Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 240,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2013 Tools for Office download for Visual Studio 2012

If you are looking for Visual Studio 2013 Tools for Office download in Google and Bing the go luck to you. Microsoft no longer calls it Visual Studio 2013 Tools for Office. I believe it is called Apps for Office … Continue reading

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WebForms vs. MVC

Let me pick up few important points from the article WebForms vs. MVC (http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/528117/WebForms-vs-MVC). This article is obviously bias.   1. It was still not able to solve the problems of unit testing. We should ask the question why should … Continue reading

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OCR using Office 2013

You will no longer find the OCR tool in Office 2013. You can still do that by 1. Paste your picture to OneNote. 2. Right click picture then choose Copy Text from Picture.

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AMD Advanced Micro Devices the future 2014

With the top end processors from AMD, NVIDIA was forced to reduce the price of its expensive units. AMD is a part all consoles though new Xbox and PS4 are more in demand. CFO Devinder Kumar attended the Credit Suisse … Continue reading

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Async Query & Save with Entity Framework 6

The document showing the new feature of EF 6. You can now Query and Save asynchronously. When you read through the document http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/data/jj819165.aspx then you will find no source code associates with it. The key code as follow: The Model: … Continue reading

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Export product backlog to excel TFS (Team Foundation Server)

If you use google or bing search to search for “Export product backlog to excel TFS” then you hardly find how to export product backlog from TFS to excel. The step is in Create, Open, and Modify Work Items Using … Continue reading

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