ASP.NET

Developer Training Kits

Microsoft has released a number of training kits that have hands-on labs, articles, presentations and loads of information. The have become available for a range of products. They have also been updating them as more features or service packs come out. The links to them are listed below: Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Training Kit http://www.microsoft.com/do... Windows Azure Training Kit http://www.microsoft.com/do... SQL Server 2008 R2 for Developers ......

Some notes on encrypting connection strings that reside in Machine.config

In needing to apply this to a number of sites due to the need to standardize and centralize a connection string that is shared across multiple services, had to dive into what was involved in getting this in place. Here is what I found: A great patterns and practices document: http://msdn.microsoft.com/e... But for some reason, I couldn’t find something that went along with the directive found by calling the help parameter for aspnet_regiis. So, read the guidance but my command ......

Visual Web Developer 2010 and SQL Server Express User Instances “Issues”

The road to learning is such an awesome thing! Yesterday, while browsing the MSDN Forums, I came across some people having frustration with SQL Server Express, Visual Web Developer 2010 and the Web Installer. The Issue After installation, if you create a New Website with VWD 2010, follow the steps below: Access the Web Site Administration Tool (Solution Explorer Toolbar) Click on Provider Configuration (Once the Web Site Admin Tool opens) Click on Select a single provider for all site management ......