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Ninite - Install or Update Multiple Apps at Once

Ninite - Install or Update Multiple Apps at Once

You can learn more about a program by hovering over it. Ninite installs apps for you in the background. No clicking next.
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Information Zalgo is a combination of 3 different character sets, Combining Diacritical Marks (U+0300 - U+036F), Greek and Coptic (U+0370 - U+3FF) and Cyrillic (U+0400 - U+04FF). It is also known as a "meme" on sites like but is also argued to be a "curroption instead. Some websites and computers cannot read these characters even if they have UTF-8 enabled. If you can't see it then try going to "View > Character encoding / encoding > UTF-8". This can affect how fast sites load and how they look. Zalgo Text Generator Zalgo Text Generator
I've updated this article with some new guidance--for the details, see this post. Excel enables the creation of user defined functions that can be used in Excel formulas. A developer must create a special kind of DLL called an XLL. Excel also allows you to write custom functions in VBA that can be used in Excel formulas. Unfortunately, Excel does not support or recommend writing an XLL that uses managed code. If you are willing to take your chances that your XLL might not run in current or future versions of Excel, there are solutions available that enable this scenario—search the web for “managed XLL”. Writing user defined functions for Excel in .NET - .NET4Office Writing user defined functions for Excel in .NET - .NET4Office
OSP Programming Overview OSP Programming Overview » home » OSP Programming » Overview Physics Pedagogy and Computer Science The continued use of procedural languages in education is due, in part, to the lack of up-to-date curricular materials that combine science topics with an object-oriented programming framework. Although there are many resources for teaching computational physics, few are object-oriented. What is needed by the broader science education community is not another computational physics, numerical analysis, or Java programming resource (although such resources are essential for discipline-specific practitioners), but a synthesis of curriculum development, computational physics, computer science, and physics education that will be useful for scientists and students wishing to write their own simulations and develop their own curricular material. The OSP code library and OSP examples meet this need.
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How to: Request a Web Page and Retrieve the Results as a Stream
In the previous article from this series I've introduced how to access the cameras of the phone and emulate a photo camera using the Windows Phone API. These API are really straightforward and almost everyone can take pictures easily for the purposes of the application. But for the most demanding, taking pictures does not suffice. As an example you can think to an application that needs to measure the light incoming from the lens or that is able to read a barcode without asking the user to click a button. These two samples, but also lot of other I can imagine, require the access to the raw stream coming from the camera. Windows Phone 7.5 - Manipulating camera stream Windows Phone 7.5 - Manipulating camera stream