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The Great Positive Thinking Quotes Collection

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I revamped my positive thinking quotes collection on Sources of Insight to help you amp up your ability to generate more positive thoughts.  It’s a powerful one. Why positive thinking? Maybe Zig Ziglar said it best: “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” Positive Thinking Can Help You Defeat Learned Helplessness Actually, there’s a more important reason for positive thinking:  It’s how you avoid learned helplessness. Learned helplessness is where you give up, because you don’t think you have
any control over the situation, or what happens in your life.  You explain negative situations as permanent, personal, and pervasive, instead of temporary, situational, and specific. That’s a big deal. If you fall into the learned helplessness trap, you spiral down.  You stop taking action.  After all, why take action, if it won’t matter.  And, this can lead to depression. But that’s a tale of woe for others, not you.   Because you know how to defeat learned helplessness and how to build the skill of learned optimism. You can do it by reducing negative thinking, and...(Read whole news on source site)

A Look at ASP.NET 5: Part 2 - Startup

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In this second post in my six-part series on ASP.NET 5, we’ll take a look at how your ASP.NET 5 applications will be configured upon startup. The startup in this new version of ASP.NET 5 is very different, but hopefully is clearer and easier to debug. At least that’s my impression so far. If you haven’t read the prior topics, it would probably be helpful to start with the earlier articles. You can see a list of the links to the articles below: Part 1: Getting Started Part 2: Startup (this post) Part 3: Using
Entity Framework 7 (coming soon) Part 4: ASP.NET MVC 6 (coming soon) Part 5: Building an API (coming soon) Part 6: Web Tooling with VS2015 (coming soon) Startup In prior versions of ASP.NET, global.asax (and global.asa before then) was used to fire events on different startup times so you could configure the application. I always found this a little confusing. In ASP.NET 5, the startup.cs is the place all of this happens instead. Let’s walkthrough the boilerplate code so we can see what happens. First, in the constructor, the configuration information is read like so: public class Startup ...(Read whole news on source site)

Context Aware Access to Command Prompt or PowerShell in Windows

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I have been ramping up on ASP.NET 5 which has had me in PowerShell or the command prompt quite a bit (this is to support upcoming x-plat features).  In many cases, I have needed to run commands in the context of a folder.  Here is an easy way to do this in Windows Explorer…   From the Windows File menu Suppose I am in a folder and I want to immediately go to the command prompt or PowerShell and already be in the context of that directory?  I simply go to the File menu option in Windows
Explorer ([Alt] F keyboard shortcut) and select either the command prompt or PowerShell as seen below:
Letters appear when [Alt] key is used If I choose the command prompt, it will put me in the same directory as the current open window as seen here: ...(Read whole news on source site)

Programming Languages On GitHub

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Programming Languages On GitHub

JavaScript Is The Language Of 2014


R Heads For Top Ten Languages

The Astonishing Rise Of Dart

There are also some interesting differences in language behavior. For
example, if you look at the statistical language R it doesn't have a
lot of repos on GitHub and the number of pushes per repo is
comparatively very low but it's number one for new forks - why? Are
stats programs more likely to take a
whole repo and customize it rather
than contribute to the main project?

You can see the same sort of pattern in Apple's new Swift language.

...(Read whole news on source site)

Neural Nets in Azure ML – Introduction to Net# - Machine Learning - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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short tutorial for building a neural network using the Net# language to classify images of handwritten numeric digits in Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

Neural Nets in Azure ML – Introduction to Net# - Machine Learning - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

A guide to Net# is also available 

It is useful to have basic knowledge of neural networks for this
tutorial. The following links provide good starting points to catch up: