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#1,126 – Localization VII – Preventing Translator from Modifying Certain Elements

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By default, when a .csv file is created using the LocBaml tool, the fifth parameter on each line is set to True.  This parameter indicates whether a particular property should be modifiable by the translator. You can change the value of this modifiable field by setting the Localization.Attributes property for an element.  This property is set to […]

RavenDB On Azure

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It took a while, but it is here. The most requested feature on the Azure Store is here: This is currently only available on the East US region. That is going to change, but it will take a bit of time. You can vote on which regions you want RavenHQ on Azure to expand to. RavenHQ on Azure can be used in one of two ways. You can purchase it via the Azure Marketplace, in which case you have to deal only with a single invoice, and you can manage everything through the Azure site. However, the
Azure Marketplace doesn’t currently support prorated and tiered billing, which means that the plans that you purchase in the marketplace have hard limits on data. You could also purchase those same plans directly from RavenHQ and take advantage of usage based billing, which allows you to use more storage than what’s included in the plan at a prorated cost. RavenHQ is now offering a lower price point for replicated plans, so you don’t have to think twice before jumping into the high availability option....(Read whole news on source site)

The Morning Brew #1663

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Software ReSharper 9: first look at C# 6.0 support – The JetBrains team give a taste of their support for the new C#6 language features in ReSharper 9 Information Everything you need to know about HTTP Header syntax but were afraid to ask – Darrel Miller gives a detailed rundown of what is actually involved […]

System.IO.IsolatedStorage.IsolatedStorageException: Operation not permitted on IsolatedStorageFileStream in Windows Phone 8 App

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I was recently try out some samples using Windows Phone 8 SDK and one such sample was using Isolated Storage . After trying it out for some time , i ended up getting the below error when creating a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Buy Motorola Moto G with Rs 2000 off (Limited time offer) in Flipkart

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Motorola’s Moto G is one of the best selling smartphones this year from Motorola India . The device is powered with 4.5-inch HD Display , 1 GB RAM , Android KitKat OS , 5 MP Primary Camera etc. Today , you can buy Moto G with a discount of Rs 2000 from Flipkart . The device has got a Rs 2000 price cut on both of the Moto G models (8GB and 16GB) for a limited time. The Moto G with 8GB storage can be bought for Rs 10,499 and the Moto G with 16GB can be bought for Rd

Stellar MySQL Repair Software to Repair Corrupt MySQL Database

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MySQL is the world'??s most popular open source relational database management system (RDBMS). It uses a special purpose query language called the Structured Query Language (SQL) to manage data. The two most common search engine used by MySQL database is MyISAM and InnoDB. However, the default storage engine used by MySQL database is the MyISAM. The choice of the search engine totally depends upon the size of the database.

While working with such a database, the tables are not accessible at times. There are various reasons for an inaccessible database. Some of them are as mentioned below.
Corrupt MyISAM table
There are three
different files that are created when a table is created under MySQL.
FRM files are created to store table formatMYD (MyData) files are created to store the dataMYI (MyIndex) files are created to store the index
Corruption in any of these files could lead to inaccessibility of the database.
Multiple instances of MySQL runningChange in the settings of InnoDB logInvisible MySQL host tablesMalfunctioning of the auto_increment count in MyISAMMultiple connections that can be handled by the databaseConcurrent writes to InnoDB table make them corrupt
Most of the above mentioned reasons can be fixed by simply restarting the database. However, you can also try various...(Read whole news on source site)

Finding out datatype of an expression or a variable

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One of my friends asked me if there is a way to identify the datatype of an expression or a variable. In SQL Server, you can make use of the function named SQL_VARIANT_PROPERTY. This function accepts a parameter of any datatype and return it's various properties like Base datatype, Precision, Scale etc. Consider the following examples SELECT 75000*0.8 as value The result is 60000.0. You can find the datatype of the result using the following SELECT SQL_VARIANT_PROPERTY(75000*0.8,'BASETYPE') AS 'BASE TYPE' The result is numeric 

You can also find the precision using
SELECT SQL_VARIANT_PROPERTY(75000*0.8,'BASETYPE') AS 'BASE TYPE', SQL_VARIANT_PROPERTY(75000*0.8,'precision') as precision, SQL_VARIANT_PROPERTY(75000*0.8,'scale') as scale The result is BASE TYPE precision scale --------- ---------
----- numeric 7 1 The same applies to a variable as well.
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Settings for your Visual Studio Extension

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Recently I wrote what many consider to be the most important Visual Studio Extension ever shipped - Encourage for Visual Studio. It was my humble attempt to make a small corner of the world brighter with little encouragements as folks work in Visual Studio. You can get it via the Visual Studio Extension Manager. But not everyone has a sunny disposition like I do. Some folks want to watch the world burn. What they want is Discouragements. Well an idiot might write a whole other Visual Studio Extension with a set of discouragements. I may be many things, but I
am no idiot. This problem is better solved by allowing users to configure the set of encouragements to be anything they want. And that's what I did. I added an Options pane to allow users to configure the set of encouragements. It turned out to be a more confusing ordeal than I expected. But with some help from Jared Parsons, I may now present to you, discouragements! So if you're of the masochistic inclination, you can treat yourself to custom discouragements all day long if you so choose. Challenges and Travails So why was this challenging? Well like many things with development platforms,...(Read whole news on source site)

Sharing code between a Xamarin Forms/MVVMLight app and EF-code first backend using Shared Reference Project Manager

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Disclaimer I am in the very early early stages of toying with Xamarin and it may well be that whatever I am doing here, is not the smartest thing in the world. This is a much as a report of my learning (may ‘struggle’ is a better word) as how-to. But what I describe here works – more or less – although it was a mighty hassle to actually get it working. The objective While I was having my first trials with Xamarin stuff, I turned to Entity Framework Code First because, well, when setting up a backend
I am lazy. Without much thinking I made the models, using data annotations, and soon found out I had painted myself into a corner with a model that (very simplified) looks like this using System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations; using System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.Schema; namespace DemoShared.Models { [Table("Pictures")] public class Photo { public long ID { get; set; } [Required] public string Name { get; set; } } } Guess what - data annotations don't work in PCL. Now what?...(Read whole news on source site)