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StackOverflow has published its Developer Survey 2017 here. It has the most interesting statistics. It should be important to those of you who choose to work as a developer. It covers the whole globe and the global developer view shows how many in these countries are part of the global...
Since my first post in 2013 things have moved up a little bit. According to this news item, the start up company Hyperloop One (not an affiliation of Elon Musk's business) has begun constructing a full-scale test track called the DevLoop in the Nevada desert. According to their one lin...
In a matter within the week, Visual Studio 2017 will be released (March 7). I cannot help but recollecting the journey, I had with Visual Studio.I started using Visual since the day 1 it appeared. Actually I was attracted by the Visual IDE even earlier with Visual Basic, Visual InterDe...
In my previous post I showed you how easy it is to bring the Wide World Importers (WWI) database into a named instance of SQL Server 2016 SP1 on your computer(desktop / laptop).In this post I describe how you may construct the database on the named instance using a BacPac file.If you...
Airtel and Nokia waded through 2,3,4G technologies together and now they are gearing up to bring 5G to India.5G is expected to make dramatic improvements to:Peak Data speedsImprovements to Network LatencyAgilityEnable new network capability such as network slicingNokia's First end-to-e...
In order to get this database first go here ( https://github.com/Microsoft/sql-server-samples ).There are three releases of which the first one Wide World Importers sample database v1.0 is the one you should get.Before you begin to do this task, verify that you have done a dependent ta...
Getting the SQL Server 2016 SP1: I wanted to construct the Wide World Imports database on SQL Server 2016 and found that SP1 is a requirement. Hence, I needed to first apply SP1 to the existing instance.Go to this link, select the language and click DownloadThe file name is ENU...
Presently the OS version  on my computer is as shown:Recently I reported that Google sites were unreachable using Microsoft Edge. Now I cannot even bring up Microsoft Edge. Double clicking or, trying to open using right-click on the shortcut does not open Microsoft Edge. Cortana a...
There have been a number of sample databases that debuted with various SQL Server versions starting from pubs, Northwind, Foodmart and AdventureWorksNorthwind employees have been in the limelight for years and it is time for them to retire. Some 9 employees managed the whole busine...
This cyber security will be coming soon in April 2017 offering protection from threats in addition to more sophisticated search capabilities. If you are using Azure DocumentDB then you are compliant with the latest security measures.Securing Azure SQL Database takes just a few minut...
Of course it is Microsoft Azure Cloud Services that offers the platform for global automakers.Here is the list who have signed up with Microsoft:Renault-NissanToyotaFordMost recently Tata Motors of India has inked the collaboration. According to Microsoft's guy in Mumbai they envisage ...
You started learning the Statistics/Analysis focused language R and you want to do more. You want to build apps with it and host them on the Internet. All this is possible using Shiny.It is an enterprise-grade web application framework targeted for those who want to develop with R...
Windows 10 uses bio-metric signature of an individual as a security feature of a Windows 10 device, be it a Windows Phone or a Windows tablet/PC. Windows Hello makes this possible in Lumia 950 (OS Build: 10.0.1.14965.1001) with an iris scanner. It can also be of two other types and ...
Appery.IO has a neat visual interface to create a REST API service (endpoint). There are two options for creating  a service. In the first option you can generate REST API automatically for a database table or a Custom REST API. In the former, you will be asked for a connection...
Last night (2/12/2017) there was a Windows 10  Upgrade and I am  receiving neither Gmail nor my blogger.I think it is related to the upgrade as I can get gmail on my phone (Lumia 950 and iPhone6), on my TOR and Firefox browsers. Windows 10 Insider Preview 14986  --Cannot...
Apps without data are not very useful and for Enterprise mobile apps it is a must. Appery.io provides a platform to build apps with ease. Integrating with back-end data is as easy.The example in this post is the same as the example at Appery.IO site although some names are different...
ArcGIS stands for Geographic Information System. Using this you can work with maps and geographic information. You can use map data; analyze data in maps and you can share this data. You can also manage geographic information in a database.ArcGIS_0.pngYou can get the ArcGIS Explorer...
Appery.io supports importing data files in CSV or JSON formats. In this post you will learn the procedure to import a CSV text file.The file we are going to import is FFD.CSV saved on the files/folders of the local computer which has been imported recently into other data sources such ...
In my previous post, I described some details of the Appery.io platform for developing hybrid and web apps.In this post, I show details of creating a mobile app and viewing it on iPhone 6S. The details are also available on the Appery.io site but here in you will get to see the step by...
It is a cloud based mobile app developer platform with full back-end support. You can build both hybrid as well as web apps with API support. The apps (iOS / Android) run in the browser using appery.io's visual App Builder.Apps built using appery.io communicate with server / back-end t...
You may get to a place fast if you fly (in most cases), but traveling by bus is a great option as you can see the changing landscape, the rivers and valleys, the people and their costumes, etc. We traveled by bus and the ride was long but it was worthwhile. Our tour director took us ou...
Course summary:Databases - organized repositories of information have become indispensable. Knowledge of databases is a must for professionals and in fact even more relevant since the emergence of Big Data in today's world.In this introductory course you will learn all about relati...
 ViennaIt was free day for those who wanted to explore more of Vienna. We opted to take the Danube river cruise. We went from Vienna to Dürnstein, after about an hour or more bus ride. We did some sightseeing of this town with the blue church over the hill and 16th century residen...
There are a number of SQL Anywhere 17 posts on my HodentekMSSS blog related to using Power BI. Perhaps you may want to read.    SQL Anywhere 17 Reports using Power BI                 &nb...
Vienna Vienna is a historic city in Europe with its fine music and arts. It has very nice restaurants albeit expensive. The area around the Imperial Gardens speaks volumes about its past glory. The Schonbrunn Palace which was very near to where we stayed is worth visiting.  It was...
SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 is released  and now generally available(GA). According to the above release blog:Many of the features (listed in the table here) available in Enterprise Edition are now available in several other editions as well after installing the SP1 (Standar...
If you have been using Intel XDK to build apps both HTML5 based and native apps, there is going to be (actually has been going on) a change in the direction. A number of frameworks were used with Intel XDK in the designer. You might have noticed that the number of frameworks are be...
Visual Studio 2017 RC! is now available for download. Download here for free (during trial period):https://www.visualstudio.com/vs/visual-studio-2017-rc/VS2017RC_00I am not sure probably it also went by the name Visual Studio "15".Read the release notes here as it provides you with mos...
If you want to measure user engagement Page views is standard metric. However, you would like to know more than Page View and you want to know what people are doing with your content. This is where Mixpanel excels (https://mixpanel.com/engagement/).Review this image in zoom to get the ...
The October Power BI was out on October 31, 2016. Some often requested features like date slicing and snapping to grid were added. Also added are the grouping; top N filtering; new data connectors and custom R-visuals.The complete list of October updates are:Report ViewDate slicerRe...
Microsoft's TypeScript (also regarded as industrial strength JavaScript)  is getting upgraded with new features:Improved InferenceAsync FunctionsTypeScript 2.0 was released as recent as September 2016. TypeScript 2.1 is in RC (release candidate)The upgrade makes modelling easier a...
The victory was decisive. Trump won the Presidency with a huge margin. He won fair and square. This result is all the more significant as he fought against the entrenched forces; massive advertisement spending from the other side; a ganged-up media; spending a percentage of what the ot...
June 20, 2016Today we are on the move to Vienna from Budapest and we will visit a place called Szentendre which not really on our route to Vienna. However it not too far from Budapest either. Szentendre has become a popular tourist spot because of its historical significance with ...
Visual Studio 2015 Community is a free Comprehensive Windows IDE from Microsoft. You can develop both web apps as well as native apps. It is also cross-platform. Besides these you can develop a whole lot other types of projects including Databases and IoT.Besides Visual Studio 2015 Com...
Microsoft has released  a preview version of Paint 3D which you can download from Windows Store and test drive.I have been using Paint (it was not called 2D) for quite a long time although it is quite limited in many ways. I think it did get an upgrade, I do not remember when...
Less coding and more fusing is what AppDome offers on the cloud.First of all AppFusion is a codeless platform to automate mobile integration. It is a cloud-based service that can be used by mobile developers as well as mobile professionals (Mobile IT, Ops, LOB etc) to rapidly inte...
IOT Solutions World Congress takes place in Barcelona, Spain during 25-27 October 2016. Not many days left.The IoT Solutions World Congress is the only event featuring live testbeds of Industrial IoT solutions and applications. Here are some copied from their site:Communication &am...
The Linux Foundation announced the launch of JS Foundation. JS Foundation will be a new project for everything that developer would be going to the open governed, open source JavaScript. Both JQuery Foundation and Dojo Foundation plan on joining to create a more forceful new foundation...
The Red Hat's extension is based on what is called a Language Server Protocol(LSP).Read this interesting post on LSP.  LSP is a new protocol for language and IDE interoperability based on JSON.The extension is based on Red Hat's Java Language Server & JSON-RPC-20This summarize...
Liferay's stated mission statement,"By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. "Read more here:https://www.liferay.com/OK. How is it different from many others?The...