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How to activate “Find my Device” service in #Windows 10?

“Find my Device” – not a new thing on Windows Platform. It was already there in Windows Phone and now the giant company thought to include in Windows 10. If you are using any prior build of Windows 10 build 10565, you would not get this as it has been  recently added to build 10565 for Windows Insiders.

 

In this post, we are going to discuss on this new feature. Please note that, it’s still under development stage and introduced in latest build just to showcase what’s coming next.



Join Microsoft Live Event: #JavaScript for Experienced Developers

Microsoft Virtual Academy is organizing a live event for the developers who has basic knowledge of JavaScript and looking forward to improve their JavaScript skill. Join Microsoft experts Christopher Harrison and Gabrielle Crevecoeur on 28th October and take your skills to the next level.

 

It’s a whole day event for experienced developers and yes, it’s completely free. So, don't miss! Read more to find out details and registration link for the event.


How to enable Flash Player in Microsoft Edge on #Windows 10?

If you are using Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, you don’t need to separately install Adobe Flash Player. It comes along with Windows 10 and enabled by default. But in case you are facing issues or the plugin becomes disabled, you can easily enable it from Microsoft Edge settings.

 

In this post, I will share you the tricks to enable Flash Player in Microsoft Edge. In case you want to disable it, you can follow the same steps.


#Windows10 Start Screen Context Menu improvements in build 10565

On 12th October, Microsoft started rolling out Windows 10 build 10565 to the fast ring Windows Insiders. The same build is now available to the slow ring users and also available as an offline ISO image. In this release, Microsoft released some new features and fixes along with Start Screen context menu improvements.

 

In this post, we are going to see the Start Screen context menu improvements that the giant company is going to make in forthcoming Windows 10 build.


Grab @Syncfusion Essential Studio (Enterprise) worth $9975 for free

Syncfusion is providing Enterprise Edition of their product worth $9,975  for free to the individual developers and up to five users at companies with annual gross revenue below $1 million USD. If you are one of them, it’s the right time to grab the offer and use over 650 high quality components in your application.

 

Be a successful developer by using high quality product. Don’t wait!!! To know more about the products and get the free license of Syncfusion Enterprise Edition community license, read more.


Recognition from Microsoft as a “Windows 10 Champion”

Today I have received the certificate of recognition from Microsoft as a “Windows 10 Champion” for my contributions towards the Windows 10 Community. This means a lot for me. Thank you Microsoft, Biplab Paul and Gandharv Rawat for recognizing my contributions.

 

This post is not about any technical brief but just to share with you the love and the certificate of recognition that I received from Microsoft.



#Windows 10 build 10565 released for Fast ring #WindowsInsiders

Microsoft has announced a new Windows 10 build for the Windows Insiders and has already aired to the Fast ring users. If you are one of them, you might have already received update notification of the Windows 10 build 10565. This build came with some new features and bug fixes.

 

Read more to find out the list of new features, bug fixes and known issues. As it is a preview build, known and unknown issues are quite possible.


#VisualStudio 2015 Update 1 CTP now available

After the final release of Visual Studio 2015 in the month of July 2015, Microsoft has released the Update 1 CTP version of the all new Visual Studio 2015 IDE. This update has few new features for the developers, bug fixes and known issues. It’s a preview release and hence cannot guaranteed as bug free.

 

In case you want to try out the latest bits, find the download link in this post. Don’t forget to check out the release notes before downloading it.


How to create PDF documents in #Windows 10?

More or less everyone in this computing world are familiar with PDF documents aka. Portable Document Formats, which opens in Acrobat Reader or any other compatible PDF Reader applications. Prior to Windows 10, it was not quite easy to create PDF document unless you have Acrobat Writer or Office 2013 installed in your system.

 

With Windows 10, Microsoft brought this feature by default with the operating system, by which, you can now easily create PDF document from any files or web page. Let’s check how to do it.


Honored to be Microsoft #MVP for sixth time

October 1st is generally a big day for me like others who are in the same renewal cycle of the most precious award called “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP)”. I am happy to announce that, I have been rewarded as Microsoft MVP for the sixth time is a row for my continuous support in the developer community.

 

Thanks a lot to Microsoft, Microsoft MVP Award team and Biplab Paul for this special recognition. This means a lot for me. Thank you all my community friends for your support and feedback throughout the year.


How to hide notifications in #Windows 10 while presenting?

Windows 10 provides an easy way to hide notifications. You can handle it in different ways; either you can completely turn off or can turn off for specific apps. If you are a presenter, you can also ask the system to turn off all notifications while you are in presenting mode.

 

In this post, we will discuss all the different approaches and guide you to easily handle it as per your convenient way. Continue reading to know further about it.


 
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