So long, and thanks for all the fish!!

So this is it! This is my last post in this blog. As I come to the end of my stint with this great company, I would close out this blog. Thanks to all the visitors, and thanks to the company for giving me the chance to giving vent my random thoughts in a platform…

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"When caching is enabled for the XmlDataSource that is control tree it requires a UniqueID that is unique throughout the application" – Use an ID for XmlDataSource

XmlDataSource class internally calls a private method called CreateCacheKey. Now, if you are using XmlDataSource without an ID, after upgrading the solution to ASP.NET 3.5, this might throw an exception – “When caching is enabled for the XmlDataSource that is not in the pages control tree it requires a UniqueID that is unique throughout the…

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Free SQL Server 2008 online trainings

Get some cool SQL 2008 trainings here – http://sqlserver2008jumpstart.microsofttraining.com/ Neat stuff!!

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Visual Studio Gallery

The one stop shop to get all the armory needed to defy all challenges!! http://www.visualstudiogallery.com/  Enjoy!

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Visual Studio 2008 does not show Solution view when there is only one project in the Solution (by default)

Visual Studio 2008 does not show Solution view when there is only one project in the Solution by default, which makes it difficult to add another project to the solution. This persists even when we add a new (blank) solution. The solution is to go to Tools>Options>Projects and Solutions and check “Always Show Solution” (which…

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Query to check for a text in All SQL Server 2000 sources in a database

If you ever felt a need to perform a query to check for a particular text instance in all sources (SPs, functions, triggers et al) in your SQL 2000 db, chances are you might have already written this little goodie. But if you haven’t and if you need some quick script to get this done…

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ROI of Web Services and the Challenges

Web Services are the order of the day – and all the industry movers and shakers are betting big on them! But here’s some authentic info on how web services are being used for good – and how they are driving down the costs. For starters, using Web services to streamline internal processes has reduced…

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 – Learning Portal Launched

The Microsoft SQL Server 2008 – Learning Portal has been released to external customers now and is available at http://www.microsoft.com/learning/sql/2008/default.mspx Join there and discover the SQL 2008 Advantage with free e-learning clinics and trainings.

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