Digigirlz, 1st May 2012

Microsoft Kuwait conducted another successful DigiGirlz as part of the “Shape Your Future” Education Exhibition organized by the Ministry of Education on May 1st, 2012.  The event was under the auspices of Sheikha Dr. Suad Al Sabah.220 high school girls attended the event and it was very inspiring to meet such a young audience, with…


Install Arabic VB6 applications

I still get questions about installing Arabic VB6 applications. The problem occurs when you deploy your VB 6 application to other machines, which doesn’t have VB , VS or Office. Your application doesn’tdisplay RightToLeft correctly. The cause: is that you need to have VBAME.DLL in your Windows System directory, for example, in c:\windows\system32. VBAME.DLL is…


DataGridView disable sorting

I needed to disable sorting in a DataGridView. I thought I would find something like DataGridView.AllowSort  and simply set to AllowSort=false, but I couldn’t find it. Finally, I figured it out. You need to access each column in the DataGridView and set it as NotSortable. This is a small code snipet to disable the sorting…


الإرشادات التفصيلية: إنشاء موقع ويب Ajax

الإرشادات التفصيلية: إنشاء موقع ويب Ajax <هذه مقاطع من مواضيع أعجبتني من مكتبة تعليمات فيجوال ستوديو 2010, أرجو أن تنال  إعجابكم. المقالة الأساسية موجودة هنا>   هذه الإرشادات التفصيلية بإنشاء موقع ويب ASP.NET أساسية مع صفحة ويب يوضح بعض ميزات مكتبة AJAX ASP.NET المضمنة في Visual Studio سيتم إنشاء تطبيق عرض صفحات ببيانات الموظفين من…


SEO Arabic

Arabic is one of the highly ranked internet languages in the world… so the topic of Arabic SEO is very interesting, especially for this blog audience. How to improve the ranking of Arabic Web pages? There are several factors that contribute to good SEO practices… but I’ll specifically focus on the issues particular for Arabic….


What a year 2011!

Wow, is it finally coming to an end! This was a remarkable year. It started with a big bang, Tunisia’s Bin Ali fled to Saudi and Egypt’s Mubarak stepped down, Libya’s Gadhafi dead, Yemen’s Saleh stepped down and Syria’s unrest… an Arab Spring … a bumpy ride but it’s not easy to change, we need…


Arabic Abjad Keyboard for Windows Phone 7.1

Ever wanted a keyboard that just works? Here you go, fully functional and compatible with WP7 7.1 (Mango) Arabic Abjad Keyboard available now for Windows Phone 7.1, Abjad Keyboard You can now correct misspelled words by tapping over them and then correcting or deleting them. لوحة مفاتيح عربية سهلة الاستخدام ومرنة. تأتيك الآن بواجهة بسيطة…


Create VS LightSwitch Arabic application

Some strong database professionals were dreaming of a power MS Access like, tool, that would take care of their UI, while they concentrate on their database. Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011  enables you to develop line-of-business applications easily . LightSwitch is optimized  to combine two things: data plus screens easily. Now you can an Arabic…


RightToLeftAutoMirrorImage, what’s that?

It’s a mouthful, but we wanted to provide descriptive words for this property. This property is in the Strip controls, the MenuStrip , ToolStrip , StatusStrip , and ContextMenuStrip controls, in WinForms. When you set RightToLeft=Yes, your strip control items are automatically rearranged from right-to- left. Even more, there is an additional property for the…


Get Traffic to your Website

Everyone wants to be the first page to be returned by a search engine, to get more traffic and do better business. When a search engine returns its results, how do you rank up, instead of down in the search results? How Google, Bing or Yahoo decide, who takes first place? This is really a…