Saturday, March 29, 2014

OneNote Web API

OneNote and Microsoft's quiet API revolution - Scott Hanselman:

Office team launched OneNote for Mac, they also launched along with integration partners like Feedly, JotNot, IFTTT, Weave News Reader and more all integrating with their REST API.

The moral of the story here is - if you have no API then you have no story.

the samples are all on GitHub too:

Scott Hanselman's Complete List of Productivity Tips

Scott Hanselman's Complete List of Productivity Tips - Scott Hanselman:
  • Scale Yourself
  • Look for Danger Signs
  • Understand Effectiveness Versus Efficiency
  • Define "Work"
  • Do It, Drop It, Delegate It and Defer It
  • Drop the Ball

  • Resolve Inbox Issues
  • Triage the Inbox of Your Life
  • Get Rid of Psychic Weight
  • Reserve Fridays for Reflection
  • Try the Pomodoro Technique

  • Realize that Being Busy is a form of Laziness
  • Face the Fact: Multitasking is a Myth
  • But Here's What You Can Multitask
  • Clean Out Mental Clutter
  • Homework

Global Windows Azure Bootcamp 2014

Global Windows Azure Bootcamp | a Windows Azure Bootcamp on several locations globally at the same time:
Global Windows Azure Bootcamp

Global Windows Azure Bootcamp | Locations
There are 138 locations registered in 57 countries and 137 cities.

Recent new features in Azure:
Azure: ExpressRoute Dedicated Networking, Web Site Backup Restore, Mobile Services .NET support, Hadoop 2.2, and more - ScottGu's Blog

Change Print Font, Save Money

Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions -

"A 14-year-old student claims to have found a way of saving the US government $400 million dollars\simply by changing the font they use for official documents.

... if the government chose Garamond font instead of Times New Roman, would use 25 per cent less ink because each character is lighter and thinner.

Ink is two times more expensive than French perfume by volume..."

Chanel No. 5 perfume costs $38 per ounce, while the equivalent amount of Hewlett-Packard printer ink can cost up to $75.

Government's annual printing expenditure: $1.8 billion

#FontFriday: Garamond, the Eco-Friendly Font | Casey Connect

Times New Roman-sample.svg     AdobeGaramondSp.svg

Garamond - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Times New Roman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

ng-book: Book on AngularJS

ng-book: The Complete Book on AngularJS:
"opinionated book about opinionated library"

A new way to sell a (e)book: online, with source code, videos and samples
The author is also teaching Angular in person, in San Francisco.

Yet Another Podcast #121–AngularJS Roundtable | Jesse Liberty
"Angular is new jQuery"

that is a "big deal", since jQuery is used by most (80%) of web sites.
With a large team in Google actively developing it,
there is a huge interest for Angular.

It just needs a good integration with PhoneGap / Cordova,
to make it practical for mobile development also...

Sample Mobile Application with AngularJS | Christophe Coenraets (PhoneGap)

Building PhoneGap Apps with AngularJS

AngularJS: API: ngTouch
The ngTouch module provides touch events and other helpers for touch-enabled devices. The implementation is based on jQuery Mobile touch event handling (