SQL Server Client Network Utility and Powershell

SQL Server Client Network Utility allows you to add a SQL Server alias on a client machine. Client network utility does not require SQL Client Tools to be installed and it's installed automatically on every operating system from Windows 2000 on. You can access it from C:\WINDOWS\system32\cliconfg. ... Read more »

Jenkins build info with Powershell

Recently I've wanted to get some of the information about the builds that Jenkins API provides. I've decided to create a simple Powershell cmdlet. A cmdlet is a lightweight command that is used in the Windows PowerShell environment. The Windows PowerShell runtime invokes these cmdlets within the context of automation ... Read more »

YouTube Data API v3 - Get a list of Video Category Ids

When you want to preform a search using YouTube Data API v3 with a specific query term you need to use youtube.search.list. Returns a collection of search results that match the query parameters specified in the API request. By default, a search result set identifies matching video, channel, ... Read more »

Use TypeScript Definition manager for adding type definitions to your project

I'm writing this as a help to developers who are finally seeing the benefits of using TypeScript in their applications and want to be more productive in adding typings to their projects. Currently if you're using Visual Studio you can right click on a .js file and choose Search for ... Read more »

Create custom state in Team Foundation Server 2013

Lets say you want to support your team's processes using TFS and you want to add a new State that a developer can pick from the dropdown. Looking at the TFS documentation customizing work tracking objects we can see there is something called WIT XML definition file. A WIT defines ... Read more »

Connect(); Microsoft Visual Studio vNext & Azure - all you need to know

Connect(); Microsoft Visual Studio vNext & Azure A cloud-first, mobile-first, developer-first, virtual event Keynote: Developers in the mobile-first, cloud-first era - Scott Guthrie Azure ROCKS! - flexible cloud development Data insights Azure preview portal - 360 degree information about your application Resource groups - all resources associated with one application ... Read more »

Read Google Gmail using .NET API Client Library for C#

TL;DR Go and fork a working solution on GitHub and have fun! Recently Google introduced a GMail API The Gmail API is a RESTful API that can be used to access Gmail mailboxes and send mail. This is a long awaited API, cause many web applications, and we have ... Read more »

Azure Web Sites Secrets Remote Administration and Git Deployments

NDC Oslo is a great conference. While I have not yet been able to attend it i eagerly await to watch the videos posted on their Vimeo channel every year. 16Gb of #ndcoslo 2014 videos http://t.co/7Hp80GlaHf You can use https://t.co/BP1VbQoAhR to download each page ... Read more »

Chrome DevTools Device Emulation, Size(s) and Networking

If you're using Chrome Canary in yor web development workflow, and you should (as it can help you drastically either to be more productive or to catch bugs before your users do) the latest update is amazing! Remember how you used plugins like: Ripple Emulator (Beta) Responsive Inspector Web Developer ... Read more »

Custom themes for Chrome DevTools

Custom themes for Chrome DevTools aren't a new thing. You could use a custom theme by replacing the Custom.css file which you can find under the following file path \AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\User StyleSheets\Custom.css. A great site to look for custom themes is ... Read more »

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