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    IE Enterprise Mode in a Nutshell

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    Note: This document is based on the March 2015 and April 2015 versions of Enterprise Mode. Overview Compatibility mode introduced in IE11 in 2014. Has priority over Compatibility View List and X-UA-Compatible meta tag. Controlled through...
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    Screen keyboard-friendly WPA2 Key Generator

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    WPA2 is currently the most secure type of Wifi/WLAN encryption. To connect a device to an access point (AP), you use a WPA2 key or passphrase. The key can be up to 64 chars hexadecimal or 63 chars alphanumeric + special chars. There...
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    Secret Keys for WordPress on Azure

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    When creating a new WordPress (WP) site for Azure from the gallery, you are requested to enter deployment keys such as: AUTH_KEY, SECURE_AUTH_KEY, etc. You can use the following WP API to generate random keys for you: https://api...
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    How to Disable Autocorrect in IE11

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    Regardless of autocorrect settings in Windows 8.1, some words like "Company", "Desktop", etc. get capitalized automatically. This is more of an issue for users that use more than one language to communicate, such as German OS and writing in English...
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    Fix Store App in Windows 8.1

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    Sometimes, after upgrading to Windows 8.1, the Store App may not start. It might still show the number of available updates on the Live Tile. Starting the app may show a progress ring but it may not finish loading. To fix this, run the...
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    How to Setup Windows Azure (Server 2012) as an SSTP and L2TP VPN Provider

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    ---------- windows.azure.com 1. Create new Windows Server VM using "Quick Create" 2. The DNS name, username and password will be used to connect to the VPN 3. A0 or A1 VM (starts at around $10/month or free with an MSDN subscription , no charge for stopped...
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    How to start Windows Phone 8 Emulator without Visual Studio

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    Sometimes you need to start the WP8 emulator outside of VS. For example when developing web sites and testing them in the mobile version of Internet Explorer. Here's the command that you can store in a shortcut: "C:\Program Files...
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    How to optimize WordPress popup-on-hover menus for touch devices

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    Many web sites have menus that are displayed on hover. On touch-enabled devices, there is no mouse and thus no hover effect. On those menu elements, set the tag property aria-haspopup ="true". When an Internet Explorer 10 (Windows 8, Surface...
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    JS: Improve performance when starting IE using Visual Studio

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    When developing web sites in VS, I always start IE by pressing F5 or by right-clicking on the HTML page and clicking on "View in Browser". Recently, I was experimenting with HTML5 code to copy the frames of an MP4 video, reverse the frame data and...
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    How to escape the Facebook White Screen of Death

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    When you create a page for your business, etc. using your Facebook account, you can click on "Use Facebook as <Your Page>" to manage it. Sometimes, this leads to a white page, also known as "White Page of Death", "Blank Screen of Death", "Blank...
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    Run 32-bit Remote Desktop (RDP) on Windows 64-bit

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    Create a .bat file with the following three lines: @echo off set WinDir= start C:\Windows\SysWow64\mstsc.exe The environment variable WinDir will only be deleted locally and temporarily, for the session that starts mstsc.exe and not...
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    JS: Dots are bad, M'kay?

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    When the return value of a function is needed multiple times, and the value is a constant, a variable should be used to cache it. In JavaScript, every dot that appears in a statement is equivalent to a function call. Run the following code...
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    XAML: Render list items from left to right and grow from top to bottom

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    To render items like this (fixed width, grows vertically, like a Word document): Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 Item 4 Use this XAML code: < ListView Width ="200"> < ListBoxItem > < TextBlock > Item 1 </ TextBlock...
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    hello, blog

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    Welcome to the No Time Blog. My name is Luis Cantero and I train and help developers through our Premier Services, mostly onsite in Germany and EMEA but also remotely. Purpose of this blog: You have no time, I have no time. You have problems...
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