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  Origin of Windows blue screen


Many of you from old ages might see the classical blue Windows blue screen before.Do you still remember the most famous Windows blue screen incident during a presentation of a Windows 98 beta by Bill Gates at COMDEX on April 20 1998. But do you know the history of blue screen? John Vert, an ex-Windoes NT kernel guy, shared the story on Quora.  Back in 1991 John Vert wrote the original code for Windows NT 3.1 that put the video screen back into text mode and the routines to put text on it (a...

   Windows blue screen,History     2013-07-24 09:25:16


  Reasons to use blue in design


Blue color is used in many product designs and logo designs such as Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and our site. Why do companies choose blue color in their design? It's not a coincidence for them to choose blue. One saying is the color blue is associated with trust, efficiency, clarity and simplicity. Beside this reason, are there other reasons? From an interface design standpoint, blue is an incredibly useful color. Among the dark colors designers have in their toolbox, red, orange and green al...

   Design,Blue     2013-12-13 07:13:22


  Microsoft's next generation OS Windows Blue may be free


In PC era, Microsoft is the world's largest software service provider, its revenue  is mainly from selling operating systems and other software services.With the advent of the era of mobile Internet, the free software service concept has been widely accepted, Microsoft has been forced to explore new business models.According to ZDNet, Microsoft's next-generation OS Windows Blue is expected to be released in mid of 2013. The biggest difference between the new version of the OS and the previ...

   Windows Blue, Pirce, Free     2012-11-29 10:54:15


  Automatically Updating Charts for Additional Data in Excel


Excel shines at turning your data into charts—graphical representations of your data. You can easily create a chart based on a range of data in a worksheet. Normally, if you add additional data to your range, you will need to once again create the chart or at best change the range of cells on which the chart is based. If you get tired of modifying charts to refer to new data ranges, there are a couple of shortcuts you can try out. The first shortcut works fine if you simply need to "fin...

   Excel,Graph,Auto update,New data,Automat     2011-08-13 04:36:53


  Speech balloon with pure CSS--One step further


Many of us want to add cool features to our websites to make our websites user friendly ad more attractive. Especially in Web2.0 era. Today we are talking about adding speech balloon feature to our webpage so that we can display beautiful help windows while users mouse over some help icons on our page. First, let me introduce one post written by Umar Ashfaq named "How to create a speech balloon with pure CSS". He also explains how this works. You can also refer Magic CSS shape for more informati...

   Speech balloon, Pure CSS,border     2013-03-16 04:11:58


  10 Reasons Why Visual Basic is Better Than C#


Visual Basic is a better programming language than Visual C#. Who says so? This article! Here are 10 reasons why you should always choose VB over C#. 1 – “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose” This is a quotation from Gertrude Stein’s 1922 play Geography and Plays. However, the poetry wouldn’t work in C#, because – unforgivably – it’s a cASe-SeNSitIvE language. This is madness! Before I start ranting, let me just acknowledge that case-sensitivity confers one (and only one) ad...

   Visual basci,C#,Advantage,Comparison     2012-03-10 04:24:03


  HTML above flash (transparency + z-index)


We have faced this problem many of the times. When we want to display some message on top of all layers on a page or use some feature like jQuery light boxes. Normally the flash file continues to shine through the page. No matter what you do with layering the dom elements using z-index.See the layering flash content problem definition here.Before this, people used to dodge this issue with some fixes like hiding the flash area completely and then showing a static image of...

   HTML,Flash,Above,z-index,wmode,transpare     2011-05-01 15:46:34


  Reproduce "MySQL server has gone away" in PHP


If you want to debug the issue of "MySQL server has gone away", you can reproduce it with below steps: Modify configuration file: sudo vi /etc/mysql/my.cnf  Make below changes: [mysqld]   wait_timeout = 30   interactive_timeout = 30  Restart the service: sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart  Write below PHP codes: $link = mysql_connect('127.0.0.1', 'root', 'root');   if (!$link)&nbs...

   MySQL,debug,rMySQL server has gone away     2013-04-15 11:33:14


  Galaxy S III will be released today at London


At 19:00 May 3 (London time), Samsung will release its next-generation flagship mobile phone products GALAXY, SIII in London, England. This latest Samsung mobile phone will have a quad-core processor, with blue and white two colors and screen size of more than 4.65 inch (there is news that the size will be up to 4.8 inch).Europe's largest mobile phone retailer CarphoneWarehouse confirms the new Galaxy phone does have blue and two different colors.Quad-Core CPUCeramic casingPhone screen p...

   Samsung,S III,release,London     2012-05-03 05:44:16


  Php Class to Retrieve Alexa Rank


Alexa is a service acquired by Amazon which offers a web traffic report for websites. They retrieve the data from toolbar that can be installed in different browsers, centralize the data and display reports to anyone. The most important indicator is the Alexa Rank. It represents the rank of a webpage in a list of all the websites. It’s not the 100% accurate but it gives a good indication.Alexa does not offer any free API to obtain Alexa Rank. However there is a simple method to obtain it in th...

   PHP,Alexa,Alexa rank,API,Retrieve Alexa rank     2011-10-25 11:28:55