May 2010 Entries

ASP.NET AJAX, jQuery and AJAX Control Toolkit–the roadmap
The opinions mentioned herein are solely mine and do not reflect those of my employer Wanted to post this for a long time but couldn’t. I have been an ASP.NET Developer for quite sometime and have worked with version 1.1, 2.0, 3.5 as well as the latest 4.0. With ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Studio 2005, came the era of AJAX and rich UI style web applications. So, ASP.NET AJAX (codenamed “ATLAS”) was released almost an year later. This was called as ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions. This release was supported ......

Posted On Monday, May 31, 2010 10:21 PM | Comments (8)

Unable to update the EntitySet because it has a DefiningQuery and no <UpdateFunction> element exists in the <ModificationFunctionMapping> element to support the current operation
When working with ADO.NET Entity Data Model, its often common that we generate entity schema for more than a single table from our Database. With Entity Model generation automated by Visual Studio, it becomes even more tempting to create and work with entity models to achieve an object mapping relationship. One of the errors that you might hit while trying to update an entity set either programmatically using context.SaveChanges or while using the automatic insert/update code generated by GridView ......

Posted On Monday, May 31, 2010 1:12 AM | Comments (0)

Visual Studio 2010 Winform Application – Unable to resolve custom assemblies?
Recently I surfaced a problem where, one of my friend had a tough time in getting rid of an assembly reference error. Despite adding reference to the assembly, while referencing it in code, it was spitting out the “The type or namespace name ‘ASSEMBLYNAME’ could not be found” error. This was a migration project and owing to the above error, it was throwing another 100 errors. We tried adding reference to the assembly in other projects and it was not even resolving the namespace while typing out in ......

Posted On Monday, May 24, 2010 10:39 PM | Comments (7)

TechEd India 2010 - my first session on developing an IPL Portal using Visual Studio 2010

Posted On Wednesday, May 5, 2010 1:34 AM | Comments (34)

Tech Ed India 2010 - my interview with VJ Nikhil Chinnappa

Posted On Monday, May 3, 2010 5:14 PM | Comments (4)