The Daily Six Pack: April 11, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 Deep dive: Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC and Azure SDK 2.3, Mohit Srivastava Other Meet the man who created the 'catastrophic' Heartbleed bug, Patrick Howell O'Neill Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 Beta, S.Somasegar Deadly Space Rocks! Help NASA

The Daily Six Pack: April 1, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Windows XP Bliss It's Bliss: behind the iconic Windows XP photo, Lexy Savvides Other Build Quick Windows Phone Apps using Windows Phone App Studio Beta, Vikram Pendse 6 Simple Performance Tips for SQL SELECT Statements, Mpumelelo Msimanga Six clicks: Weird tricks that will actually make

The Daily Six Pack: January 20, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Edit Facebook Privacy Edit privacy on Facebook app, Josh Benson Other How to Check If Your Accounts Have Been Hacked, Dan O'Halloran How to Get 50GB Free Storage Right Now on iOS, Brian Barrett Free Android SOS App to Send Location to Close Ones if

The Daily Six Pack: September 10, 2013

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate Announcing the Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate, S. Somasegar Other Using Dropbox in your .NET Application, Artem Smirnov Announcing the .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC, The .NET Team Top 10 things to know about the LightSwitch HTML Client, Michael Washington Windows 8.1 Review,

The Daily Six Pack: July 15, 2013

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Buying Bitcoin in South Africa has probably not been the easiest of things to do, until now. Jeffrey Denning has a great article on how to do just that. He also points out that you can use an all South African exchange too. If you aren't into mining Bitcoins, why

The Daily Six Pack: July 12, 2013

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Energy Consumption Tool in Visual Studio 2013 aims to solve a very real problem, and one that I am sure that most of us as developers don't give a second thought to. If your applications are battery hungry, this will quickly result in bad customer experience. To keep your application's energy

The Daily Six Pack: July 8, 2013

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Visual Studio 2013 UI changes seem imminent. This obviously means that developers of Visual Studio extensions are really going to love Microsoft after the latest change. Luckily the change isn't radical at all (not that I minded the Visual Studio 2010 UI) but I do think that the Visual Studio

The Daily Six Pack: June 12, 2013

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Data Backup strategies vary, but one thing is for certain. How ever you do it, be sure to do it. Shawn Keene wrote a great article on his blog about his hard drive crash and how he recovered from it. Do you backup your data on a regular basis? What