How to install Postman a REST Client

Postman is a chrome app. So it runs on chrome browser. So, before running postman you must install Google chrome. Here is the Google chrome link. http://www.google.com/chrome/
Now let’s install postman step by step. It is very easy.

Step 1: Type following URL and press enter

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/postman/fhbjgbiflinjbdggehcddcbncdddomop?hl=en

Step 2: Click ADD TO CHROME

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Step 3: Click App

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Step 4: Wait a bit
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Step 5: Click LAUNCH APP
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Step 6: Now click sign in
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Step 7: Sign in using google account.
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Step 8: Launching postman client
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Step 9: Choose GET as action and enter the URL: https://api.github.com/users/mahedee You will get following output as JSON format.

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Step 10: Now if you enter the URL : https://avatars.githubusercontent.com/u/6042355?v=3 You will see the following output.

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What we actually do here we installed postman REST client and then consume github api.

How to enable hibernate on windows 8.1

Step 1: Press Windows + R to get “run” window and type “powercfg.cpl”

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Press enter. Now you will be lead to “Power options” window.

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Step 2: Click on “Choose what power buttons do”.

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Step 3: Click on “Change settings that are currently unavailable”

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Now some controls are enabled. Scroll down, there you can able to see “Hibernate” option which is not ticked.

5Step 4: Check “Hibernate”

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And “Save changes”.

Now, right click on start button..

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After this change, “Hibernate” will be visible in settings charm shutdown command also

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How to Create Domain Controller in Windows Server 2008 R2

Domain concept is introduced in windows NT. Domain Controller (DC) is a server that is responsible to maintain security within window server domain. To install Domain Controller (DC) in Windows Server 2008 R2, follow the steps.

Step 1: Click “Start -> Administrative tools -> Server Manager -> Roles -> Add Roles”

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Step 2: Click next on the following screen.

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Step 3: Select Server Role – “Active directory domain service” and Click Next.

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4Step 4: Click “Install”

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Step 5: Now install DNS Server and active directory service. Go to “run” and type “dcpromo”

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Step 6: In Active Directory Domain Services Installation Wizard. Press “Next” and don’t check on “Use advance mode installation”.

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Step 7: Select “Create a new domain in a new forest” and click “Next” on the following screen

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Step 8: Type your domain name and click “Next”.

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Step 9: Select Windows Server 2008 R2 and click “Next”

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Step 10: If this is the first Domain controller then the following message will be visible. Check “DNS Server” and click “Next”

12Step 11: Press “Yes” to continue.

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Step 12: Select the location to keep log of Active Directory Domain Controller.

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Step 13: Type administrator password and Confirm password for directory service and click “Next”

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Step 14: Click “Next” of Summary window and check reboot the computer of the following screen.

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Step 15: Your Domain Controller installed successfully. Now login to the system by domain Id.

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Configure Windows Server 2008 R2 to install SharePoint 2010

To install SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 we need to configure server with the following roles and features.

Add Roles: Application Server & Web Server

To install SharePoint 2010 we need to configure server with the following roles and features.

Add Roles: Application Server & Web Server

  1. Click “Server Manager”
  2. Click “Roles”
  3. Click “Add Roles”
  4.  Mark “Application Server and Web Server”

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5. Click “Add Required Features” in the above screen.

  1. Click Next
  2. Select Role Services of Application server like below screen.

28.       Select Role Services of Web Server like below screens.

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9.       Click next & Install

Add Roles: File Services

  1. Click “Server Manager”
  2. Click “Roles”
  3. Click “Add Roles”
  4. Mark “File Services”
  5. Click “Next”
  6. Select “File Server” like below screen.

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  1. Click Next & Install

Add Features:

  1. Click “Server Manager”
  2. Select Features at the left side of the screen
  3. Click “Add Features”
  4. Select features like below screens.

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  1. Click “Next”
  2. Restart your computer

Server error: ‘530 SMTP authentication is required.’

Sometimes we get error message – 530 SMTP authentication is required when attempting to send an e-mail through MS Outlook. In this article I will discuss how to resolve this error.

Here I used MS Outlook 2010

1. Go to File -> Account Settings

2. Click Email Tab and double click on you email addresss

3. In Change account settings pop up -> Click more settings

4. Check -> My out going server (SMTP) required authentications and click OK as follows

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Now you can send your email and “530 SMTP authentication is required” is solved.

Color a row of excel based on cell date time value (Today)

  1. Select all rows of excel in which you want to apply formula. There must be a date time filed on which you will apply rule. Suppose, column A is date time column and it is started from A2
  2. Conditional Formatting -> New Rule -> Use formula to determine which cell to format
  3. Write in format value text box:  =$A2=TODAY()
  4. Click Format button -> select fill tab -> and select color -> Click Ok
  5. Finally click ok in the dialog box to apply.

Solution disappears in solution explorer : Visual Studio 2010

I installed visual studio 2010 in my pc. I created a blank solution. When ever I add a project to the solution the original i.e root solution is disappear. This means that as soon as you add a project to a blank solution, the solution disappears and you are unable to add another project. I spent a lot of time to solve the problem. It is very easy.

To do this, goto tools->options->Projects and Solution and check the “Always show solution” option.

First program using visual studio 2010

Hopefully you have already installed visual studio 2010. If you didn’t install yet, Install Visual Studio 2010 Step by Step.

So, let’s try to write our first program in visual studio 2010.

Step 1: Click Start -> Program -> Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 -> Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.

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Step 2: If you open Visual Studio 2010 first time after installation in your computer. You will see the following screen. Select Visual C# Development Settings and click Start Visual Studio. We have selected Visual C# Development Settings because we will work with C#.

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Step 3: After Clicking Start Visual Studio at previous steps you will see the following screen. Click File -> New -> Project.

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Application among the projects. Note that I have changed my project location and Project name. You can keep default location and name.

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Step 5:  Now you will see the following screen where you will develop your first program. You will see default code snippet which comes automatically.

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System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;

namespace MyFirstProgram
{
class Program
{
static void Main(string[] args)
{

}
}
}

Add a simple statement in the Main Method:

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;

namespace MyFirstProgram
{
class Program
{
static void Main(string[] args)
{
Console.WriteLine("This is my first program in C#");
}
}
}

Step 6: Click Debug -> Start Without Debugging or Press – Ctrl+F5. You will see the following screen.

Output:

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Yes! You have done! This is your first program in C#. Happy

Install Visual Studio 2010 Step by Step

Visual studio 2010 has eight major versions.
1. Ultimate
2. Premium
3. Professional
4. Express
5. Team Foundation
6. Test Professional
7. Team Explorer Every Where
8. Light Switch

The clear picture of Visual Studio 2010 is given below

0Prerequisite to install visual studio 2010

  1. Disable anti-virus or anti-spyware software
  2. Close all of your running software
  3. If you are using windows xp make sure it is service pack 3
  4. If you install other than windows xp make sure it is service pack 2 or more
  5. 1 GB RAM
  6. 3 GB of Hard disk space

Step by Step installation

Let’s start to install visual studio 2010. Here I will install visual studio 2010 Ultimate Edition. You can install it from hard disk or DVD ROM. If you install it from DVD ROM, visual studio 2010 will run automatically. I am installing it from my hard disk.

Step 1: Double click on setup.exe

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Step 2: After clicking setup.exe file, you will see the following screen. Click Install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

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Step 3: Click next to start installation.

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Step 4: After clicking next you will see the following screen.

01button I accept the license term

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Step 6: Select the features that you want to install and the path you want to install visual studio 2010. If you don’t select path it will install in default location. You can select either Full or Custom features. If you select custom you have to select features which you want to install. For the beginner I suggest to select full feature.

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Step 7: Then the setup will start to install its components.

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Step 8: Reboot your computer. To complete installation you may have to reboot your computer for one or twice

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Step 9: After the rebooting, the setup will start again

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Step 10: The setup starts to install the rest of the components.

07Step 11: The installation complete.

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If you see the above screen, your installation completes. So, let cheers!!!