InfoPath 2010–How to Concatenate Multiple Fields, some of which are Blank?

Problem statement: I have the name of a person in 5 separate fields (Yeah, this is usually the case in the Arab World as there are names that may include spaces). FirstName, SecondName, ThirdName, FourthName and FamilyName First, Second and Family names cannot be blank, whereas Third Name and Fourth Name can be blank. Need…


Interesting Training for Developers – FREE, too!

Came across this list of very interesting set of free training for developers and wanted to share it with you all. SQL Server 2008 R2 for Developers Training Kit This free training is a great way to learn how to develop solutions for and leverage the power of SQL Server 2008. There are 15 presentations,…


Essential SQL Server 2008 for Developers Workshop available as a FREE MSL e-Learning Clinic for Customers and Partners

Want to learn about how to utilize your development skills to develop applications that use SQL Server as a backend? How about doing this for FREE!!! Now you can take the Essential SQL Server 2008 for Developers Workshop as a FREE MSL e-Learning Clinic and learn more. Clinic 10164: Essential SQL Server 2008 for Developers


Free Download: Office Flowchart Converter for Visio 2007

It’s been a while since I had the chance to blog here. I was waiting for something interesting and here it is. Now you can easily convert flowcharts you created in Word or PowerPoint to Visio 2007 with this great tool. The best thing about it is that it’s free. Free Download: Office Flowchart Concerter…


Great Download! Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack, August 2008

Another great download resource, now that SQL Server 2008 is Released to Manufacturing! The Feature Pack is a collection of stand-alone install packages that provide additional value for SQL Server 2008. It includes the latest versions of: Redistributable components for SQL Server 2008. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Command Line Utilities SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP1…


Business Objects Solutions for Microsoft

If your organization invested in SAP’s Business Objects and the Microsoft Platform, then you’d definitely need a way to integrate both platforms and provide your users with the best possible productivity tools. Business Objects makes this possible via the Business Objects Solutions for Microsoft. There are solutions for integration with SharePoint, Visual Studio, Office, Dynamics…

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New Release! Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP

If you are a PHP developer, this is a tool you’ve been waiting for for a long time. It’s open source, too! The Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP allows PHP developers to access SQL Server databases. The SQL Server Driver for PHP relies on the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 ODBC Driver to handle…