Color code your Outlook 2010 Inbox Messages

Most of us at Microsoft spend most of our time in Outlook and the flow of email sometimes can get overwhelming. Categories, Rules and Alerts are one way to prioritize the flow. You can take this one step further and color code your inbox as such: Outlook 2010 moved the location for Automatic Formatting. Here…

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ASP.NET Tip 1. Why do I want to write less markup code? For productivity, of course!

For more tips like this, LIVE and IN PERSON, come see us at the MSDN Roadshow ! Why type in quotation marks every time you editing markup code, such as XML or HTML?  It’s two extra keystrokes, and when you aren’t using drag and drop to write your code, these extra keystrokes can slow you…

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Software Development Training & Programs for Young Women

LIVING WIKI: This means that this blog post will get updated frequently with more content.  During the MSDN Roadshow today, after my presentation on ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010, I spoke about the declining trend of female technologists (more on that later). I counted 67 people in the room, 6 of which were female.   …

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WebsiteSpark explained in 60 seconds by one of our hosters

One of my favorite descriptions of WebsiteSpark comes from one of our hosters, Applied Innovations.  Thanks Jess! For those of you who are already members, take advantage of our offer to Win Free Musicfor a year! (Offer also in Arabic & Turkish) If you’re not familiar the WebsiteSpark program it’s a Microsoft program targeted at…

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Go Green and Save Energy with Microsoft Holm

Energy savings begin with awareness Microsoft Holm is a free, internet-based service that enables consumers to better understand their energy usage, get recommendations and start saving money.  On March 31st, Microsoft and Ford launched a collaborative effort which leverages Microsoft Hohm to enhance the electric vehicle ownership experience. First we had the Sync technology which…

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ASP.NET Tip 3. Why Bother using the Mouse for markup selection?

For more tips like this, LIVE and IN PERSON, come see us at the MSDN Roadshow ! For those of you who try to avoid using the mouse at all costs, good news. We now have structured selection. What does that mean?  Do you have moments where you are using your mouse to carefully highlight…

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ASP.NET Tip 100. Why Do I Use URL Routing? For Ease of Navigation, of course!

For more tips like this, LIVE and IN PERSON, come see us at the MSDN Roadshow ! One of the best new features of ASP.NET WebForms 4.0 is URL Routing, which enables you to change the URL to point to an evaluated expression instead of a fixed file location parameterized with a query string. Why…

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Be What’s Next. Post-revolution Tunisia launches the new age of Web

February 24, 2011. Tunis, Tunisia. In a remarkable show of tenacity, thought leaders from the information technology sector gathered together to discuss the changes in IT that must be made using the… More on this