The Daily Six Pack: June 27, 2013

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Windows 8.1 Preview is here. Get a feel for the OS with a first-hand look at many of the new features and improvements with the Windows 8.1 Preview. Brandon LeBlanc discusses Windows 8.1 Preview in more detail in today's featured link, so be sure to check it out especially if you can't

The Daily Six Pack: June 20, 2013

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Task Manager in Windows 8 has been overhauled. It now includes a lot of excellent new features. In the video below, Tim Bush walks us through some of the new features and enhancements. He also shows us some of the hidden tips and tricks you might have missed. If you

The Daily Six Pack: June 6, 2013

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Windows 8.1 Preview will be with us on June 26th. Some of the new features are included in the lock screen, Start screen, All Apps, desktop, Search, SkyDrive, Snap and Photos experiences. Something tells me that Windows 8.1 will be a real doozy! For those that didn't like Windows 8, why

The Daily Six Pack: May 24, 2013

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Code Comments are essential to every programmer's job. It is especially important if you're the programmer that needs to understand what the code needs to do. The problem is that code comments are many times a tedious affair and not  many programmers keep it up throughout the project. That is

The Daily Six Pack: May 20, 2013

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Reverse Engineering is a very real threat in today's software development landscape. A colleague of mine had to reverse engineer an application that needed changes made to the code logic. The problem was that the previous developer left without handing over the source. The gist of today's featured link is

The Daily Six Pack: May 7, 2013

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Today Tareq Ateik announces the availability of Khaleej Apps. This is a one stop site where you'll find Windows Phone and Windows 8 applications in the Gulf as well as top International apps, top games, social and news apps to showcase to your customers, partners, family and friends. Be sure to

The Daily Six Pack: May 2, 2013

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Today we see some nice links such as the release of the Windows Azure Training Kit as well as the release of the Ajax Control Toolkit. Ricardo Peres reviewes the book Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 expert development cookbook. Have a look on CodePlex at the open source Obfuscator Obfuscar.

Visual Studio 2012 Tips Part 5 – Protect Your Code, Obfuscate

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In the world of Software Development today, anyone that doesn't protect their intellectual property is setting themselves up for disaster. Luckily, Visual Studio 2012 (as do previous editions of Visual Studio) comes with a community edition of PreEmptive Dotfuscator and Analytics. To compare the editions and other features available in Dotfuscator