Create Windows Phone 8.0 apps on Visual Studio 2013

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Windows phone development is very confusing due to various flavors and versions of Visual Studio. I was confused whether to use 2012 or 2013, express vs professional and on top of that there are various templates to confuse you even more.   After deciding to take stab at 2013 professional version of Visual Studio I couldn't figure our how to create a project for Windows Phone 8 since by default all the projects were targeted only for windows 8.1. I instaleld Visual studio 2012 … [Read more...]

A reference to a higher version or incompatible assembly cannot be added to the project

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If you face this error message while adding a reference to your project in Visual Studio try the following steps. In File Explorer go to the directory of the DLL you are trying to add as reference. Right Click and select properties Click on UnBlock Button Go to Visual Studio and again try to add the file as reference. Now you shouldn't see this issue. Note: I faced the error message "A reference to a higher version or incompatible assembly cannot be added to the project" while … [Read more...]

Download Free Thirukkural Mobile Application

  The following are the features of the application ✔ Thirukural with meaning in both Tamil and English ✔ Option to set Thirukural Widget in your home screen ✔ Option to add Kural as favorite ✔ Daily notification of Kural of the day. ✔Explanation by the following scholars கலைஞர் உரை மு.வ உரை சாலமன் பாப்பையா உரை பரிமேலழகர் உரை மணக்குடவர் உரை Tirukkural (Tamil: திருக்குறள் also known as the Kural) is a classic Tamilsangam literature consisting of 1330 couplets … [Read more...]

Authorizing application with Google Drive

A 3rd Party application can be authorized to use Google Drive for various reasons for example allowing a Wordpress plugin to upload a backup to GDrive or updating stock price in a Google drive spreadsheet. 1. Create Client ID and Secret Key Go to the URL https://console.developers.google.com and accept the terms and conditions (if this is your first time).    2. You can create a new client ID by entering the following details 3. Copy the client ID and Secret Key and enter it … [Read more...]

Google Drive error: invalid_client

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If you are facing the following error while authorizing a 3rd Party application with Google Drive a simple step might fix this problem. Add Product Name under Consent Screen to fix the error: invalid_client … [Read more...]

Life In The UK Test

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1. Overview Life in the UK Test is part of your application for citizenship or settlement. You’ll be tested on your knowledge of British traditions and customs. Who should take the test You have to take the Life in the UK Test if you’re aged 18 to 65 and wish to become a British citizen. You don’t have to take it again if you’re applying to become a citizen and already passed it as part of your settlement application. Fee The fee for the test is £50. If you pass the … [Read more...]

Eclipse Error : contains native libraries that will not run on the device

Few days back I wanted to try Crittercism's NDK library and ended up facing the following error in Eclipse after following exactly the same steps given on their site. The library 'crittercism_v4_5_1_ndk.jar' contains native libraries that will not run on the device. The following libraries were found: - assets/armeabi-v7a/libcrittercism-ndk.so - assets/armeabi/libcrittercism-ndk.so This error could be avoided by the following Steps. Eclipse Preference … [Read more...]

Disable CellBroadcast in Cyanogenmod

The problem started last week when I started receiving Cell Broadcast alerts non stop all day. My phone is Samsung Galaxy S2 and was running on latest version of Cynogenmod. After searching in some Android forums I found a way to disable all kinds of cell broadcast by using  option in Message application. Message->Menu->Cell Broadcast Even after doing so the problem did not go away. Finally after lot of searching I found a way to disable CellBroadcast in Cyanogenmod. Use Terminal … [Read more...]

UI≠UX

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Difference between UI and UX The most common misconception we come across in the workplace, in client meetings or even in the Job listings is that the terms UI and UX are interchanged and used in the wrong context. Though both the terms look and spell alike there is a substantial difference in the overall objective and scope. User Interface (UI) is a medium of communication between a person and a system. UI encompasses approaches and elements that allows the user to interact with the … [Read more...]

Initializing NIST JAIN SIP Stack

This tutorial uses NIST SIP JAIN Reference Implementation. Download the NIST source code from here. … [Read more...]