New features in Windows 8

Windows 8 is the next version of Microsoft Windows, a series of operating systems produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablet PCs, servers and media center PCs. “Building Windows 8” official blog is starting to drop out a bunch of information about the next version of Windows including.

Windows 8 brings together all the power and flexibility you have in your PC today with the ability to immerse yourself in a Metro style experience. You don’t have to compromise! You carry one device that does everything you want and need.  You can connect that device to peripherals you want to use. You can use devices designed to dock to large screen displays and other peripherals.  You can use convertible devices that can be both immersive tablets and flexible laptops. More...

Top 100 ways to motivate yourself

100 Motivation practiceThe lack of motivation can to a cancer that can build apathy, pessimism, cynicism, and can stifle energy stunting a company's growth and just like cancer if not treated can destroy the organization. Managers have the reasonability to examine every single individual and also the places they need to have improvement, apply motivational theories in their behavior modification plan. Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. — Charles Mingus. More...

ILSpy versus .NET Reflector

ILSpy - open source.NET assembly browser, decompiler and software utility for Microsoft .NET combining class browsing, static analysis and decompilation. Tool for code internal assemblies code analyze or reflector tool for our applications to improve the performance or to know the internals of the assembly we have created. I was using Red Gate .NET Reflector earlier for same as it was free and with frequent updates. Now Red Gate has made that tool paid (about 35$) version so I found alternative tools from that I can see IL and C# code easily for free. Why we need to pay money if we can develop open source product like ILSpy? That decompiler tool almost giving same functionalities like .NET Reflector. More...

Yasiv is Yet Another Similar Items Visualization

Yasiv is Yet Another Similar Items VisualizationAt this article I am going to present yasivWhat is Yasiv? No, Yasiv is not populated place in Afghanistan :) This is a beautiful assistant in books search, a web site developed by Andrei Kashcha (aka Anvaka). Yasiv visualizes a relation network of books on Amazon, from the statistics data "customers who bought this item also bought", by digging related books again and again. You also can faster see description and google book preview,  if it is available for this book. More...

.NET Gadgeteer platform and Micro Framework

.NET Gadgeteer platform and Micro Framework.NET Micro Framework is an open source platform that expands the power and versatility of .NET to the world of small embedded applications. Desktop programmers can harness their existing .NET knowledge base to bring complex embedded concepts to market on time (and under budget). Embedded Developers can tap into the massive productivity gains that have been seen on the Desktop. Microsoft has announced the official launch of Gadgeteer, a set of electronic parts designed to be plugged together to build prototypes or working electronic devices. Remote controlled cars and cameras are given as possible examples. More...