Top 10 posts you may have missed from March

 Apr 02, 2015

Indexed member initialisers in C# 6
By Newton Godoy | Mar 4th, 2015

The new C# 6 compiler was released as open source on 1st April, 2014 in CodePlex. It was included in Visual Studio 14 CTP 3 that was released on the 18th August, 2014. The RTM of the Visual Studio 14 is expected [...]
Development Sideloading of Windows Store Apps
By Newton Godoy | Mar 12th, 2015

If you want to run a Windows Store App on your tablet or laptop, the normal procedure is to visit the Windows Store, find the app you want and then install it on your device. After that, you can launch the app by clicking or [...]
Instant calculations in Excel 
By Ben Kirk | Mar 9th, 2015

The ability to create formulas in Excel using worksheet functions is one of the applications’ most important features. However, for six of these functions, it’s possible to display the answers temporarily onscreen [...]
The Spike
By Ben Kirk | Mar 13th, 2015

The Spike in Microsoft Word is a feature that has been around for years. I can remember it being featured in courses I taught back in the late ‘90s and early 2000s. Recently, I discovered that it is still in the application! Its purpose [...]
Prototypal Inheritance in JavaScript
By Newton Godoy | Mar 10th, 2015

Inheritance in JavaScript is implemented in a quite different way as it is in higher level languages like C# and Java. In today’s blog we will dig deeper into how Inheritance works in JavaScript and for that the concept of prototype [...]
Customise quiet hours with Windows 8.1
By Alice Antonsen | Mar 19th, 2015

Do you ever wish you could turn off your Windows and Office notifications for a little while, just so you could get some work done without interruptions? Perhaps you are working to a deadline and you want to put a virtual  [...]
HR and age discrimination
By Fee Hosking | Mar 11th, 2015

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks! Discrimination, in any form, is considered very harshly by the courts. It will be considered unlawful if the discrimination relates to, inter alia: age, sexual orientation, physical [...]
Background images in OneNote 2013
By Magdalena Todor | Mar 17th, 2015

OneNote allows you to insert online pictures or pictures from your computer hard drive into your notebook pages. Then you can set the picture as a background, so you can type in front of it. This will allow you to overlay. [...]
Using cultural networks within organisations to disperse information.
By Stan Thomas | Mar 18th, 2015

Have you ever wondered how information is communicated in your organisation? In addition, not only how it is communicated but who communicates it, and do they communicate directly, or do they communicate it through [...]
How to read and write XML
By Auret Swanepoel | Mar 16th, 2015

We create applications on a daily basis to meet our customers’ requirements; often the case will be to create a solution that can retrieve some information out of a data source, such as a database or an XML file.

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