Lance Larsen - .NET Architect Madison Wisconsin

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imageFor my fellow Microsoft MVPs – check out the MVP Companion open source application by one of our fellow MVPs (Lance McCarthy) – I refer to him as @TheOtherLance – awesome contribution to the community! 

Allows us to easily add submissions to our MVP profiles!


imageQuestion: How many times have you been to a Developer presentation, or in a meeting and had the presenter not have their text large enough?  Then when you ask them if they can make it larger… they struggled… 

Solution: Windows Magnifier!

Magnifier is an existing feature that make it possible to quickly enlarge a section of your screen – easily making it possible to professionally show your audience what they need to see.

I stress to you to practice with this feature!

Last think you want to be doing is “learning” how to use it in front of a live audience.

Setting this up is quick and easy – but here are a couple hints / settings to make it even better…

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  Windows Key + Plus Zooms in
  (Pressing multiple times keeps zooming in)

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  Windows Key + Minus Zooms out
  (Pressing multiple times keeps zooming out)

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imageVery proud to have been recognized as a Microsoft MVP this past year!

I love growing the local and regional developer community.

Also love contributing to Hololens development and outreach.

To stay an MVP, we must continue to push ourselves – and demonstrate what we do regularly.

Found this Chrome ‘MVP Activity Tracker’ plugin for Chrome – that makes that super simple, and wanted to share with fellow MVPs… :)

Check out my MVP Profile!

//Lance


imageGreeting fellow and future Holonauts!

Day 2 (continued): Searched the PC Microsoft Store for HoloLens, not knowing what to expect – and found the simply names “Microsoft HoloLens” app. 

This is exactly what I was looking for to assist with my upcoming HoloLens presentations as it allows for “Live Streaming” of exactly what the HoloLens wearer is seeing! 

Also has many other awesome features – and here’s how you connect…

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imageLittle things make me happy…

Easy way to get the RGB value for images / web pages

Check out ColorZilla plugin for Chrome.