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The Morning Brew #1704

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Software ODataLib 6.8.0 Release – layla liu announces the release of the ODataLib 6.8.0 which adds support for Metadata Annotations, support for TimeOfDay and Date, entities as parameters, and more, along with 2 bugfixes. LONG LIVE The Ajax Control Toolkit – Open Source and now maintained by DevExpress – Mehul Harry shares the news of […]

Windows Phone 8.1 Email Compose - What’s changed for #WPDev?

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Who don’t want to put a link in the apps/games to provide feedback directly to the developer via email? To do this in Windows Phone Silverlight applications was pretty easy. We just had to create the instance of the EmailComposeTask and call the Show() method. But this has been changed a bit in Windows Phone 8.1 RT applications. In this post, we are going to discuss this along with comparison to what has been changed.   You might already know that, many APIs have been changed in Windows Phone 8.1 if you compare them with it’s previous version

APress Deal of the Day 29/September/2014 - BizTalk 2013 Recipes

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Originally posted on:’s $10 Deal of the Day from APress at is BizTalk 2013 Recipes. “BizTalk 2013 Recipes provides ready-made solutions to BizTalk integration and communications problems, helping you get work done quickly and correctly.”

Apply Custom theme to SharePoint 2013 MySite using feature stapling

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Couple of month’s back I wrote an article about applying custom branding for intranet sites in SharePoint 2013. You can read that article here In SharePoint 2013, if you want to apply custom theme, you need to define a composed look that consists of a spcolor file, a font scheme file and a background image. When you create sites, you need to apply the custom look to reflect your branding. But in the case of my sites, the method of applying theme manually is not appropriate. The Personal sites are created automatically when a user visits the sites link in
the header menu of SharePoint 2013. So it is a good idea to apply your branding to the “personal site” of the user when it is created. Thankfully SharePoint 2013 supports feature stapling, which can be utilized to apply the branding to the site during its creation. Feature stapling is a technique that allows for a feature to be stapled to a site definition by using a support "stapler" feature that defines which features are attached to which site definition. In this walkthrough I will explain how you can apply a spcolor file to the personal site when it is created. For...(Read whole news on source site)

Grayscale & Pure Black and White View in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

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Generally , the users would work with PowerPoint presentation in color and there are times when they to have the presentation display in black and white or grayscale  and this could be printing or faxing the presentation. Grayscale & Pure Black and White View in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 To view the Grayscale or pure black [...]

What’s Coming in AngularJS 2.0

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Interested in hearing about the latest on what AngularJS 2.0 holds in store for you? This week’s episode of Adventures in Angular has Rob Eisenberg of the Angular team talking about what’s coming in Angular 2.0. Rob has tons of experience building frameworks being the noted author of Caliburn Micro and DurandalJS. He talks in depth in this episode about his work on the router, which sounds awesome in Angular 2! Adventures in Angular web page follow the show twitter listen to us on iTunes Every Thursday morning you can join me and our All-Star panel of co-hosts Joe Eames,