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New Features in SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflows

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SharePoint Designer 2013 workflows brought along new and quite welcome features. I will list my favorite ones.First, the ability to define stages (blocks of instructions) and to jump (yes, goto-style!) between them. This permits a better organization of our code and because of conditional jumps, even includes the ability to reuse code and to loop between stages.Next one is stage-level loops. We have two flavors: one where the loop count is predefined from an Integer variable and the other where a condition is used to determine its end.Then we have a new
type of variables, Dictionary, and three associated actions: build a dictionary with values, get an item from a dictionary and count the number of items in it. Each Dictionary item can be of a different type, and it is even possible to have items of type Dictionary. A Dictionary can be indexed by its key or by position, which is very useful to use inside loops.It is now possible to start list and site workflows, but only SharePoint 2010 are supported. Workflows can be started synchronously, in which case, the originating workflow will wait for the result,...(Read whole news on source site)

The Morning Brew #1653

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Software dotPeek 1.2 Is Released – Daria Dovzhikova and the team at JetBrains announce the release of dotPeek 1.2, their free decompiler and assembly browser which mimics the user experience of ReSharper for navigation. This release includes new features around acting as a symbol server, a process explorer window and improved searching. Information When "safe […]

APress Deal of the Day 16/July/2014 - Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions

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Originally posted on:’s $10 Deal of the Day from APress at is Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions. “Pro SQL Server 2012 BI Solutions shows how to use Microsoft SQL Server and related products to deliver cost-effective and practical business intelligence solutions.”

New Article Published on 5 Killer Tools for iOS Developers

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I have a new in-depth article published online today called, “5 Killer Tools for iOS Developers”. See below for more information and a link to the online article. Article Introduction Intro: As a software developer, we are always looking for ways to maximize productivity while maintaining a strict guideline for quality code. As I have been developing and working with Xcode, I’ve discovered several tools that greatly enhance the developer experience of working with it. Even with the recent announcments of improved features and functionality in the upcoming version of XCode 6, the add-ons
listed here are available to use today in your current projects. The Full Article The full article is hosted on the TDN website and you can access it by clicking here. Don’t forget to rate it and leave comments if you have any problems.
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Microsoft started rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 (build 12400) Preview

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Microsoft started rolling out another update to their most awaited phone OS i.e. Windows Phone 8.1 having a build no. 12400 released as Developer Preview. If you did not receive the update notification yet, go to phone settings and force a phone update.   Start enjoying the major improvements and functionalities available in Windows Phone 8.1 OS, if you already have WP8 hardware device.   Not yet sure, what are the new changes available in this
build after the build version 12397, but there must be some major bug fixes before the final release.     Important Update: While installing the new update if you face Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD), just do a soft reset of your hardware and it will start installing the OS as expected.
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Dealing with Front and Rear Camera in a Windows Store Application

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In the previous post you have learned about the 5 simple steps to getting started with Camera in Windows Store App.  By following those steps you should be able to get preview of video from the default camera from the device. When we developed apps for Tablets and most of the tablets has multiple cameras ( mainly […]