Blogging Tip – Crop Image to a Shape using PowerPoint

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As a blogger we generally spend good amount of time by editing images, creating diagrams for blog posts. I personally use PowerPoint for most of these diagram creation and images editing for my blog post. ‘Crop Image to a Shape’  was something that I overlooked. In fact, I have seen this feature earlier, but could not realized that I could use this feature for nice image editing for my own posts. This was something I realized while writing How to change Menu Bar Style in Visual Studio 2015 ? post .
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I Wish you a Happy New Year 2015

Wish you and your family a  very happy and prosperous New Year in year 2015. Time for a new beginning, new days and new year. May this new year bring many opportunities your way to explore every joy of life. I Hope this new year fills your life with happiness and perfect health always, much more success and happiness. New year brings new ideas, new hopes and of course courage to overcome all the new challenges.
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Daily .NET Tips – It’s 4 Years Today !

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Daily .NET Tips is aiming to sharing useful coding tips and tricks for .NET Developers. This site completely design for sharing Tips and Tricks, new features, productivity tips and useful Code Snippet which anyone can use in their daily development work. A single tip can improve productivity of work while coding – With this vision I launched Daily .NET Tips website on 27th Dec – 2010, and it’s 4 Years from now. It has been a long journey and I had a lots of learning over the years. And I promise, I will keep that continue.
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Must follow “Daily Links” for .NET Developers

I often asked by many of my blog followers regarding the different source of articles, blogs, and other relevant .NET resources. While most of the time I referred few web sites and blogs, this post is about something special. There are numbers of articles published over a single day and it is hard to follow each of them, so what is best fit for you? Here is the list of 6 web sites that I personally follow daily / very frequently. The best part of these sites, they are not like a regular blog post. They are something special! These sites share list of great post from across the globe in a single place and regular basis. So, if you can follow them, you can cover almost all the great posts related with the .NET for that day.
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Presenting at DevDays – Microsoft User Group Hyderabad 29th November 2014

Microsoft User Group Hyderabad (MUGH ) invites you to Developer Day on 29th Nov’14. This is scheduled on this Saturday(29th Nov– from  9:00 A.M  to 1.30 PM ) at Microsoft Campus , Building 3 MPR Halls , Gachibowli, Hyderabad.

I am presenting on “A lap around C# 6.0 and Visual Studio 2015 Preview” . During this one hr. session, I will be talking about new features of C# 6.0 and new features of Visual Studio 2015 Preview version and some more insights.
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Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5 Expert Cookbook – Book Review

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Packt Publishing released a new title named, Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5 Expert Cookbook  authored by Abhishek Sur. I  received a free copy of this book from the author and agreed to read the book and write the review.

Product DetailsAs the title says, this book turned out to be a nice and detailed collection of  insights on various powerful capabilities of Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5.  The approach of the book made it very easy to follow, learn as it takes you through the insides of each topic  with – what, why, how and so on. This book is written in the form of recipes with step-by-step guide on every topic and they are really easy to understand and to deal with complex software problems.

This book starts with few handy tips of debugging, then covers WCF 4.5,  tips on Windows Phone 8, Working with Team Foundation Server etc.  This book also covers Testing application using Visual Studio, MEF, T4 templates and ends with some nice touch up on Azure.

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Keep Motivate Yourself by Self Reward

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“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual.  There is no other teacher but your own soul.”  ― Swami Vivekananda

Self-Motivation is the key of success! You know what you want and what you value the most. It helps you to get your day by day work done and to reach your ultimate long term goal. There are multiple factors that can help you to achieve your goal but “Rewarding Yourself” is something by which you can treat yourself as special. Who is better than yourself to provide an encouragement?

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.NET Tips and Tricks from Daily .NET Tips : September – December 2013 Links

fbprofilenew123 This post is all about sharing the recent tips that were shared over the month of September to December 2013 in the Daily .NET Tips. This site completely design for sharing Tips and Tricks, useful Code Snippet which anyone use in daily development work and targeted anything related with .NET.  I have categorized them in a group so that you can choose your preferred section.

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