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Month: January 2013

The Missing Windows 8 Instructional Video

Scott Hanselman created a great video that gives you a near-complete understanding of the major features in Windows 8 including the Start Screen, Hot Corners, Full Screen Apps, Desktop Apps, The Store, Browsing, Doing Social Stuff. All while using the mouse and keyboard Shortcuts. here is the link to the video on youtube:

How this blog did in 2012

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 10 years to get that many views. In 2012, there were 32 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 48 posts. The busiest day of the year was September 14th with83 views. The most popular post that day was Visual Studio 2012 official…

Is there a place for div in html5

After introducing new elements like <article>, <section>, and <aside> in HTML5,  web developers might ask if the <div>  element still has a place or more practically when we should use plain simple divs. Now that we have access to the more meaningful new semantic tags in HTML5 (header,article, section, and footer, figure), would we still need to use a  div? Well the answer is definitely YES. According to W3C: “The div tag defines a division or a section in an HTML document and it can be used…

Windows8 keyboard shortcuts

A list of the essential keyboard short-cuts for Windows 8 useful for a non-touch screen computer.   Keys Functionality Windows logo key  + Start typing Search your PC Ctrl+plus (+) or Ctrl+minus (-) Zoom in or out of a large number of items, like apps pinned to the Start screen Ctrl + Scroll wheel Zoom in or out of a large number of items, like apps pinned to the Start screen Windows logo key  + C Open the charms Windows logo key  +…

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