Ed Price – Bibliography

Last Updated: 4/6/18 This page lists my bibliography. It should hopefully expand over time. The sections are divided into different parts: Books (printed books, any roles), Author (books, ebooks, & whitepapers), Editor/Reviewer (books, ebooks, whitepapers, and official online articles), Publisher (leading a team of authors, editors (development, copy, production), illustrators, and technical reviewers), and Social…


NEW BOOK: Applied Power BI by Teo Lachev (Microsoft MVP)

This book is available on Amazon here. You can also view Teo’s book on his site here: http://www.prologika.com/Books/0976635364/Book.aspx   All of us working on Power BI are pretty excited about this book! I helped out with editing the book. This book is the only one of it’s kind… an exhaustive dig into the Power BI…


Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURES: Dashboards edit mode!

These features were included in the December update…  Dashboards edit mode We’ve added a new mode to all dashboards called “edit mode”. Edit mode helps prevent the inadvertent moving of widgets on your dashboards during the day-to-day consumption experience. To enter edit mode, click the pencil icon in the bottom right-side of your dashboard. Once…


Visual Studio Code – NEW RELEASE: v0.10.6 (fixes OSX crash on startup)

0.10.6 (December 2015) The 0.10.6 release fixes a crash on startup that happens on OSX when using certain keyboard layouts. You can search for issues or log more bugs here: https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues       Check out all the new features and update to Visual Studio Code v0.10.6: https://code.visualstudio.com/updates        Have a good bye!    – Ninja…


Lego Mindstorms Development – Get better handling of Variables!!!

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myFKfOA4XbQ] Better Handling of Variables Small Basic was designed to handle variables in a professional but simple manner. See Small Basic is Simple. You can create string and numeric constants and assign them to variables. Operations performed on these variables will be interpreted according to the content. All variables are global and are always initialized….


Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 4 Editor Improvements (Find/Replace, Cursor Blinking, Select Current Line, & Scroll Viewport)

The 0.10.5 December release features a plethora of improvements, including… Editor Improvement #1 – Find/Replace improvements In regex mode: Can now search for ^, $ or ^$ thanks to a community contribution. Can now replace with \n or \t. Keyboard shortcuts: New Find settings commands: toggle case-sensitive (Alt+C), toggle regex (Alt+R) and toggle whole word (Alt+W) Ctrl+F puts focus in the Find input field. Ctrl+H puts…


Visual Studio Code – NEW RELEASE: v0.10.5 – New Insider’s Channel + 32 New Features/Updates!!!

We have a new December release! First, the Visual Studio Code team would like to thank you with a personal note and information about closing bugs on GitHub. Please read that here: https://code.visualstudio.com/updates   Next, let’s look at the new Insider’s Channel feature so you can automatically get the prerelease builds! Insider’s Channel There is now…


Visual Studio Team Services – NEW FEATURE: Custom work item fields!

This is a December 10 update…  Custom work item fields We’re happy to announce that, with our December 10 deployment, all customers now have the ability to customize work items. This new capability includes: Adding new fields (date/time, string, integer, decimal) Rearranging work item layouts Process inheritance Process security      As many of you…


Lego Mindstorms EV3 Basic – SPECIAL FEATURES: the Sound & Speaker Objects

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myFKfOA4XbQ] Small Basic’s Sound Object & EV3’s Speaker Object See Small Basic Reference Documentation: Sound Object. Leveraging Small Basic’s Sound Object, you can program your PC speakers to produce sound with your Graphics Window software and/or your EV3 robot! Awesome! In addition, EV3 Basic gives you more options with the new EV3 Speaker functions. See theSpeaker…