Evaluating AWS

I’ve been a long time user of Microsoft products and therefore I naturally gravitated towards Azure. Recently, I’ve been using AWS and have found it to be a much better platform than Azure. I’m therefore evaluating the effort involved in migrating my blog to AWS.

Visual Studio 2017

Hi everyone, Visual Studio 2017 is now available to download from https://www.visualstudio.com/ for developing Windows software and applications whether they’re running on Windows Phone, Surface. Windows 10, Xbox, Holo Lens, Azure, IoT and any other Windows-based device.

Local Mosque Guide now available for Windows 8.1

Local mosque guide is now available to download for your Windows 8.1 PC https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/store/apps/local-mosque-guide/9nblggh1r3r3 Local mosque guide: No matter where you travel, you’ll be able to locate a mosque locally so that you never miss your prayers. Get directions & information to the local mosques with the ability to send them to others via SMS… Continue reading Local Mosque Guide now available for Windows 8.1

Microsoft OneNote with handwriting recognition

This is pretty amazing considering how poor my handwriting is, OneNote is still able to find it using its searching capabilities. I’m absolutely impressed with it so much that I’ve attached a video of it to this post. Very useful when taking notes in a meeting and then trying to find them at a later… Continue reading Microsoft OneNote with handwriting recognition

Who Called Me? for Windows Phone

A user supplied database of companies that don’t leave messages, disconnect once you answer, and simply interrupt your day. Have you ever received a call from an unknown number or an unwanted random SMS, and want more information? Chances are that you’re not the only one. Search for the number to see reports submitted from… Continue reading Who Called Me? for Windows Phone

ClientCache for ASP.NET web forms 2.0 – 4.5 (dynamic caching and conditional get support)

ClientCache Enables client side caching of dynamic content using dynamic caching and conditional get, thus reducing the request/responses to and from the server when the page content hasn’t changed. To use, do the following: C# Using ClientCache; VB.NET Imports ClientCache To Invoke C# .NET 3+ this.UseClientCache(); C# .NET 2+ UseClientCache(context); VB.NET 3+ Me.UseClientCache() VB.NET 2+… Continue reading ClientCache for ASP.NET web forms 2.0 – 4.5 (dynamic caching and conditional get support)

PerfTweaksLite for ASP.NET web forms 2.0 – 4.5 with dynamic caching and conditional get support

Dynamic caching and conditional get support for any ASP.NET web form application. Add the PerfTweaksLite dll to your project Add the following line of code for any pre-login (public) page caching and conditional getting, PerfTweaksLite.HttpTweak.PublicCache(Context); where context is HttpContext. To be used on dynamic pages where the content doesn’t vary on a per user basis.… Continue reading PerfTweaksLite for ASP.NET web forms 2.0 – 4.5 with dynamic caching and conditional get support