News: Wiki and HTML .

Now the Wiki pages containing complex tables and rich text support HTML Tags.

The new Wiki come with this features: 

  • Search wiki pages across projects 
  • Link wiki pages with work items 
  • Show side by side preview while editing wiki pages 
  • Show wiki home page on project home page 
  • Simplified save using Ctrl S

That allows rich text editing, complex tables, embedded videos and many other capabilities.

You can read more on the microsoft blog.

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PowerShell tips – part 006.

You can test connectivity with the PowerShell administrator mode by using the next commands:

Let’s start with Test-NetConnection command.
This command displays diagnostic information for a connection.
Depending on the input you can test ping test, TCP test, route tracing, and route selection diagnostics and also get infos about DNS lookup results, a list of IP interfaces, IPsec rules, route/source address selection results.
The next command is Test-WSMan return the WinRM service is running on a local or remote computer.
The last command from my examples is about PSVersion and show us the version of powershell.

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PowerShell tips – part 005.

This is another tutorial about PowerShell tips and one powershell command: Get-WindowsOptionalFeature .
Start by using the windows key and try to find the powershell by typing : powershell.
When you see it use right-click the Windows PowerShell and select Run As Administrator from the action menu.
This will open the PowerShell command shell.
Use this command to see all information about the status of the optional Windows features: enabled, disabled, or otherwise:

To have a better view you can use this options:

The where state -eq enabled will show us all features are enabled.
The last part us ft is an alias for Format-Table and –a is the partial parameter for autosize .
You can use PowerShell_ISE to start powershell editor , save the new file named: OptionalFeatures.ps1 .
Into this file you can add the command :

The last part is to run like Administrator this powershell script:

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News: Google use instead of a password …

Instead of typing your password each time you sign in to your Google Account, you can get a prompt sent to your phone.

Tap the notification from Google to confirm, and you’ll be signed in quickly and securely. If your phone isn’t nearby, you can select “Use your password instead” on the sign-in screen.

More details here.

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JavaScript – FlipClock .

Another tutorial about javascript and HTML5 .
The FlipClock is a javascript source code and tool to let you to make a flip clock .
As you know :
A flip clock is an electromechanical, digital time keeping device with the time indicated by numbers that are sequentially revealed by a split-flap display.
This javascript come with many options and feature to set your flip clock:

  • Hourly Counter
  • Minute Counter
  • Daily Counter
  • 12hr Clock
  • 24hr Clock
  • General Counter

You need to download it and then you can try the examples from examples folder.
The next example come with the base of the css file and the flipclock.js .
I just set the clockFace setting to TwentyFourHourClock.
You can used this javascript to show: counter, countdown or interval.

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