We have another great MVP Friday Five for you, offering up a small taste of the contributions MVPs make to the tech community every week. This week’s articles are filled with the tips, how to’s and expert knowledge that MVPs are known for.
1. A T-SQL Tip: Working Calculations
By SQL Server MVP Rob Farley | @rob_farley
Rob shows you how to use CROSS APPLY for working columns in calculations using the example of calculating the exact age of a group of football players.
2. Hiding & Disabling Ribbons Items in Project Server, Part II
By Project MVP Alex Burton | @alexanderb
Alex takes you through the steps of hiding buttons in the ribbon in Project Server.
3. Tweaking Subtext with Hero Shots Next to Each Post
By Windows Phone Development MVP Matt Hidinger | @matthidinger
In this post Matt shows you how you can tweak a skin in VS 2010 to show “hero shots” next to each post. In other words, when viewing a list of posts (the home page, a specific tag, the archives) this tweak will show an image that helps illustrate the topic and allow for easier scanning with the eye.
4. Prepopulating EPT Custom Fields in Project Server 2010
By Project: Training MVP Andrew Lavinsky | @Alavinsky
Andrew answers the question “How do I prepopulate specific fields within an Enterprise Project Type?”
5. Unicode Window Internals
By Visual C++ MVP YoungJin Shin | @codemaru
YoungJin describes Unicode Windows for rookie developers to avoid mistakes.
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