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Igal Tabachnik
Oct 21, 2014
My top 3 favorite Windows productivity tools!
There are way more tools I love and use every day, but the following 3 are my must-haves on every Windows machine I use, so I wanted to share them with you. And they are completely free! (Ok, there ar ...
Dror Helper
Oct 19, 2014
4 programming books available online - for free
Software development books don’t come cheap and it’s fine. The author has spent countless hours and sleepless nights transferring his/her knowledge and should be compensated for it. But some authors ...
Dror Helper
Oct 16, 2014
Upcoming conferences
As 2014 ends and the new year begins I have a few speaking opportunities planned right around the corner:   When: 3rd December 2014 I’ve enjoyed speaking at NDC London last year and I’m glad ...
Igal Tabachnik
Oct 16, 2014
Regular Expression enhancements in ReSharper 9
Yesterday, JetBrains announced the first public EAP of ReSharper 9! While I’m sure they will dedicate whole blog posts about the new (and truly amazing!) features of ReSharper 9, I wanted to beat JetB ...
Alon Fliess
Oct 14, 2014
Universal App of Things – The Server Side
Those who know me know that I love gadgets, and more than that, I love writing code for gadgets. I use Internet of Things before it was called IoT. My biggest gadget is my home. I have a home automati ...
Alon Fliess
Oct 14, 2014
Windows 10 Kernel Changes
As you probably know, you can download and play with the first bits of Windows 10. While there are many things to discover in the User Interface of the Windows Shell and WinRT applications, I like to ...
Dror Helper
Oct 13, 2014
Strongly typed localized strings in universal apps
Back in the old days when the need for localized string arose, I would add a new string and use AppResources to access the correct string in code.In Windows Phone application (known today as Windows P ...
Tamir Dresher
Oct 07, 2014
Symbolic link to the rescue
I mentioned before that in one of the projects I consulting there is a dependency on some outer system, the dependency is a must have and this means that some dll references needs to reference to anot ...
Pavel Yosifovich
Oct 06, 2014
WRL Class Library Template for Windows Phone 8.1
The Windows Runtime Library (WRL) is a C++ class library that can be used to author Windows Runtime components in standard C++, without resorting to the C++/CX extensions. The flip side is that it’s m ...
Pavel Yosifovich
Oct 01, 2014
Windows 10 Preview – First Impressions
The curtain is lifted… Microsoft’s new OS is revealed in all its preview – Windows 10. Yes, the name is unexpected. Better guesses were “Windows 9”, “Windows One”, just “Windows” and probably a few ot ...