What’s new in IE10 Platform Preview 6

IE10 Platform Preview

Microsoft updates Internet Explorer Platform Preview and releases Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 6 along with Windows 8 today. This Sixth Platform Preview of IE10 delivers improved performance and support for touch-first HTML5, as well as a new power-optimized, touch-friendly Adobe Flash Player. For the first time, “Do Not Track” is turned On in Internet Explorer 10 […]

Visual Studio 2012 RC for Windows 8 Available Now! (All ISO Images)

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With the advent of the Windows 8 Release Preview, Microsoft has just gone live with the download links for release candidate version of Visual Studio 2012 formally known as “Visual Studio 11″. The release has a lot of changes compared to the beta version that was first released in late February. For your conveience, we have grabbed direct download links from official […]

Visual Studio 11 Beta for Windows 8 Available Now! (All ISO Images)

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Microsoft takes care everyone! now its developers turn. Microsoft is also releasing Visual Studio 11 Beta for Windows 8. Visual Studio 11 beta brings many improvements, including workflows, new preview tabs, clutter free user interface and streamlines application lifecycle management. In addition to Beta, Microsoft has also released .Net Framework 4.5 and Team Foundation Server Express. While […]

Microsoft extends the expiration of Windows 8 Developer Preview & Windows 8 Server Developer Preview

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Recently Microsoft has released an update (KB2671501) that extends the evaluation version would be alive through January 15, 2013. The update is available for both Windows 8 Developer Preview and Windows 8 Server Developer Preview. In September of last year, Microsoft officially previewed Windows 8 and offered developers a chance to evaluate and the new […]

Kinect for Windows SDK v1.0 is now Available!

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A day ago, the Kinect for Windows team released the Kinect for Windows SDK 1.0. It enables  easy access to the capabilities offered by the Microsoft Kinect device connected to computers running the Windows 7 and Windows 8 Developer Preview. Kinect for Windows SDK includes drivers, rich APIs for raw sensor streams and human motion tracking, […]

How to run Turbo C++ on Windows Vista and 7

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Over the past few days, I have been getting emails asking how to run Turbo C++ 3.0 in Windows Vista and 7. Because since the removal of NTVDM in Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows doens’t support full screen mode for DOS programs, because it has some compatibility glitches with Windows Aero UI. Turbo C++ was a […]

Microsoft announces Windows Phone Developer Program for India

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At the recent Mobile Developer Summit which took place on November 2, 2011 at Bangalore Microsoft announced the details of the developer programme for Windows Mobile in India with ‘I unlock Joy’, a unique Application Development and Submission Program, where technology professionals and students get an opportunity to develop applications and showcase creativity. ‘I unlock […]

Microsoft unlocks resources for developers via MSDN

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After releasing Windows 8 Developer Preview at BUILD, Microsoft has started serving other resources for developers via MSDN. Microsoft always has healthy relationship with developers and it plays a vital role behind the success of any platform and it was quite expected since Microsoft had already decided to introduce a new fresh API – “WinRT” […]

How to Add Jumplist items (Tasks and Custom Categories) to your website for IE9

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Microsoft released the beta of the very popular web browser yesterday-new features abound, including streamlined design, enhanced tabs, and hardware acceleration. I’m still playing with it and so far impressed very much with the IE9. We just covered an article, ”How to Pin websites to Taskbar and Start Menu with Internet Explorer 9 Beta” and […]

FIX: An unexpected error occurred in the .NET Framework Data Provider for MySQL

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I just upgraded my VS2010 Premium to VS2010 SP1 with the final release of SP1 published in MSDN, and MySQL Connector Net 6.3.7, which was already installed on my PC with the latest versions of MySQL Server, has stopped working and gets broken when adding new DataSource or make a new connection. An error message […]