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Mostly I am looking at what I have to verify that they are enough for developing latest UWP Projects. The main feature that .NET 2.0 Standard brings about is the access for about 20000 APIs.So what are the requirements?You need to have Visual Studio 2017 v15.4. According to my previous...
We had quite exhausted our energies at Pompeii and we left Pompeii around 2 PM and proceeded with our next stop at Sorrento.It was probably Greeks who founded Sorrento and later ruled by Etruscans (~90 BC), Romans came later. Sorrento derived its name from the Sirens who in Greek mytho...
 Looks like it is not completely dead. There is a flicker.TrekStor German firm has come up with a new Windows Phone called WinPhone 5.0, a mobile-enterprise quality device. TrekStor is also putting out a wearable using possibly the Windows 10 IOT core, a product more for enterpris...
MobileFrame is perhaps the only enterprise grade, cross-platform mobile platform. It is ideal when you need to take your paper-based processes to a enterprise grade mobile platform.'http://www.mobileframe.com/'MobileFrame recognized in 2017 Mobile App Development Platform Magic Quadran...
In my previous post I described about Universal Windows Platform Projects (UWP). UWP's are for all Windows device family and not just one specific device. This  means there is a lot to gain by learning UWP.There are indications that Windows 10 Mobile may revive with another avatar...
Prior to SQL Server 2017, there was an option to include SQL Server Reporting Services during SQL Server Installation.If you have reviewed my previous post related to Installing SQL Server 2017 Development edition you would have noticed the absence of anything related to SQL Server Rep...
The application you are writing must be authenticated before the MapControl and the services that needed, the map services in the Windows.Services.Maps. You need a maps authentication key from the Bing Maps Developer Center in a similar way that you need a key for using Maps on Google ...
September 21: We will be visiting Pompeii excavations for the better part of the morning; have lunch at Sorrento and get a distant view of Positano on the way back. Maiori to Pompeii RuinsPompeii was our first phase of the visit on September 21, 2017 and we started around 8:30 fro...
Here are more links in mu posts to XAML after you read this beginner post.http://hodentek.blogspot.com/search?q=xamlXAML is a XML based language that Microsoft developed to create a applications the easy way. XAML is declarative that means that whatever you declare up front is what you...
It is so easy to connect to SQL Server database.Read here: What is Microsoft SQL Operations Studio?http://hodentekhelp.blogspot.com/2017/12/what-is-sql-operations-studio.htmlRead here: Microsoft SQL Operations Studio User Interfacehttps://hodentekmsss.blogspot.com/2017/12/sql-operation...
AlohaHope to post more in coming years....Keep fit and look forward to great things.Mahalo
Tidyverse.org defines itself as an 'opinionated collection of R Packages'. This is a modest statment as tidyverse can do a lot of things.Tidyverse is specialized group of packages for data science.  If you are familair with ggplot2, the most popular data visualizing packgage in R ...
.NET is Microsoft Specific which is also featuring in some Open source projects. Believe me it is true, read here:https://opensource.com/business/14/11/microsoft-dot-net-empower-open-source-communities'Microsoft is providing the full .NET server stack in open source, including ASP.NET,...
A RDL file is a report definition language (RDL) file. It has every bit of information in the file. It's actually the blueprint for the report and there is no better tool than XML Notepad to read it.You have several options to look at a report's rdl file as shown (by right clicking the...
Looking at a bunch of data does not give a feeling for the big and small values without making comparisons by reasoning. This next table is trivial in that you can easily see the small and big values. However I have chosen this to make the explanation easy to understand.This compari...
Video content need not be a black-box containing the various stuff that go into video like, images, audio, etc. Video Virtualization takes your video file and converts it into another file where the individual pieces in the original video can be edited. Microsoft, Amazon and IBM are in...
Well there is a heavy-weight tool, SQL Server Management Studio that is installed as a separate application from SQL Server installation (used to be a part of the SQL Server installation). SQL Operations Studio is a lighter tool. It is free and you can carry out database development op...
After a delightful morning in Amalfi and lunch we started on our next visit for the day, a visit to Ravello. The bus takes less than 20 minutes to reach from Amalfi. Ravello is long associated with Moors (who ruled Sicily and Sardinia), and Moorish art and architecture. The towers and ...
Recalling a journey I took in November 2011Google area map of the places mentioned are shown in the first photo.On the slopes of the Western Ghats in India, perched on a tiny slice of Karnataka in the southern part of India there is a paradise called 'Coorg' (Anglicized version of 'Kod...
If you are an app developer and you want to bring in the capabilities of Power BI into your app then Power BI Embedded is for you. It is an offer to present the analytic\visualization power of PowerBI as Software as a service.Power BI Embedded simplifies this process to quickly cre...
Children are already enough distracted without Facebook making this fatal mistake.Keep children out of board rooms and guarding the bottom line.This is a terrible mistake!
September 20: It was a beautiful day in Maiori. We boarded a ferry at Maiori wharf to cruise along the Amalfi coast and visit Amalfi. <place holder for video 1>After disembarking from the boat at the Amalfi wharf Katia (tour director) marched us through the portals of the city. ...
TABLOCK is one of several table hints in SQL Server which includes the following:   FORCESCAN     FORCESEEK     HOLDLOCK      NOLOCK      NOWAIT     PAGLOCK      READCOMMI...
The Web application templates in VS 2017 Community has not changed much from those available in VS 2013 except that the Facebook web application has disappeared and a new Azure API App has been added. You can add folders and core references to:Web FormsMVCAPIThe various templates avail...
UWP is an app for the Windows 10 and Windows 10 runs on a number of hardware devices: PC, tablet, Xbox, HoloLens, Surface Hub etc. UWP with just one API set and one app package and one store can reach all screen sizes from the smallest to the largest. It can support different modes of ...
ODBC source is one of the many sources that you can connect to in Reporting Services using the Report Builder.Here are the steps. It is assumed you have SQL Server 2016 SP1 installed; Report Builder is alsoinstalled on the same machine. For these steps it is assumed that the SQL Server...
Excel provides excellent, easy-to-use MAP element that can be inserted into an Excel spreadsheet. It is easily accessed from the Insert menu item as shown. Of course your data must have geographical data.Let us get some data into a work sheet. Click create Data and use the option ...
Power BI does not support the Microsoft OLEDB Provider for ODBC Drivers also known as MSDASQL. Power BI uses the .NET Framework Data Provider of OLEDB (System.Data.OLEDB).This was found while connecting Power BI to Microsoft Excel using the connection string developed using a (Universa...
Somethings should not be reversed especially those that affects nature and environment.Fine the perpetrators such as the one shown here.What kind of sickness is this, killing helpless animals. Shame on you!Video source http://time.com/5028798/elephant-hunting-trophy-zimbabwe/
What we more importantly need is a CDO.CDO is Chief Data officer(DBA in disguise?) who can mesmerize your customers with the infinite possibilities of data analytics.Well, you also need a CAO, the Chief Analytics Officer.Here is a play on the anagrams from Gannet.
It is from Mozilla.org. It is free and has many cool features. It's Remix mode allows you easily modify existing Thimble projects to suit your requirements.Thimble is a one-stop program bundling code editor, web server, web browser and developer tools. It has an unbelievable number of ...
SQL Server 2016 SP1 on Windows 10 Professional on a Dell LaptopReport Manager (Web Portal URL) has reports embedded, folders etc. Report server; Report Manager and Report Builder 3 are all working.Trying to create a New Subscription or New History Snapshot produces error. Report user i...
This is the definition of Operational Database Management System(ODBMS) according to Gartner (5/10/2016):"The operational database management system (OPDBMS) market is concerned with relational and nonrelational DBMS (see Note 1) products suitable for a broad range of enterprise-level ...
XMLNotepad is a Microsoft tool, an XML editor. You can easily open an XML documents using this tool. It is very useful and very informative.You can get the latest version from the Codeplex site here:Go to this link.https://xmlnotepad.codeplex.com/Click on downloadable installer.This wi...
The computer I am using is a Dell Computer (a laptop, actually) with Intel Core I7 and it has a NVIDIA GeForce GTX card. Can I run Microsoft Mixed Reality on this laptop?I have 8GB installed RAM. It is a 64-bit OS with x64-based processor. The Intel i7-6700HQ CPU runs at 2.60 GHZ.The O...
In the previous post, the various workloads chosen for the download was described. After installing Visual Studio Community 2017 that takes about an hour, the following programs are accessible using Visual Studio:Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2017 Version 15.4.0VisualStudio.15.Rele...
Visual Studio has grown a lot and it is really humongous with several different kinds of Works loads.You can install to work with all kinds of work loads or you can pick and choose on the page "Installing -Visual Studio Community 2017 - 15.4.2.For example I have chosen to install the f...
First of all you need Android Studio and for Windows you can download Android Studio 3.0 here. Of course you need to accept the license terms. More importantly brush up your Java skills. https://developer.android.com/studio/index.htmlOnce you download the file you will be taken to the ...
This new one is at Ala Moana Shopping Center behind what used to be Shirokiya (old). If you are into Japanese food, you may want to try this.I know you are keen to find out how expensive it is. Here is pic to show that.Here is a video I took today. Recently paid a visit at lunch time. ...
Yes, definitely Mozilla gives more actionable messages.Here is a response from Microsoft Edge while trying to access a Reporting Services Web URL. The message leads to a dead-end.The same site on Mozilla Firefox provides more detailed information as shown: