• Step-By-Step Instructions on How to export query result to .csv file in SQL Server 2008 1. Open SQL Server Management Studio 2. Go to Tools > Options > Query Results > Results To Text 3. On the far right, there is a drop down box called Output Format 4. Choose Comma Delimited and click OK
  • September 27, 2013

    Weird Things on Google Maps

    Think Google Maps are just for directions? Think again – the popular map’s Street View also offers a world of the weird and wonderful if you know where to look. Read on for some of the strangest things on Earth, as seen by Google Maps… When Google Maps made its debut in 2005 it revolutionised maps as we knew them, and then again with the introduction of Street View. These days we can navigate a new neighbourhood and even see inside local businesses from behind our computer screens or on the go from our mobile phones. The wonders of satellite imaging have not only made it easier to find where you’re going – it’s also uncovered a whole world of weird and wonderful oddities right here on earth. Want to see a few for yourself? Check out 5 of our favourite Google Map finds… The Heart-shaped island Who says geography isn’t romantic? This heart shaped island off the coast of Croatia in the Mediterranean – once called Gakesnjak – was renamed Lovers’ Island shortly after its owner realised the potential and started inviting couples to pack their sleeping bags and come for a stay on the otherwise deserted landmass. (,15.384636&spn=0.021154,0.043259&t=h&z=16) Welcome to Cleveland Perhaps securing his title as the ultimate prankster, Wisconsin resident Mark Gubin decided to take it upon himself to send a little welcome message to travellers making their final descent into Mitchell International Airport. The message? Welcome to Cleveland. The photographer painted the sign on the flat roof of his home/studio – a message that’s been confusing visitors since 1978. (,-87.8837&spn=0.000491,0.001124&t=k&z=20) A giant pink bunny Yep, that’s as weird as it sounds. No longer is Italy simply the international capital of pizza – it’s also the international capital of gigantic plush toys. This one was spotted out...
  • Developing web applications that would run perfectly on mobile phones is a tricky job. Even with powerful software frameworks like Java Spring, it is still a hitch for developers. This is mainly due to the smartphone’s screen size, and its computing power. It’s sure that all this would have seemed very unfamiliar, especially if you are not a technologically-sound person. Spring is a popularly used framework for developing web applications. Programmers trust this framework for solving all sorts of problems pertaining to software evolution. Importance of Java Spring in Mobile App Development Spring for Android is designed to smoothly run applications on smartphones and tablets that use the Android platform. Thus, in mobile app development space, Spring plays an important role today. It is with the help of Java Spring that REST template can be easily used by the Android clients. REST is a kind of web protocol that stands for Representation State Transfer. Apart from its usage in supporting REST template, Android Spring framework also supports social integration with the Android application while maintaining the protocol. Integration of Social Platforms Popular social networks like Facebook and Twitter can be easily integrated. Spring Android, with its every release from REST template to Social support, is consistently reviving its application to make the process smooth and secure with the help of protocol. There is no doubt that social media is an important part of every app and so the professional developers are working very hard to give the users best possible environment for ensuring seamless social connectivity. Job Prospects There is a good scope in the market for application developers and there are plenty of high-paying jobs in this industry. But, you need to prepare yourself to face some tricky spring interview questions. Spring is going to be a useful framework...
  • September 26, 2013

    How To Automatically Logon To Windows 7

    1. Click on Start and then enter the following command in the search box netplwiz Press the ENTER key This command will load the Advanced User Accounts Control Panel applet. 2. In the Users tab, uncheck the box next to Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer. 3. Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the User Accounts window. 4. When the Automatically Log On dialog box appears, enter the user name you wish to automatically login to Windows 7 with. Then enter your account password in the two fields where it’s asked. 5. Click the OK button. 6. Click OK on the User Accounts window to complete the process. From now on, when your PC starts up, Windows 7 will log on automatically.
  • I have come across a useful set of cmd’s for when you need to change the Product Key in server 2012. When I went to active my new file server,  I ran into an issue when trying to activate with the Product  KMS key. Server 2012′s system properties do not allow you to change the Product key. To change this you need to open power shell in privileged mode and enter the following cmd’s. slmgr -upk (this removes the current Product Key) slmgr -ipk XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX (this installs the new Product Key) Please see Microsoft’s Article ID: 2750773:
  • IBM announced Tuesday morning at LinuxCon that they will be investing 1Billion dollars into linux development. Linux is becoming very popular in data centers and IBM wants to capitalize on that by making more of that growth happen on their hardware. IBM plans to spend the money pledged over four or five years on Linux and related open-source technologies for use on its Power line of server systems, which is based on the internally developed chip technology of the same name. Linux has become the mainstay operating system for many servers particularly those used in Datacenters by big Web companies like Google and Facebook. Most of those machines are x86 servers, which take their name from the underlying chip design sold by Intel and AMD. IBM, though it sells such machines, also adapted Linux for use on its mainframes and its Power servers. Power servers tend to be good at heavy-duty computing jobs, such as running large databases. IBM has enjoyed much growth in there Linux sales since there original pledge in 2000. Linux helped popularize the open-source model, based on letting users and others view and modify the underlying instructions used to create a program. The software available for free, which is quite a draw for companies that buy servers by the thousands.
  • The fast pace in which Android modeled cellular products surely have cornered a huge share of the mobile phone marketplace has got pleased designers all over the world. Throughout the previous couple of years, a large number of impressive mobile phones as well as PC tablet applications for Android are already created. Currently, Google’s Nexus 7 also has developed hills in the marketplace, and also it really is retailing such as well-known sizzling cookies. The achievement of Android PC tablets also has boosted the passion on the hills of Android PC tablet application development. You will find countless Android Operating-System tablets within the marketplace, and tablet revenue is anticipated to increase within the up-coming couple of months. Numerous companies, seeking to produce a fast track to make money, are struggling to locate the proper Android tablet apps creator regarding their mission. This kind of predictions is good for businessmen which works with Android tablet, because they can discover plenty of useful expert Android applications regarding their products. Still, Android currently has a number of PC tablet enhanced applications which you can utilize in your office to improve productivity. Here are the best Android Tablet Apps for businessmen, which are given below: Skype This really is the very first application to have in Android tablet for businessmen. Simply because professionals prefer to call people at no cost, they often really feel the importance to precede the information, and also they understand the value of immediate message services. Not just performs this unique application allow you to dial totally free Skype to Skype calls in excess of Wi-Fi and also 3G, however it additionally offers an excellent-speedy data transfer support. PhoneMyPC This is not the type of application you’re probably to make use of inside your workplace, however it does possess a...
  • September 23, 2013

    TTG 25 – Open-Source Python Code

    The Technology Geek – Episode 25 Today in this podcast we discuss Open-Source Python Code Shows Lowest Defect Density and talking about python language and structure. Yahoo Finally Unveils its New Logo Best Buy CEO Dumps Large Stake to Pay for Divorce Google Glass App Store Coming Next Year Apple holding press event on September 10th Users Revolt Over Yahoo Groups Update Kim Dotcom Resigns From Mega To Fight Extradition, Run For Office Xbox One Set To Launch On November 22 SUSE’s LibreOffice Core Team Moves To Collabora Android 4.4 Named ‘KitKat’ Amazon Finally Bundles Ebooks With Printed Books Intel Launches Core I7-4960X Flagship CPU Yahoo Pulls Out of China Official: Microsoft To Acquire Nokia Devices and Services Business Linux 3.11 Released Kubuntu Announces Commercial Support Lenovo CEO Shares $3 Million Bonus With Workers AT&T Maintains Call Database For the DEA Going Back To 1987 Apple Now Relaying All FaceTime Calls Due To Lost Patent Dispute John McCain Played ‘VIP Poker’ During Syria Bombing Hearing ‘Washington Post’ Staff Reacts to Jeff Bezos’ First Visit to Newsroom New Amazon Paperwhite Makes Whites Whiter Amazon Adds Ability to Buy Goods From Within Mobile Apps BlackBerry May Spin Off BBM Into New Company Vulnerability allowed hacker to Delete any Facebook Photo; Rewarded with $12,500 for reporting bug Apple Mac OS X Vulnerability enables Root User to Hackers by resetting the clock CISCO vulnerability allows remote attacker to take control of Windows system New York Times, Twitter and Huffington Post Domains hijacked by Syrian Electronic Army Java 6 vulnerable to zero-day exploit Patched Safari bug being exploited by hackers Parallels Desktop and VMware Fusion updated to support Mavericks, and more Bill Nye the Science Guy to orbit on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ CBS, Time Warner Cable reach agreement, end blackout Twitter Preparing For $15...
  • September 18, 2013

    Handle Solid State Drive The Right Way

    Solid-state drive is becoming the favorite of geeks. In few years from now, mechanical-magnetic hard drives will be replaced by SSD. Although solid-state drives are presented to the users in the say as the traditional magnetic hard drives, but they work quite differently. For any geek out there, it is important to know how to handle SSDs. More importantly, you need to know what you shouldn’t do with your Solid State Drive. Here are few things jotted down, which you shouldn’t do! Defragmenting is No-No! Defragmentation has always been recommended in a magnetic drive for organizing the files better. However, doing the same in a solid-state drive can make unnecessary wear and tear of the drive that reduces life span of the drive. Moreover, it is not actually required in this kind of drive because of the efficient way that the SSD technology functions with. When a user tries to fetch a data from a SSD drive, it reads the scattered block of files with the same pace as it would do with the blocks that are placed closely. Don’t use wiping tools. Usually, ‘delete’ function is little different in magnetic drives. Don’t think that your deleted file cannot be recovered from the magnetic drives. When a file is deleted from the drive, the sector is marked as deleted, but the file doesn’t wipe off until another file is overwritten on the same sector. This shows that there are chances that a file can be recovered, even after deletion, which is why magnetic drive users make use of wiping tools like CCleaner, before disposing their old drives. Before disposal of any magnetic drive always wipe hard drive for security. SSDs support TRIM and upon deletion of a file, the operating system will send out a signal to the solid-state drive, letting...