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Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 11h23
From West Wind Technologies: "Today I ported over my AlbumViewer sample Angular 2.0 application I worked on for a workshop for the last few weeks, to my ASP.NET Core project. I've been building various different kinds of backends for this Angular 2.0 front end app and it's been very easy to simply swap them out by changing the base URL to the API endpoints."

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 11h17
From PC World: "Despite notable advancements in speech-recognition technology and voice input, and the popularity of tablets, the humble PC continues to be the workhorse device of choice for many workers around the world. And whether you're an office-bound professional slouched behind a desktop PC, or a globetrotting executives armed with the latest ultrabook, the "physical" hardware keyboard continues to play a crucial role in productivity."

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 11h11
From MS SQL Tips: "Keeping track of your SQL Servers is time consuming to maintain a list of instances, versions, services that are installed, patch levels and other administrative details. The data is stored in so many different places, so it's quite rare that a DBA has a fully up to date listing of the entire SQL Server infrastructure. Also, every time a change is made in your environment your data becomes out of date. This is where a tool like SQL Inventory Manager comes into play. In a previous article we l..."

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 11h07
From Computerworld: "IT administrators trying to figure out how to move their organizations to Windows 10 have a new tool that might change the game. This week, Microsoft released the Windows Upgrade Analytics Service, designed to make it easier to decide whether you can carry out a massive upgrade."

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 10h52
From C# Corner: "From the Angular Material official site, Angular Material is, " For developers using AngularJS, Angular Material is both a UI Component framework and a reference implementation of Google's Material Design Specification. This project provides a set of reusable, well-tested, and accessible UI components based on Material Design"."

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 13h40
From SQL Authority: "I have an eye for details and I try to keep looking for something new to some of the tasks I have been doing for years together. This exploration and quest to learn new techniques is what has made me survive longer in this industry I suppose. So let me talk about my learning from the recent SQL Server Bangalore UG Meet. I was sitting with my SQL friends and there were topics around what one must try some of the new tooling capabilities that SQL Server 2016 has brought to the table. I am always i..."

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 13h33
From Dotnetcurry: "Microsoft was recently announced as the leader in Cloud for PaaS, IaaS and SaaS by Gartner in their recent report . Although there is a big traction in the adoption of PaaS services, IaaS is still a key offering of Azure. Additionally, there is a huge traction in Open Source workload adoption as well. The current stats reveals that one out of three VMs in Azure is Open Source / Linux. Enterprises are not only adopting Azure as Cloud offerings, but they are also doing large scale implementations ..."

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 13h31
From C# Corner: "This error comes when you try to connect SQL Server 2014 with credentials: “A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 2)”"

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 13h28
From ARS Technica: "BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been hinting at this move for almost a year now: today BlackBerry announced it will no longer design hardware. Say goodbye to all the crazy hardware QWERTY devices, ultra-wide phones, and unique slider designs. Speaking to investors, BlackBerry CEO John Chen described the move as a "pivot to software," saying, "The company plans to end all internal hardware development and will outsource that function to partners. This allows us to reduce capital requirements and ..."

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 13h21
From .NET Rocks: "Time to review the web application stack! Carl and Richard talk to Dan Wahlin about his current explorations into building web applications. The current stack for Dan is Angular 2 on the front-end, ASP.NET Core on the backend and Docker as the hosting environment. There are so many cool capabilities in this configuration that it can affect the way you build software as a whole, making it easier to automate deployment, accelerate testing, distribute sample versions, and so on. This could be the f..."

Universal Thread News
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 17h05
Level Extreme Inc. is pleased to announce that we have entered into a definitive Universal Thread acquisition agreement with DMIB Inc., a renowned IT services/software development Montreal-based consulting company.

Toolbar & Performance
Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 at 20h47
The toolbar has been enhanced to offer additional options making it easier and faster to access specific content. A boost of performance was also added to make things go more smoothly when navigating around the interface.

Account settings
Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at 18h07
Account settings is now simplified and now available to all users. Under Filters is now Blocked members, Thread filter and Category filter. Under Following is now Followed threads and Followed users. Under Your posts is now Your messages and Your solutions. Under Billing is now the subscription and invoicing information. An enhanced preview when creating messages is now available. Direct email access to communicate with a user is no longer supported. Users can communicate in private to request it. Messages by email is deprecated and soon to be replaced by something better in the expansion.

Message view & images
Sunday, February 14th, 2016 at 20h28
Among many new enhancements in the last week, one of the most interesting is the preview of images inside a message. Messages with images will show a thumbnail view with in-page image when clicked. Maximum number of attachments has been increased to 10 as well as file size from 1 MB to 10 MB.

Simultaneous logins
Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 00h18
Simultaneous logins is now supported. Thus, you can login from various access points without affecting other connections.

Toolbar enhancements
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 00h00
Toolbar in the support area for the counters has been adjusted to indicate new content only. The related options have been moved at the beginning of the toolbar for standardization and priority. Search in calendar is now under Search. Likes for all messages is now under Reports. Time display is deprecated.

Collapsable support when replying
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 at 11h29
Collapsable support for "Forward a copy of this reply to these members" is now supported.

Intelligent filtering for forum dropdown on lists
Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 12h58
In the support area, the lists now support intelligent filtering on dropdown headers. In lists where you have a forum dropdown, only the related choices of your data will be available in the list headers. It makes it easier to know the forum(s) related to the content of the list and to filter on it/them.

Adjustments in search functionality
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 23h34
The search engine in the support area has been adjusted to allow in-page search result, thus no need to go back to the search criteria page from the result. There is also the ability to expand/collapse the form to get more options. The search is also now available to all but links are disabled for non subcribers.

Better support for container on external targets
Monday, January 25th, 2016 at 03h04
We enhanced the container support for external targets. Thus, users who sometimes click on a message with a right click to open in a new window will see the message to be opened within a new container. This then provides all the functionalities as desired into an unlimited number of windows supported.

Anonymous support
Monday, January 25th, 2016 at 03h03
Anonymous access is now supported. Anonymous mode allows you to get a look and feel of the Universal Thread. You can have access to most of the content. As soon as you want to create something, you will be ask to log in, thus, to create an account if you do not already have one. Logging in with an account allows you to exchange support as well as giving you additional options, which you cannot see in anonymous mode.

Google Map integration for user groups
Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 16h41
We have added the integration of Google Map for user groups and user group meetings related content. Feel free to update your user group meeting address as required.

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