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Deep Work – Focus without distraction & Let your mind become a lens

One of my goals for 2018 is to read more self-help books and I wrote about the list of books here.  Self-Improvement is one of the key energy that we must carry on for our personal development, which has direct benefits in our professional life as well. To start of this year study, I picked up the book – Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Prof. Cal Newport. It’s been a while since I’ve read this book, and I am really excited about the positive changes I see in my daily routine.

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.NET Tips and Tricks ( Visual Studio , VS Code, Azure Cosmos DB, HoloLens) from Daily .NET Tips – Jan 2018 Links

Daily .NET Tips is aiming to share valuable coding tips and tricks for .NET Developers. This site exclusively intends for sharing Tips and Tricks, useful Code Snippet, new features, which developers use in their regular development work. In this post, I am quickly listing down all the tips shared over the month of January 2018.

7 Years of Daily .NET Tips

Today, Daily.NET Tips marks its 7th Anniversary!! Exactly seven years ago, Today (27th Dec 2010) I founded Daily .NET Tips, with a vision to have a single knowledge base of .NET Tips and Tricks and share a post that can quickly help developers. Yes, now and then, it’s been 7 years since starting the wonderful space, that has become an integral part of my day to day learning.

Wishing you all Merry Christmas! Thank You!

This is the season of joy and the time to express gratitude. Wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year in advance. May this good times become the golden memories of tomorrow for all of you and bring ample joy in your life. This is the best time of year to start with a new attitude for a new beginning.

Virtual Reality (VR) – Augmented Reality (AR) – Mixed Reality (MR) – A Quick Understanding

Continuing my series of posts on Holographic App Development Using Microsoft HoloLens, here is one more addition to the series. This should have been the very first post of the series, given the fact it talks about a little background on where holographic app development stands.

.NET Tips and Tricks ( Visual Studio 2017, C# 7.0) from Daily .NET Tips – August 2017 Links

Daily .NET Tips is aiming to sharing useful coding tips and tricks for .NET Developers. This site completely design for sharing Tips and Tricks, useful Code Snippet, new features,  which developers uses in their daily development work and targeted anything related with .NET.   In this post I am quickly listing down all the tips shared over the month of Aug 2017.

Building New Habits – Develop Self-Disciplines

Habit is a repeat performance of our behavior on any given day or time. In a simple term, Habit is nothing but automating your practice. We do it knowingly or unknowingly. If you can pick up something that is helpful for you and make it into a routine habit – there is nothing can be better than this. As much as you focus on building on new habits, you also need to make sure you are letting your bad habit goes.

Mastering Visual Studio 2017 – Book Review

Packt Publishing released a new title named, “Mastering Visual Studio 2017” authored by Kunal Chowdhury. I received a free copy of this book from the author and agreed to read the book and write the review.

As the title says, this book turned out to be an excellent and detailed collection of insights on various powerful capabilities of Visual Studio 2017. The approach of the book made it very easy to follow, learn as it takes you through the insides of each topic. Ranging from the installation changes to new features introduced in the Visual Studio IDE, followed by features added in it, C# 7.0 will give you the base to start with Visual Studio 2017. Then, we will move on to learning how to build apps for Windows using XAML tools, UWP tools, and .NET Core; we will learn about NuGet, more on debugging and unit testing applications, cloud development with Azure, and source controls like Git/TFS.

.NET Tips and Tricks ( Visual Studio 2017, C# 7.0, Azure ) from Daily .NET Tips – July 2017 Links

Daily .NET Tips is aiming to sharing useful coding tips and tricks for .NET Developers. This site completely design for sharing Tips and Tricks, useful Code Snippet, new features,  which developers uses in their daily development work and targeted anything related with .NET.   In this post I am quickly listing down all the tips shared over the month of July 2017.

Using Paint 3D to design 3D models for your Holographic applications

In this article, you will learn, how we can construct a basic 3D Model using Paint 3D app and then use it as a Holograms for your holographic application. This is a state forward process, but the creativity is in designing the 3D model. We will learn it through three different steps. To start with,  construct the 3D Model  in Paint 3D, import the model into Unity 3D and finally publish your Unity 3D project as Holographic application.

Announcement! Our Book – “HoloLens Blueprints” is Published and Now Available!

I am very pleased to announce the availability of my second book, and our first book HoloLens Blueprints – co-authored by Manish Sharma, Mallikarjuna Rao, and Myself. This book introduces and demystifies the HoloLens platform. You will start your mixed-reality journey by understanding different types of digital reality. You will learn to build your first holographic app. Also, you will understand holographic application integration possibilities within Line of Business (LOB) Applications using Azure. Moving ahead, you will create Integrated Solutions using IoT with HoloLens. Gradually you’ll learn how to create and deploy apps on a device. You will learn to publish application to the store; if you are an enterprise developer, you will also manage and distribute applications for enterprise-enabled or domain-joined HoloLens.

Using Text to Speech in your Holographic App

Here is the 10th post of the series of “Holographic App Development Using Microsoft HoloLens“. In this article you will get some insight of enabling “Text to Speech” capabilities for your Holographic applications. You can place text to speech voices around your holograms to make your applications more interactive. You can achieve it very easily with the help of “TextToSpeech”  manager available with HoloLens Toolkit.