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Weekly Poll Results

Has working at a computer all day caused health issues?

Survey period: 24 Mar 2014 to 31 Mar 2014

"Health issues" is a broad term, but assume it means anything affecting your health and your quality of life.

OptionVotes% 
Back / neck problems97847.48978 votes, 47.48%
Shoulder / Elbow joint problems46422.52464 votes, 22.52%
Forearm / wrist / hand (including carpel tunnel)56827.57568 votes, 27.57%
Other Musculoskeletal problems1507.28150 votes, 7.28%
Vision / eye problems83040.29830 votes, 40.29%
Headaches46222.43462 votes, 22.43%
Obesity52225.34522 votes, 25.34%
Mental health issues25112.18251 votes, 12.18%
Other1246.02124 votes, 6.02%
No issues for me!37017.96370 votes, 17.96%
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

This week's survey: What is the worst thing about the portrayal of software development in movies?

Most popular new articles

24 Mar 2014 - 30 Mar 2014

Research

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Latest Additions

145 articles overall. 105 new, 40 updated.

New articles added

.NET Framework

Algorithms & Recipes

Android

ASP.NET

C / C++ Language

C#

Database

Design and Architecture

Document / View

E-commerce

Hardware & System

HTML / CSS

iPhone

Java

Miscellaneous

Product Showcase

  • Krita* Gemini* - Twice as Nice on a 2-in-1 - Tim_Duncan
    This article will discuss how the Krita developers added 2 in 1 mode-awareness - including implementation of both automatic and user-selected mode switching and some of the areas developers should consider when creating applications for the 2 in 1 experience to their applications.

  • Gameplay: Touch Controls and 2-in-1 Awareness for Your Favorite Games - Erik Niemeyer, Chris Kirkpatrick
    Ideum’s collaboration with Intel gave them access to technology and engineering resources to make the touch overlay and 2-in-1 awareness in Gameplay possible.

Programming Tips

Progress Controls

SharePoint Server

VB.NET

Windows Presentation Foundation

Articles updated

::Workspaces

Algorithms & Recipes

Android

Applications & Tools

ASP.NET

ASP.NET Controls

Audio and Video

C#

Combo & List Boxes

  • Extended CComboBox - Flaviu2
    A combobox control which shows a drop down window to assist the user.

Cryptography & Security

Database

  • SQL Server - Change Tracking (CT) - Chandra Sekhar - Raparthi
    CT is a new feature in SQL Server 2008 which allows us to track information about changes that we have made to tables in which CT is enabled.

  • SQLite Helper (C#) - adriancs
    Simplify the usage between C# and SQLite

Design and Architecture

DLLs & Assemblies

Edit Controls

Grid & Data Controls

Hardware & System

HTML / CSS

Internet / Network

  • fastJSON - Mehdi Gholam
    Smallest, fastest polymorphic JSON serializer (with Silverlight4 and MonoDroid support)

  • fastBinaryJSON - Mehdi Gholam
    A binary JSON serializer based on fastJSON (support for MonoDroid)

iPhone

List Controls

Other .NET Languages

SharePoint Server

Trace and Logs

  • The Art of Logging - Colin Eberhardt
    This article provides guidelines for logging within your web or desktop applications, answering questions such as when to log, what to log, and how to log.

Web Services

Windows API

Windows Presentation Foundation

  • WPF Interview questions with answers - Shivprasad koirala
    In this section we will run through important WPF interview questions asked during .NET interviews. I know the list is not complete but wanted to at least start with something and then keep adding as time goes.

New Tips and Tricks added

Ajax

ASP.NET

C / C++ Language

C#

Caching

Client side scripting

Database

Edit Controls

Java

Menus

  • Custom Context Menu - Alex Culea
    Shows how to create a window that behaves like a context menu

PHP

Programming Tips

  • Barcode 39 without images - Marco Bertschi
    A short description of the Code 39 Barcode font by Matthew Welch (and how to use it)

Usability

Windows Phone 7/8

Windows Powershell

XML

  • Rewriting XML Files - sbarnes
    Rewriting and restoring XML files (streams) with two helper classes

Tips and Tricks updated

Client side scripting

Database

DLLs & Assemblies

HTML / CSS

New Technical Blogs added

.NET Framework

  • ASP.NET Identity with webforms - Bibhu Dutta
    Towards the end of last week ASP.NET Identity 2.0 was released. ASP.NET Identity has been developed with the following goals: To provide a single framework that will work with all of the ASP.NET frameworks, such as ASP.NET MVC, Web Forms, Web Pages, Web API, … Continue reading →

Ajax

  • How to Display Loading Image with AJAX-Auto Complete - Kelum W. Ganegoda
    After long time I had a chance to update my Blog. In this post I’m going to show you how to display data fetching progress with AJAX Auto Complete extender. This is very simple. Add ASP Text box to the page (ID=TextBox1) Add AJAX AutoCompleteExtender Insert following javascript code to the web

Applications & Tools

ASP.NET Controls

  • IIS and ASP.Net Authentication and Authorization - Adarsh Kumar Chaurasia
    First of all lets understand the important terms which will be used throughout this article. Authentication : It is the act of confirming the truth of an attribute of a datum or entity. This might involve confirming the identity of a person or software program, tracing the origins of an artifact. In

Code Generation

  • Database related attributes in Code First - Johan Ohlin
    This post is a follow-up on the post about Validation attributes in Code-First. While validation attributes focus on making sure the data in the model is correct, the attributes listed here instead focus on instructing Entity Framework’s database generation engine how the database should be st

  • Code Minimalism ! What is it ? - Chris Boss
    If there was one complaint I have with a lot of code today it is the lack of easy readability. True, programming language code by its nature can’t always be easy to read. But shouldn’t it be the goal of programmers to write code which is more readable ? Some to learn from BASIC It [̷

Game Development

  • Goal-Driven Development Continued - Zachary Gardner
    In my previous blog, I talked about the idea of GDD, or Goal-Driven Development. It is a philosophy that individual programmers can apply to their daily work. I derived it from my experience with successful meetings, then from successful teams, then finally down to great programmers: Great programme

  • Goal-Driven Development - Zachary Gardner
    There is a lot that goes on from 9 to 5 Monday through Friday. We sit at our desks, we program, we respond to emails, we sit in meetings, we go to backlog grooming, etc. Every day brings its own challenges, and its own opportunities for learning and growth. What matters the most is how […]The

Internet / Network

  • Byte Sex - Paul Watt
    Byte-gender; not, "Yes! Please!"Good! Now that I have your attention let's solve a relatively simple problem, byte sex. A less sensational name for this concept is byte endianess. This is one of those concepts that you should at least be aware of, even if you don't have to pay much attention to it i

Java

  • Vacuole Encapsulation - Keyhole Software
    Encapsulation approach to bring data sources and implementations closer together, allowing reflection-like behavior in a format that mere mortals can read.

Mobile Development

  • Developer? 5 Reasons To Make A Mobile App - Michael Banzon
    #1 – You Already know programming Of course you know programming – you are a developer! You have already made several applications – maybe they are web apps, some server apps or desktop applications – it doesn’t really matter. The only thing that matters is that code doesn’t

NoSQL

  • Jump Start : Using MongoDB with C# - Bibhu Dutta
    CodeProject Among NoSQL databases, MongoDB is very much popular. For those who need an introduction, MongoDB is an open sourced document database providing high performance, availability, and automatic scaling. Being a document database, a record/row in MongoDB is know as document. The … Conti

Other .NET Languages

  • ADO.NET – How to call a stored procedure with output parameters? - Arun Ramachandran India
    CodeProject In the last article on ADO.Net, we have discussed about preventing SQL injection attack. You can read that article here. In this article, we will go over calling stored procedure with output parameters. Let’s understand this with an example. Our example will be based on tblEmployee

  • F#12 : Arrays - Sacha Barber
    No language would be complete without arrays (at least in my opinion). They are an excellent structure. F# is of course no fool, and includes them (as you would expect), so this blog will concentrate on looking at using arrays in F#   Creating Arrays There are several ways to create arrays, just as

  • Understanding Routing in ASP.NET MVC - Imran Abdul Ghani
    Understanding routing in ASP.NET MVC

  • F#11 : Sequences - Sacha Barber
    Last time we looked at the List module, and we now proceed to look at the sequence module. You will in fact see a lot of similarities with the sequence module compared to the list module. The main difference between F# lists and F# sequence is pretty much the same as it is in C#|VB […]

SharePoint Server

  • String processing workflow actions for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online - Anton Khritonenkov
    In this article I will demonstrate a set of custom string processing the workflow actions for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online (Office 365). Out-of-the-box workflow actions have limited functionality of string processing, so I will show how to extend it by using the custom string processing wor

Uncategorised Technical Blogs

  • SSIS Do I Union All or Merge?? - derekman9707
    SSIS - Do I Union All or Merge?

  • Live Cricket Scoreboard using Node push back style, Bootstrap, jade part1 - RamuSangabathula
    CodeProject First I would like to save your valuable time before you read any further this article, please check the demo hosted here , you might have to wait a couple of seconds to see the dynamic behavior on the page. If you are interested in further reading, and would like to know how this ...Mor

  • HTTP Error 500.52 (gzip compression) when using IIS as a reverse proxy - Markus Greuel
    IIS cannot rewrite gzip compressed responses from another web server, but you can prevent the response from being compressed.

  • Creating a Culture of Challenge - Zachary Gardner
    Creating a culture of challenge

  • Continual Self-Review - Zachary Gardner
    My fundamental assumptions about life seem to grow and change every single day. As I experience more, they become further refined. I hesitate to say that I’m sure of anything in life as I have been proven wrong time and time again. The set of things that I’d even speculate are true is a

  • What Makes a Startup Great: Facebook, Lyft, Oculus VR - Zachary Gardner
    People gravitate towards principles and ways of thinking that can be used in nearly any situation. Ideals like “always be good” and “patience over rashness” are simple, yet they produce positive results in every situation they’re used. The more ubiquitous a principle is

  • A developers guide to relationships - good and bad - Duncan Edwards Jones
    The key, the whole key and nothing but the key (so help me Codd)The relational model, invented in 1970 by E F Codd revolutionised computing.  It allowed the development of relational databases (such as Oracle, SQL Server and oh so many others) and opened up the data itself to being queried in ways t

  • Newsletters I Trust - Zachary Gardner
    As I’ve said numerous times: I read a lot. Books are my favorite, but they are rarely relevant to programming. To keep up with the latest trends, I subscribe to a lot of different newsletters. The following are a list of my favorite in no particular order.   Hacker Newsletter http://www.hacker

  • My Unit Test Environment - Paul Watt
    I discussed the merits of selecting a suitable unit test framework for your development project in my previous post. I described the qualities that I found most valuable in the test framework that I use, CxxTest. The qualities are xUnit framework, portability, simplicity, and flexibility. There are

  • Three Stages of an Argument – Resolution - Zachary Gardner
    In my last post on the three stages of an argument, I discussed how to help group discussions be focused and productive. The following is the thesis for my argument: By focusing on observation, discussion, and resolution, group discussions at work can have a positive, actionable impact. There is ano

Windows API

  • MobileDevelopment: Using shFullScreen API to show hide Start icon - hjgode
    Uuups, sometimes we are looking for a way to do simple things and do not remeber how easy it was. Question: How can one hide/show the start icon in taskbar of Windows Mobile 6.1 (and before)? Answer: Use the API provided by Microsoft for this: SHFullScreen! No need to use FindWindow and subclass, ve

Technical Blogs updated

Applications & Tools




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