India to Oppose International Framework for Net Censorship

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According to Hindustan Times, today India would be looking to oppose the any form of internet governance rules set up under the UN. Internet censorship already exists in many countries, in which many social networks, YouTube and search engines fine themselves blocked in countries. But ITU’s plans are to take such censorship further in laying down […]

Microsoft to Kill Live Messenger in Favour of Skype

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Last year Microsoft ended up buying Skype at an approximate price tag of US $ 8.5 Billion. Many were left wondering what will be the fate of Windows Live Messenger which was also similar to Skype. The Verge, has reported that Windows Live Messenger will soon be killed off by Microsoft. A couple of days ago, I […]

10 Best Productivity Features in SharePoint 2013

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Sigar DaveSharePoint Team Lead , Office 365 consultant www.trickycoder.com

Nuget for Visual Studio

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Nuget​ is a package manager for visual studio. It allows developers to setup third party libraries in the project easily. For example if you are working on a console application to migrate documents and want to use log4net library. You can just search for log4net in package manager gallery and add reference to it. All […]

The 10 Best Sharepoint features You have Never used

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Sigar DaveSharePoint Team Lead , Office 365 consultant www.trickycoder.com

SharePoint 2010: Approve/Reject Multiple Items

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You can approve/Reject an item from SharePoint ribbon. But only one item can be approved or rejected. But I’ve found requirements from few of my clients that they want to approve/reject in batch rather than one by one. This is logical. If there’s 100 of items to approve/reject, doing this one by one is tedious. […]

Online Tool to Help You Pronounce Names Correctly with Audio Files

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Posted: 23 Oct 2012 10:50 AM PDT The internet has brought the world closer. Today I have friends who are from different countries and different cultures. Usually with my friends in Europe or the US, I do not have any issues communicating with them, because English being a common language. But my name is not […]

Three ways to tell if a .NET Assembly is Strongly Named (or has Strong Name)

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Here are several convenient ways to tell whether a .NET assembly is strongly named. (English language note: I assume the form “strongly named” is preferred over “strong named” since that’s the form used in the output of the sn.exe tool shown immediately below.) Towards the end, this post discusses use of Strong Names with Silverlight. Then in the […]

Send Free SMS Directly from your Gmail Chat

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Gmail has introduced a new feature that allows users to send free SMS directly from the Gmail chat window. As I logged into my account today, I saw a pop-up alerting me to the new feature. How Gmail’s Free SMS works: Previously we could send SMS to other users from our contact list. This feature […]

Use Indian Languages like Hindi, Marathi and Tamil with Gmail

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Today, Gmail has expanded the number of languages it supports. The list is over 100 languages. It has also allowed virtual keyboards for using non-latin languages. Languages written in different scripts like Hindi, Marathi, Tamil and Gujrati are very popular in India. Gmail allows users to switch with a single click. How it works: Just […]