win Internet Defense Prize for C++ detection tool”; “DataStax C/C++ Driver: 2.1 GA released!”; “C++ Programming Tutorial For Beginners: Learn C++ in 2 hours – Udemy Coupon – Udemy 100% off Udemy coupon”; “C++ programmer (Terraria)”; “Learn C++ by designing a game | ChalkStreet”;

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Best C++ Refactoring Tools (Visual Assist vs. ReSharper C++) in the Market

Visual Assist and ReSharper C++ are the best C++ Refactoring Tools in the market.  Here is a personal comparison of the tools in terms of performance, features, stability, etc. Visual Assist (VA) ReSharper C++ Performance VA components are very fast.  Indexing a new solution takes a while, but runs unobtrusively in the background and is[…]

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New PowerShell Landing Page on MSDN

The Windows PowerShell Team at Microsoft just launched its new landing page on MSDN. https://msdn.microsoft.com/powershell   The new landing page brings you direct access to the four key resources of PowerShell: Windows Management Framework (WMF) – contains the latest version of PowerShell, DSC, WMI, and WinRM. PowerShell Gallery – a nuget-based gallery where you can[…]

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A Summary of Things that Microsoft Released Today for Developers: VS2015, .NET 4.6, etc

Visual Studio Visual Studio 2015 Download Here is a list of new features in Visual Studio 2015. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Visual-Studio/Visual-Studio-2015-Final-Release-Event/Keynote-Visual-Studio-2015-Any-app-Any-developer Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 Download This update is the latest in a cumulative series of technology improvements and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2013. Periodic updates enable us to enhance and expand both Visual Studio and[…]

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The Ultimate C++ Naming Conventions for Windows Development

A consistent naming pattern is one of the most important elements of predictability and discoverability in C++. Widespread use and understanding of these naming guidelines should eliminate many of the most common user questions.  For these reasons and also to promote maintainability, readability, code reviews, improved learning curves, and improve general efficiency. General Naming Conventions[…]

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The Ultimate .NET Naming Conventions

How do we name objects, classes, interfaces, etc in .NET land? A consistent naming pattern is one of the most important elements of predictability and discoverability in a managed class library. Widespread use and understanding of these naming guidelines should eliminate many of the most common user questions.  For these reasons and also to promote[…]

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Programming Languages Course Introduction (CSE P505) at University of Washington

Course Overview This course will offer an introduction to programming language semantics through implementation and formal models. It will emphasize functional programming and cover the key features of modern functional languages (including type systems and memory management), along with some ideas from object-oriented and other programming styles. Course Staff Instructor: Greg Cooper (greg@cs.brown.edu) Greg received[…]

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Azure101: Web App vs Cloud Service

This blog post discusses the difference between Cloud Service and Web App in Microsoft Azure.  Both can be used to create and deploy a website, so what’s the difference?   Web App Web App in Azure is a SaaS (Software as a Service).   You deploy your bits to the Azure IIS containers, and Azure do[…]

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#Azure Weekly 20151005 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

  • NVIDIA GPUs to Accelerate Microsoft Azure
  • Building the Intelligent Cloud: Announcing New Azure Innovations to Transform Business
  • Microsft fleshes out its Azure Data Lake plans; readies public preview | ZDNet
  • Microsoft’s Azure IoT Suite Is Now Available – InformationWeek
  • Microsoft Azure Data Lake Offers Enhanced Analytics Tools – InformationWeek
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#Azure Weekly 20150915 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

  • Live Webinar: Go Mobile with Xamarin and Azure |
  • 7 Stylish Films Debuting at TIFF – Azure Magazine
  • Building Intelligence into your Apps with Azure Machine Learning with Corom Thompson (Channel 9)
  • Interact with Azure AD without using Online Service Sign-In assistant
  • Handling passwords with Azure Automation service accounts
  • Ensure only desired endpoints are open in Azure
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#Azure Weekly 20150907 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

  • Hortonworks Sandbox with HDP 2.3 is now available on Microsoft Azure Gallery
  • Introducing Azure Service Bus Premium Messaging (Channel 9)
  • Azure Resource Manager Preview SDKs
  • Zend Brings Zend Server 8.5 Community-Driven Innovation to Microsoft Azure
  • BitLocker-based Device Encryption and Azure Active Directory
  • Microsoft Azure VMs Aimed at Bigger Enterprise Cloud Workloads
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#Azure Weekly 20150831 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

“Leverage Azure Machine learning in SharePoint”; “Microsoft Beefs Up Azure Virtual Machine Cloud Backups”; “Microsoft Azure CDN Updates for July 2015 with Anton Kucer (Channel 9)”; “​TSG hitches US launch of Debitsuccess to Azure | ZDNet”; “SharePoint 2016 IT Preview als Azure VM”; “SharePoint 2016 VMs Now Available in Azure”;

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#Azure Weekly 20150825 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

“Microsoft’s Azure Government earns FedRAMP ATO”; “Microsoft turns on Windows 10 file backup to Azure”; “””Azure Striker Gunvolt”” Prepares for PC Release”; “Windows 10 PCs can now be backed up to cloud by Azure Backup service”; “Configure automatic Microsoft Intune enrollment of Windows 10 devices when joining Azure Active Directory”;

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#Azure Weekly 20150817 – the Top Microsoft Azure Content of the Week

Top New Content of the Week: “Microsoft takes a step toward merging Microsoft Account and Azure AD cloud identity services | ZDNet”; “SingleHop Offers Managed Services for Azure through Server Intellect Division”; “Hanwha to Work With Azure to Build Solar Plant in India”; “Microsoft Azure Supports Bigger Backups”; “Microsoft merges Microsoft Account and Azure AD Cloud identity services – Firstpost”;

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How to deploy to the Virtual Directory in an Azure website

Last month, I shared how to map a sub-domain to an Azure website.   For example, I own the domain http://scottge.net.  The solution would allow me to deploy an website to its sub-domain: http://ask.scottge.net. This post is about deploying your website to the Virtual Directory of an existing Azure website.  For example, I have the website[…]

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A Complete List of Microsoft Azure Tools

Here comes the a long list of Azure tools, following the Web Development Tool list and the Windows Development Tool list. Management & Monitoring Tools Azure CLI (by Microsoft) – provides a set of open source, cross-platform commands for working with the Azure Platform. The Azure CLI provides much of the same functionality found in[…]

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How to Resolve the "Missing requirement: Eclipse Data Tools Platform Amazon SimpleDB UI Plug-in 1.0.0.v201308121803" Error while installing AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

Before installing the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse, you must install the Database Development plugin first, otherwise, you will get the error “Missing requirement: Eclipse Data Tools Platform Amazon SimpleDB UI Plug-in 1.0.0.v201308121803” during the AWS Toolkit installation process. 1.  Click Help and then Install new software 2.  Type “http://download.eclipse.org/releases/kepler” in the URL field 3.  Select “Database[…]

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3 Lessons from Hosting WordPress blog in Azure

I am hosting my WordPress website (http://scottge.net) in Microsoft Azure.   Microsoft Azure provides a very simple and straightforward wizard that allows you to create a WordPress website with just three clicks.  However, here are 3 lessons that I learnt from doing it.   Lesson 1:  The cost is not just from Microsoft Azure At the[…]

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Get FREE Microsoft Azure account if you are a student!

Good news for global students!  If you are a student (current active student having a .edu email account), you can get a FREE Azure cloud computing account from Microsoft today!   The free account includes: Free Azure Web App Service Free MySQL Database from ClearDB Free App Insights Free VS Online Servce With these, you can[…]

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How to map a sub-domain to an Azure website

I have recently created a personal technical forum website in Microsoft Azure.  By default, Azure assigns a URL like this to the website: http://ask-scott.azurewebsites.net I own the domain http://scottge.net.   I want to use this lovely sub-domain: http://ask.scottge.net for my new forum website.   Here is how I mapped the sub-domain.   1. Add a CNAME entry[…]

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How to customize and deploy an MVCForum website to Azure

I decided to create a personal technical forum in Microsoft Azure, using MVCForum, an open-source forum platform. http://ask.scottge.net The Microsoft Azure web app gallery does support MVCForum.  By following the wizard you can deploy the forum with just a few clicks.  But I am going to download the MVCForum source code, customize it and manually[…]

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How to transfer your Azure website to a different Azure subscription

The Azure self-help portal does not allow you to transfer subscription.  You have to contact Microsoft Azure Support (click ‘Get support’). After signing in, choose ‘Billing’ in ‘Support Type’, and click ‘Create Ticket’. In the next page, choose ‘Account, Subscription and Account Portal Assistance’ in the ‘Problem type’, and choose ‘Transfer my account, subscription or[…]

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Free Microsoft Azure eBooks for Download

Here is a list of free Microsoft Azure eBooks for download. http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/ebooks#azure   Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Machine Learning by Jeff Barnes (April 2015) This third ebook in the “Microsoft Azure Essentials” series introduces Microsoft Azure Machine Learning, a service that a developer can use to build predictive analytics models (using training datasets from a[…]

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PM101: What is Scrum in Under 10 Minutes

“Scrum is a management and control process that cuts through complexity to focus on building software that meets business needs. Management and teams are able to get their hands around the requirements and technologies, never let go, and deliver working software, incrementally and empirically.” – https://www.scrum.org/Resources/What-is-Scrum

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#VisualStudio Weekly 20151005 – The Best New Visual Studio Content of the Past Week

  • Getting started with Visual Studio Code (VSC) on Linux
  • 31 Days of Visual Studio 2015 Tricks and Treats – Falafel Software Blog
  • Null-Conditional Operators – Day 2 – Visual Studio 2015
  • Python Tools for Visual Studio
  • Auto Property Initializers – Day 4 – Visual Studio 2015 – Falafel Software Blog
  • Creating an ASP.NET 5 site with Visual Studio Code – Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman – Tobias Zimmergren’s thoughts on technology and business
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#VisualStudio Weekly 20150915 – The Best New Visual Studio Content of the Past Week

  • TypeScript with Visual Studio 2015 –
  • Perpetuum’s Reporting and Data Visualization components are adding Visual Studio 2015 support
  • Three New Features I Like in Visual Studio 2015
  • Update Visual Studio 2015 to fix devenv process freezing
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#VisualStudio Weekly 20150907 – The Best New Visual Studio Content of the Past Week

  • Keep Track of your active file inside Solution Explorer – A Quick Visual Studio Tip
  • Visual Studio 2015 – The name MapControl does not exist in the namespace using:Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls.Maps
  • Design time preview for your multi devices apps in Visual Studio 2015
  • Visuals Associate Producer – Confidential – Studio City
  • How to temporarily disable or turn off ReSharper in Visual Studio 2015 ?
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#VisualStudio Weekly 20150831 – The Best New Visual Studio Content of the Past Week

“Learning Visual Studio Code”; “TypeScript and Angular 2 in Visual Studio 2015 (Channel 9)”; “Visual Studio 2012 Update 5 Now Available”; “Unity with Visual Studio Code (Channel 9)”; “Jumpstart your Win10 IoT development with the AllJoyn Studio for Visual Studio 2015 (Channel 9)”

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#VisualStudio Weekly 20150825 – The Best New Visual Studio Content of the Past Week

“Micro Focus Updates COBOL for Visual Studio 2015”; “Importing Visual studio Cordova project with Ionic and AngularJS into MobileFirst Platform – IBM MobileFirst Platform”; “Microsoft releases Update 5 for Visual Studio 2012”; “Visual studio 2015: New Exciting Features For Developers”;

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#VisualStudio Weekly 20150817 – The Top New Visual Studio Content of the Week

Top New Content of the Week: “Arduino for Visual Studio 2015 [Beta] (Channel 9)”; “Visual Studio Code (Channel 9)”; “Debugging 101 in Visual Studio with Andrew Hall (Channel 9)”; “Microsoft answers questions about Visual Studio 2015”; “Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise ISO Free Download”; “AC’s Blog: Node.js Development for .NET Developers: Developing & Debugging Workflow – with Visual Studio Code”;

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Microsoft just Released Team Foundation Server 2015 RTM

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 RTM had her debute yesterday on the Visual Studio news homepage. What can Team Foundation Server do for me? Team Foundation Server 2015 is an enterprise-grade server for teams to share code, track work, and ship software — for any language, all in a single package.  It’s the[…]

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A Complete List of Web Development Tools

Thank you for your feedback on my last week’s post ‘A Complete List of Windows Development Tools’.  I’d like to share a list of web development tools this week.  Again, the most popular and useful tools are highlighted.  Please suggest any other tools in the ‘Comments’ and I will add them to the list.    To[…]

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A Summary of Things that Microsoft Released Today for Developers: VS2015, .NET 4.6, etc

Visual Studio Visual Studio 2015 Download Here is a list of new features in Visual Studio 2015. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Visual-Studio/Visual-Studio-2015-Final-Release-Event/Keynote-Visual-Studio-2015-Any-app-Any-developer Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 Download This update is the latest in a cumulative series of technology improvements and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2013. Periodic updates enable us to enhance and expand both Visual Studio and[…]

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A Complete List of Windows Development Tools

I collect tools for Windows Development. The most popular and useful tools are highlighted. Please suggest any other tools in the ‘Comments’. Next week, I will post a separate article about ‘A Complete List of Web Development Tools’ (Update: the post of web development tools is published). I will also have an article about “Data[…]

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Best .NET Decompiler Tools

.NET Reflector by RedGate This is the BEST .NET decompiler tool in the market.   It allows you to decompile, understand, and fix any .NET code, even if you don’t have the source.   However, .NET Refector is no longer free from Feb, 2011.   You can watch its introduction video from here: The rest tools in the[…]

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How to Resolve the "Missing requirement: Eclipse Data Tools Platform Amazon SimpleDB UI Plug-in 1.0.0.v201308121803" Error while installing AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

Before installing the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse, you must install the Database Development plugin first, otherwise, you will get the error “Missing requirement: Eclipse Data Tools Platform Amazon SimpleDB UI Plug-in 1.0.0.v201308121803” during the AWS Toolkit installation process. 1.  Click Help and then Install new software 2.  Type “http://download.eclipse.org/releases/kepler” in the URL field 3.  Select “Database[…]

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A Complete List of Microsoft SDKs for Download

The downloads available differ by Visual Studio version. Pick your Visual Studio version by using the tabs below.  The SDK downloads for Visual Studio 2015 will be available when Visual Studio 2015 RTM is released on July 20th.

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Microsoft announces Visual Studio 2015 final release date: July 20th

S. Somasegar, CVP of Microsoft Developer Division, made an important announcement in his blog: Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015, and .NET Framework 4.6 will be released on July 20th, 9 days before the Windows 10 release (July 29th). Visual Studio 2015 is a big release.  It is opening up to developers targeting new[…]

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