The Issue Using Visual Studio 2017 and attempting to add a reference to a project you receive an error stating “The operation could not be completed”. The Solution It seems that to bring up the Add Reference dialog in Visual Studio 2017 the Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.11.0.dll needs to be regsitered in the GAC. You can follow these... Continue Reading →
I love this infographic, quickly sums up the differences (and similarities) between a UX designer and a UI designer. [Click the image to see full size]
Here’s my tip to start the financial year off with some organisation. If you save your important files in a folder structure per financial year, then you will be ready to create that new folder for the new tax year. To save time and keep your filing structure consistent you can quickly copy the entire... Continue Reading →
According to forms submitted to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the Surface tablet will become available at the same time as Windows 8 (26th October 2012).
At Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference (in Toronto, Canada) Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller announced that Windows 8 is on track to Release to Manufacturing (RTM) the first week of August, with general availability by the end of October.
The Specs OS Windows RT Windows 8 Pro CPU Nvidia Tegra 3 Intel Core i5 Weight 676 g 903 g Thickness 9.3 mm 13.5 mm Display Size 10.6” ClearType HD Display 10.6” ClearType HD Display Power Consumption 31.5 W-h 42 W-h Ports microSD, USB 2.0, Micro HD Video, 2x2 MIMO antennae microSDXC, USB 3.0, Mini... Continue Reading →
Rumours of Microsoft Office landing on the iPad have been circulation for quite some time. I even helped spread the rumours in an earlier blog post in December last year. It seems the rumours are now starting to gain credibility have potential release dates are being thrown around. The latest information circulating is that we... Continue Reading →
The following image (courtesy of Buddy Media) show the current landscape of social media marketing. It’s no wonder so many companies struggle with a strategy to harness social media as an effective marketing tool. Click image to view at full size. I’m not here to guide you in the right direction – I don’t know... Continue Reading →
I've used Yahoo Site Explorer for a long time for inbound link analysis on any domain. Today I found this is no more. The replacement is Bing Webmaster tools but it seems you have to be the verified site owner before you can get the stats 😦 http://www.ysearchblog.com/2011/09/14/site-explorer-transition-to-bing-webmaster-tools