Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Node.js Tools for Visual Studio

Node.js Tools for Visual Studio - Home
"NTVS is a free, open source plugin that turns Visual Studio into a Node.js IDE.

NTVS supports Editing, Intellisense, Profiling, npm, Debugging locally and remotely (Windows/MacOS/Linux), as well Azure Web Sites and Cloud Service.

Designed, developed, and supported by Microsoft and the community."
NTVS support full VS+V8 debugging: bkpoints, step in/out/over, conditional bkpoints, etc. as well remote debugging including for MacOS and Linux (and Azure)


xkcd: New Study (Real?)

xkcd: New Study:
New Study

It is surprising that 15% is checking anything...

Printing from Android

Printing From an Android Tablet - NYTimes.com

Everything You Need to Know About Printing From your Android Phone or Tablet:

Answer Line: How to print from Android | PCWorld

Acer touch Chromebook $300

chromebook = new netbook.

ChromeOS even has the equivalent of a Start Menu, something that Windows itself can’t even claim anymore.
Acer to sell touch Chromebook at fraction of Google Pixel price | Internet & Media - CNET News:
"The company's new C720P Chromebook, due out next month, is just the second in the market to offer touch screen. But it will cost a mere $300, compared with the Google Pixel's $1,299 price tag."

Acer's $300 C270P Chromebook is a touchscreen laptop for the 99 percent | PCWorld
energy efficient Haswell-based Intel Celeron 2955U processor, 2GB of RAM, and a fast-waking 32GB SSD augmented by two years of free 100GB cloud storage, courtesy of Google Drive. Beyond Wi-Fi, you’ll find solitary USB 2.0, USB 3.0, and HDMI ports, along with an SD card slot built into the Acer C720P’s slim 2.98 lb., 0.78-inch thick chassis.

Haswell comes to Chromebooks with Acer's new C720-2800 for just $250 | PCWorld
C720-2800 features an Intel Celeron 2955U processor, with 4GB of memory and a 16GB SSD for storage. Its 11.6-inch HD display has a resolution of 1366 by 768 pixels

Virtual Reality: Oculus Rift and Unity 3D

The Oculus Rift is a next-generation virtual reality headset designed for immersive gaming.
Virtual Reality, the Oculus Rift and Unity 3D with Rift Chopper author James Andrew on the Hanselminutes Technology Podcast: Fresh Air for Developers:

Oculus Rift - Virtual Reality Headset for 3D Gaming | Oculus VR

Oculus Rift - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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