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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 – a first look at the UI and Web Development
Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is out and has a slick new UI. Also, this Beta has most of the features that would ship with the final version compared to the earlier Beta. Note that while new features might be added, there are chances that some of the features demonstrated here may also not be a part of the final release. But, for now, lets examine the current Beta 2. The first thing you would notice and probably like, is the UI enhancements. Herebelow, is the launch screen. Also, the start page has been ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 21, 2009 1:15 AM

FileUpload in UpdatePanel, ASP.NET, like Gmail
Earlier, I had written this post on how you can accomplish using FileUpload control in UpdatePanel since by default it wasn’t supported. The post seems to have helped many and keeps being the most visited one. However, with the new release of Ajax Control Toolkit (v 3.0.30930) released specifically for .NET 3.5 SP1 (with Visual Studio 2008 SP1), there are couple of new controls. One of them is the AsyncFileUpload control. Thanks to the codeplex community which keeps getting better and better with ......

Posted On Thursday, October 1, 2009 5:31 AM

Taking your Northwind Database to SQL Azure and binding it to an ASP.NET Grid View – Part II
If you like to migrate your Web tier or the ASP.NET Application to Windows Azure, check my new posts Part I and Part II In the previous post we had examined on getting access to SQL Azure, creating your first database, accessing it with SQL Server Management Studio and then migrating the Northwind database schema to SQL Azure using the SQL Azure Migration Wizard Beta. UPDATE: The latest version of SQL Azure Migration Wizard migrates both Data and Schema. You can download the same from http://sqlazuremw.codeplex.... ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 29, 2009 4:17 AM

Taking your Northwind Database to SQL Azure and binding it to an ASP.NET Grid View – Part I
If you like to migrate your Web tier or the ASP.NET Application to Windows Azure, check my new posts Part I and Part II SQL Azure is the latest buzz around Cloud Computing and the ability to take relational database to the cloud as is, is something most would welcome compared to the earlier model of ACE (Authority, Container, Entity) that was there when SQL Azure was SSDS. Well, like others, I also got interested and wanted to explore the SQL Azure. SQL Azure is currently in CTP and offers token ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 29, 2009 2:58 AM

What’s new in ASP.NET 4.0 – Part III – Persisting Row Selection in GridView / ListView

Posted On Tuesday, September 8, 2009 12:32 AM

What’s new in ASP.NET 4.0 - Part I - View State & SEO Improvements
UPDATE dated August 17, 2009 Once I posted this entry, there is a lot of interest that has been shown and few queries as well. So I thought I need to update this post. This is only the first post in the series on ASP.NET 4.0 fetaures. There are lot of ground breaking things and other enhancements that are pretty exciting. To the folks who asked for "why MS changing dev platform once in 18 months" There is no change. there are a few enhancements. Post .NET 2.0 there have been a lot of additional APIs ......

Posted On Friday, August 14, 2009 6:15 AM

ASP.NET Performance – Windows Update – a great example for setting performance standards
Much as people love hearing on the new features of ASP.NET, one of the frequent requests that I receive is around performance counters, high transactional sites using ASP.NET and real world applications that do very well on ASP.NET. While there are thousands of sites out there running on ASP.NET, many of them being mission critical, our own Windows Update is a great example of high performance. Windows Update is something all of us use, whether we like it or not. It helps maintain your system up ......

Posted On Monday, July 27, 2009 5:10 AM

Bill Gates Live at Microsoft Research India, powered by Silverlight
Watch Bill Gates Live in the 5th anniversary celebration of Microsoft Research, India. Also, present would be the Chief Guest, Hon’ble Shri Kapil Sibal - HRD Ministry of India, Hon’ble Shri Prithviraj Chauhan - Minister of State for Science and Technology, India, Mr.N.R.Narayana Murthy – Chairman and Chief Mentor, Infosys Technologies, Prof.Ashok Jhunjhunwala – IIT Madras, Dr.P.Anandan – MD, Microsoft Research India. When is this event: Friday, 24th July 2009 10:30 AM IST Where do I watch this: Right ......

Posted On Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:22 AM

Posting Twitter Tweets from ASP.NET using the WCF REST Starter Kit Preview 2
With Twitter becoming more and more popular, I have always wanted to explore its developer wiki and find out ways to post to Twitter programmatically. While there are a tons of third party tools such as TweetDeck etc., that allow you to tweet right from your desktop, I was looking for a resource that allows me to update my Twitter status from ASP.NET. I stumbled upon this video for read/write ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:20 AM

Binding ADO.NET Data Service to WPF Client – Building a Master Detail Tree View
If you have played with the ADO.NET Data Service, you can experience how quickly you can build RESTful Services using the Entity Model and then consume them as you would do it with WCF Services. The ADO.NET Data Services offer more flexibility in terms of granular data URIs compared to REST enabling your WCF Service. To begin with, if you are REST enabling your WCF Service using the WCF REST Starter Kit, you can enable your service to basic level of REST features. However, if you want to make this ......

Posted On Monday, July 20, 2009 3:42 AM

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