What’s new: Kinect for Windows expands its developer preview program

For those who’re interested in the K4W version 2.0 and missed the early sign up, now you have the opportunity to sign-up to another 500 participants cost of $349.00. You can have them apply here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kinectforwindows/archive/2013/12/19/kinect-for-windows-expands-its-developer-preview-program.aspx Learn more and apply now Related links: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kinectforwindows/archive/2013/11/22/thousands-of-developers-are-taking-part-in-kinect-for-windows-v2-developer-preview.aspx http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/kinectforwindows/develop/


More on…Visual Studio Online…

Visual Studio 2013 Launch: Announcing Visual Studio Online http://blogs.msdn.com/b/somasegar/archive/2013/11/13/visual-studio-2013-launch-announcing-visual-studio-online.aspx A lot of exciting stuff coming out such as Visual Studio Online! http://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/news/2013-nov-13-vso To learn more about Visual Studio Online, check out the videos on Channel 9: https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Visual-Studio-Online-Monaco On successful, you will get the similar one like mine Enjoy!!


Visual Studio 2013 Virtual Launch

For those interested in watching the Visual Studio 2013 Virtual Launch, you can find it here: http://events.visualstudio.com/eng/launch-2013-event/ Enjoy!!


Download: Exchange Server 2013 Architecture

Now you can download the Microsoft Exchange Serve 2013 Architecture in .PDF format. This poster highlights the significantly updated and modernized architecture in Exchange 2013, and highlights the new technologies in Exchange 2013, such as Managed Availability, the new storage and high availability features, and integration with SharePoint and Lync.  In addition, it illustrates the…


Microsoft Office 2010 SP2 available for download

Now you can download Office 2010 SP2 which provides the latest updates for Office 2010. This service pack includes two kinds of fixes: (1) Previously unreleased fixes that are included in this service pack. In addition to general product fixes, these fixes include improvements in stability, performance, and security. (2) All the public updates that…


Custom CDO app throws error CDO_E_FAILED_TO_CONNECT

Recently I was working with a customer (at his Windows XP) where his CDO app (CDOSEND.vbs – given below) is failing to send email and throws the error “CDO_E_FAILED_TO_CONNECT” (you can refer the below given Output also). We tried setting CONFIG parameters like user name, SLL, password – but it doesn’t help. Code Snippet: Option…


Download: Visual Studio 2013 Preview, .Net Framework 4.5.1 Preview

Yesterday in the keynote session at BUILD 2013, we announced the availability of Visual Studio 2013 Preview and .Net Framework 4.5.1 Preview which can be downloaded here. For detailed on this, I recommend you to visit Somasegar’s blog for a look at what’s new in this release of Visual Studio and you can also find…


//build 2013

Yesterday Steve Ballmer kicked off Build 2013 in San Francisco (The Moscone Center, June 26-June 28) by announcing the availability of the Windows 8.1 Preview, which I blogged earlier. This years Build 2013 will showcase how developers can take advantage of the future of Windows, Windows Phone, Windows Azure, Visual Studio and much more.  At…


Download & install Windows 8.1 Preview

As updated earlier, Windows 8.1 will be a free update for Windows 8 consumers later this year through the Windows Store – but today you can to take a first-hand look at many of the new features and improvements with the Windows 8.1 Preview. You can get more info by referring Brandon LeBlanc’s post or…

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Exchange VSS : At Exchange Server 2010 ESEUtil fails with Jet error–1032

Recently I was playing for a VSS issue at my Exchange Server 2010 environment – when I run the ESEUtil (with its parameter /mh) command then I got the error “Jet error –1032”. > eseutil /mh "D:\Temp\tempdb.edb" Extensible Storage Engine Utilities for Microsoft(R) Exchange Server Version 14.00 Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Initiating…

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Free eBook: Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS and JavaScript

This wonderful eBook is written by Kraig. He provides comprehensive coverage of the platform for Windows Store apps, and devoted chapters on live tiles, notifications, background tasks, background transfers, networking, devices, printing, WinRT components, accessibility, localization, and the Windows Store itself. The final eBook contains 17 chapters. And of course all of the earlier chapters…

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Fix: Extra.exe doesn’t work or collect data as expected at Exchange Server 2010

Recently one of my developer customer pointed out that he used Extra.exe as part of troubleshoot performance issues at his Exchange Server 2010 environment. But he noticed that Extra.exe doesn’t work or collect the data as expected. During investigation I noticed that they were running it under the scheduled task. Based on investigation, they updated…


Developers Must: Download MSDN Samples library browser

Developers love code samples, but they have been sitting in front of desktop for too long. A Sample Browser app can give them some time to sit relaxingly in a sofa and continue to learn the beloved code samples. The Sample Browser gives developers a new experience to search, download, learn, and share thousands of…

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