Visual Studio Update 2 Offline Download

If you already know we have update 2 on the town (I means CTP 4 when I wrote it today). By default you can download it here You can download the offline download by follow this tricks Open command prompt In command prompt call “VS2012.2 CTP” /layout The dialog of Visual Studio will open up Select you download location You are ready to go!, be patient … a huge download !

Connecting to Online TFS Service

Already create a project in your TFS online ( ) ? now it is time to connect your visual studio with the TFS. Here are the steps: Open your Visual Studio 2012 Select connect to the Team Foundation Server         The system will show an identity provider. You can login with your Live ID. Visual Studio 2012 will show the team expl... [More]

Deleting a Cloud TFS Project

In the past, I already talk that we already have a great software engineering framework that embedded with TFS Online. You can read my post at here, This service is available for anyone. If you already play with it and you ready to develop the real one. You can delete an unused TFS projects as follows Find any visual studio command prompt at your start menu. In this session I use Visual Studi... [More]

“Tablet Usability” on ARM and Intel x86 (Part1)

Windows 8 provides you two model of tablets. The mainstream tablet that use ARM Processor for its computing need and the “performance” tablet called a Slate that use x86/x64 processor for its computing need. In Windows 8, you can see clearly that the Slate outperform the mainstream Tablet through the support of desktop application like Office and DirectX game, while the arm tablet only works with ... [More]

Be Productive with Microsoft Learning Suite

This book will introduce you how to become a good learner using various free technology from Microsoft. Microsoft provides Microsoft Learning Suite (MLS). MLS is a free software that can be used for a learner like teacher or student to create great learning experience. You can buy the book online through Lulu Online Store. Here are some preview of my latest book. // --> This content requi... [More]

How Microsoft Sell Software?

Microsoft is one of the company that has a good experience on selling software. Starting from Windows 1.0 till Windows 8, Microsoft has a good model to sell its software. This post will cover a basic understanding how they sell they software, in order to get idea how you will be sell your software. Free software at Microsoft Beside sell a software, Microsoft provide free or shared source softwar... [More]

8 tips to sell Windows Store App

There is a good competition called Windows 8 Startup Challenges. This event will invite any new startup to build Windows 8 Store App with plenty of appreciation like Trip to San Francisco, Meet Venture Capital, or event get a product funding for your app. Whether you are new startup or want to build a good software product, Windows 8 gives you better opportunity with million users of Windows stor... [More]

Getting Started with Cloud TFS

  There is a good news for a small, medium and business ISV, such as Bizspark and new Microsoft Startup. Starting from October 2012, a cloud TFS service is free for sometime and will be charged in the middle of 2013. You can sign up free at This blog post will guide step-by-step to activate this feature while it free. Sign up to us... [More]

Hello Azure, Facelift Website

23.32 WIB, this website is officially launching.. with windows 8 modern UI adoption and more information centric. Hopefully you can enjoy this site. Feel free to contact me if, I made a mistake in this blog post. Thank you. @ridife

Product and Project in Software Engineering

You might be used Visual Studio to create many application. Furthermore, you figure it out that a few different between product and project. Software product is a delivery software model which are submitted into the global market and you sell it as your own. Software project is a delivery model which are developed to fulfill your client need. In economic point of view, product is gambling. You ca... [More]

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