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  • Accessing System information through Environment in C#

    The Environment List When a program is executed, it is also passed a list of current environmental variables (such as HOME, PATH etc). This is the same in both Unix and Windows. The following code example shows how a call to Environment.GetEnvironmentVariables returns all the currently defined variables. The following code explores the various members […]

  • JavaScript: Number to Currency format conversion function

    JavaScript for converting string to currency format. https://gist.github.com/prasannadeshpande/91a3212f041fcec3e4f3d9dac5923c89

  • Getting column names of the MSSQL Table

    To get the column names of a table in MSSQL SELECT * FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.Columns WHERE TABLE_NAME = ‘TableName’ This is basically the MSSQL equivalent for The MySQL Command DESCRIBE TableName which displays the table details For getting only the column names you can use following one SELECT Column_Name + ‘,’ FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.Columns WHERE TABLE_NAME = […]

  • Google Offers Free DNS Servers

    Google has once again stepped up and is now offering another free service to make our lives more efficient. The search giant announced today that they will now be offering DNS servers for the public at no cost. This comes in addition to the multitude of services already offered by Google, such as Gmail, Google Voice […]

  • Multiple email addresses for one gmail account

    Let’s say that I have a gmail address: prasu@gmail.com Now if I am signing up for a newsletter at XYZ Corp. I can register with the email address prasu+xyz@gmail.com You can put in any extra alphanumeric information after the plus sign and it still gets delivered to prasu@gmail.com. Furthermore you can apply a filter in Gmail […]

  • Google Thinks Twitter Is…

    So…Google thinks Twitter is…retarded? over capacity? down? useless? lame? pointless? slow? a waste of time?What do you think Twitter is? Copied from here.

  • Google Labs: Closure Tools

    Web applications have evolved from simple HTML pages into rich, interactive applications that provide a great user experience. Today’s web apps pose a challenge for developers, however: how do you create and maintain efficient JavaScript code that downloads quickly and works across different browsers? The Closure tools help developers to build rich web applications with […]

  • Google flu trends

    How does this work? Google have found that certain search terms are good indicators of flu activity. Google Flu Trends uses aggregated Google search data to estimate current flu activity around the world in near real-time. Each week, millions of users around the world search for health information online. As you might expect, there are […]

  • Outlook 2010 Beta Send/Receive Not working

    While trying the MS Office 2010 beta version, I came across the strange problem. Send/ receive was not working after it imported the settings from Outlook 03. It was very difficult to trace why it was not working, as it carries on processing and process never stops. Then I started Googling for the same and got a hint from following […]

  • Remote Desktop managing tools

    While surfing I came across following two remote desktop managing tools. Remote Desktop Manager is a small application used to manage all your remote connections and virtual machine. Add, edit, delete, shared, organize and find your remote connection quickly. Compatible with Microsoft Remote Desktop, Terminal Services, VNC, LogMeIn, Team Viewer, Ftp, SSH, Telnet, Dameware, X […]

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