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If you are installing SharePoint 2010 on a new box you might see the Setup Errors notification from the installer. In my case, I am using Windows Server 2008 R2, but I have seen the similar Error on Windows 7 as well with little less requirements. As you can understand all the “-“ bullets are the requirements that needs to be installed or configured ......

In my attempt of installing and configuring SharePoint 2010 Farm, I have given a new Windows Server 2008 R2 box that should have SQL Server 2008. So when I attempt to install SQL Server 2008 on it, I came across the following error message. Not so weird because every server product have a set of requirement to be installed. First off, before you do ......

From the last few days, I was ignoring an error that keep coming at the compile time. I spent some two hours on it before but didn’t get it work. The error is quit confusing and of course difficult to manage. 'ApplicationSettingsBase' is ambiguous in the namespace 'System.Configuration' 'MailMessage' is ambiguous in the namespace 'System.Net.Mail' And ......

Subversion is ultimately one of the best source control option we have in today’s world. it has very light instance running on Server and of course it is FREE. To access the Subversion repository on the client machine we have multiple options. If we want to use shell integrated UI (means we can call your source control options in our windows explorer), ......

Introduction: In this post, I will explain you how can we write a unit test in c#. It is a basic guideline for those who wants a quick start. Unit testing is an integral part of any software that is developed. It is an advantage which most of us are either not aware of or we are neglecting it. It actually helps a developer to write error free code. ......

Introduction: In this post, I will explain you how can we get the countries name filled in any collection using .net without using any database. It is a regular task, which we all as developers did some past day but the difference is we used database table or xml file to hold the country names. But .net framework provide us with all the countries information ......

A guy named RRaveen has setup a .net community portal named CodeGain and located on http://www.codegain.com. Yet the portal is still in process but the content which he has posted is really useful and in fact it really help me in some places. The best part about this portal is, it is not .net or asp.net specific. You will find articles on desktop applications, ......

In this post, I will explain you how can we show Loading message in asp.net ajax without using Update Progress. Now some one may asked, why do I want to skip Update Progress ? Well, there can be several reasons for this, fist of all you have to work on every single page, and on every update panel to get the update progress working. There are basically ......

In this post, I will explain how to migrate a blog running on Word Press (Self Hosted) to BlogEngine. But before I start let me say, that Word Press simply rocks. The reason why I plan to switch my blog is customization. Since I am a dotnet geek, I really have no great idea of what I can make out of Word Press using PHP and when it comes to Blogging ......

In this post I will explain you, How to make calendar extender control to show month / year view by default and instead of selecting dates how can we use calendar extender to select months. Before I start, let me say that I got extensive support from this forum post http://forums.asp.net/t/134... Thanks to Zhi-Qiang Ni, but the way he follow ......

Background : In my last post about SQL Server 2008 new feature File Stream (Saving and Retrieving File Using FileStream SQL Server 2008), we did an example of saving an image to the file stream and then retrieve it back and make it available for download. The result of that example looks like as below. But, one has to press the button to download the ......

So, it takes too long for me to write this post. even though I completed the coding stuff a week back but it is really hard to manage time these days. In this post, I will explain and demonstrate you how to create custom paging in Grid view control. Paging which works like the Google Paging. Let me elaborate more, say for example you have a record set ......

In this post I will explain you, how can we serialize Datatable to JSON. So that, it can easily pass to JavaScript to get the AJAX done. First of all fill a Datatable with some results. DataTable dt = new DataTable(); SqlConnection objSqlCon = new SqlConnection(System.Config... ......

In this post I will explain you how authenticate the request directly coming to access a file that is downloadable. some thing like *.pdf or *.zip. Mostly, people make it working by creating an *.aspx page and then write binary of that file in Response.WriteFile. So, user will have no idea where the file is coming from. now this is the fair approach ......

Today, when I was planning to write an article on Grid View. I got a message from a very good friend of mine who is asking to disable the special keys(Windows Keys) in his application. When I start researching on it, I was thinking that it can be done using e.KeyChar but unfortunately, it is not showing any information about windows keys. So in this ......

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