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Short tips and lifehacks

Heads-up if you use ADAL.JS on a site added to the “Trusted Sites” zone

When working on a SharePoint Online solution that is using the ADAL.JS library for authentication, a customer reported strange problems. In our solution, our site sends the client to the authentication authority (Azure AD), which authenticates the client and forwards … Continue reading

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Converting a CSV file to RegX with PowerShell

If you need to convert a CSV file with terms to a RegX file for use in your .Net project, you can use this simple PowerShell script:

The script assumes your CSV file contains two columns, “Name” and “Value”, … Continue reading

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See what Boostrap screen mode you are currently viewing

Working with a responsive framework such as Bootstrap, you build websites to display differently depending on the screen size. Bootstrap defines four screen widths that determine what “mode” you are in (xs, sm, md and lg). But it’s not always … Continue reading

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Moving web parts in SharePoint (without going insane)

If you’ve ever edited a SharePoint 2013 page with web parts and tried to drag them around, you’ve probably experienced frustration over how bad it works. I don’t know of a quick fix for this, but here are a few … Continue reading

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The “secret” Windows 8.1 menu for power users

Windows 8 is still new to me, and I’m quite frustrated every time I need to use it because seems to try its best to hide all the useful settings and features from me, and search insists on promoting Metro … Continue reading

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Stereo Mix does not record any sound when using a USB headset

I want to share a problem that I stumbled on recently. I was helping my mother setting up her computer to allow for recording audio through stereo mix. Stereo Mix is a virtual recording device that allows you to record … Continue reading

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How to send Exe files with GMail

As a software developer I often need to send exe-files by mail. Typically I send beta versions or bug fixes of my programs for people to try out and report back to me. But a lot of people use GMail … Continue reading

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The easy way to clean your computer of dust

It’s no secret that computers have a tendency to attract dust. You should clean your computer now and then to avoid problems. The biggest threat of dust is buildup in the fans, causing them to spin slower, erratically, or even … Continue reading

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