Robin McLaurin Williams, 1951 – 2014

Thank you for all the laughs and entertainment, RIP. Robin Williams

Cmder and Visual Studio 2013 (Developer Command Prompt)

I am a regular user of Cmder, a very nice command line emulator for Windows. Cmder is internally using ConEmu for the command prompt emulation and has a very beautiful Monokai color scheme. Since Cmder uses ConEmu internally, we can setup custom Tasks (like loading PowerShell and Visual Studio developer command prompt) for adding additional functionality to the command shell. The below is the my Task setup for loading Visual Studio 2013 Developer command prompt from inside Cmder:

How to start a movement

Largest collection of FREE Microsoft eBooks

From Eric Ligman (Microsoft): FREE Microsoft eBooks! Who doesn’t love FREE Microsoft eBooks? Well, for the past few years, I’ve provided posts containing almost 150 FREE Microsoft eBooks and my readers, new and existing, have loved these posts so much that they downloaded over 3.5 Million free eBooks as of last June, including over 1,000,000 in a single week last year (and many, many more since then).

Nostalgic stories from the IT industry

One of the problems Microsoft foresaw was getting new users to join Messenger when so many people already used the other chat programs. The trouble was that the programs, then as now, didn’t talk to one another; AOL didn’t talk to Yahoo, which didn’t talk to ICQ, and none of them, of course, would talk to Messenger. AOL had the largest user base, so we discussed the possibility of adding code to allow Messenger to log in to two servers simultaneously, Microsoft’s and AOL’s, so that you could see your Messenger and AIM buddies on a single list and talk to AIM buddies via Messenger.

.Net Runtime Web and Standalone files

Microsoft .NET Framework Web and Standalone(Offline) installation files: tr { border: 1px solid black; } .Net Version Mode Link 3.5 SP1 Online (Web) dotnetfx35setup.exe Offline (Standalone) dotnetfx35.exe 4.0 Online (Web) dotNetFx40_Full_setup.exe Offline – Client Profile (Standalone) dotNetFx40_Client_x86_x64.

Expert (short comedy sketch)

Came across this on reddit and had me laughing hard and of course the response