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Set up a Multi-Line Editable GridView Disassociated from a DataSource

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GridView controls are versatile multi-purpose ASP.NET widgets. I like the default functionality when hooked up to a data source, but depending on a project’s requirements I also like the ability to customize the behavior of the GridView Control.

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Notes on Finding your WordPress.com Site Map and RSS Feed for Bing and Google

Notes on Finding your WordPress.com Site Map and RSS Feed for Bing and Google | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
You can find this information scattered all over the Web, but I want to make a note of where to find your WordPress XML Site Map and RSS feed. By the way, the Site Map and RSS feed URLs are just fo...
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Some useful links on finding your Site Map and RSS feed for WordPress.com users. Also links to Google and Bing Webmaster Tools to manage your site.

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T-SQL - Get a Historical Record of SQL Statements Hitting a Table

T-SQL - Get a Historical Record of SQL Statements Hitting a Table | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
Today I'll review two useful queries that you can use to get information from SQL Server about what SQL statements are hitting one or more of your database tables. If you are interested in further ...
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A guide for how to use T-SQL queries to check who is accessing your database tables and to see how your tables have been accessed in the past.

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T-SQL - Replace Multiple Extra Whitespaces in a String with One Whitespace

T-SQL - Replace Multiple Extra Whitespaces in a String with One Whitespace | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
In this article I will review three easy methods that can be used to replace extra spaces between words in a string. Note that if you want to remove extra spaces from the start and end of your stri...
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Sometimes one needs to clean up the results in a query or in a variable. This includes extra whitespace between words. Here is a routine that will remove duplicate whitespace between words.

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Reviewing the Popularity of 5 Commonly Used Server-Side Programming Languages

Reviewing the Popularity of 5 Commonly Used Server-Side Programming Languages | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
I've always been curious about the popularity of the most commonly used programming languages, but haven't been able to find a reliable (non-biased) source. I decided to take matters into my own ha...
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Comparing the popularity of the five most used programming languages in 2012-2013

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Setting the Z-Index and Page Position of a JQuery Modal Dialog

Setting the Z-Index and Page Position of a JQuery Modal Dialog | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
The JQuery modal dialog widget can be a useful tool on most Web pages. If you take a look at its structure in a tool such as FireBug you will see that it consists of a div that grays out the web pa...
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Managing the z-index of a JQuery modal dialog: a how-to example.

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Managing the z-index of a JQuery modal dialog: a how-to example.

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Best Free Tools for Keeping your PC Running Smoothly (2013 Review)

Best Free Tools for Keeping your PC Running Smoothly (2013 Review) | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
Keeping your computer running smoothly is an important, and in this article I will attempt to review some of the best free PC maintenance tools available as of the start of 2013. It can be quite a ...
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A list and review of some of the best free PC maintenance tools available as of the start of 2013.

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Using a JQuery DatePicker with an ASP.NET DataList and UpdatePanel

When you are developing a new Web form there are a number of useful technologies that you can use to enhance the functionality of the form. Today I will review combining an ASP.NET DataList control...
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Overview of working with the ASP.NET DataList and UpdatePanel and using a JQuery component in combination.

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Search Through SQL Server Stored Procedures in all Databases for a Line of Text

In an earlier article I explained how to search a SQL server database for Stored Procedures containing some text. This is certainly useful to be able to do, but how about searching all databases on...
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How to search for text in your stored procedures in all databases on a database server.

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ShowModalDialog - Example Code and Some Tips

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Using the JavaScript showModalDialog function is a useful way for Web developers to create a modal popup. Unlike other popup functions, the showModalDialog function makes use of two separate HTML p...
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Example of using ShowModalDialog to show a modal popup form in your Web application.

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ASP.NET Example – Populating a DataSet Using SQLDataAdapter Fill DataSet

In the example functions below I’m illustrating how to set up a basic query to a stored procedure in your database that takes a single string parameter. The examples involve using the SQLData...
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A simple example of connecting and querying a SQL Server database using the SQLDataAdapter object to fill a DataSet object

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Galaxy S2 Boot Issues – How to Force your Phone to Start

Today I encountered boot issues with a Samsung Galaxy S2 device. The phone has never experienced problems of this sort in the past so its refusal to start today was a surprise. Before I go into det...
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If you've ever had difficulty starting up your Samsung Galaxy S2 phone then maybe this trick will be helpful.

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The ABCs of Web Development | Nettuts+

The ABCs of Web Development | Nettuts+ | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
Web development can often be an utterly perplexing affair.
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SQL Server: T-SQL to Show Table Column Information

How to query the SQL Server information schema views or System objects/Columns/Types tables to retrieve detailed table column information.

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ASP.NET - Handling Null Return Values from the Database using IsDBNull

ASP.NET - Handling Null Return Values from the Database using IsDBNull | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
If you are retrieving or adding values from and to your database then you will know the difficulties that can be caused by NULL values. The notorious InvalidCastException is one example of receivin...
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Reading from or writing to the database will require you to handle database null values in your code. This article reviews the details of how to do this in ASP.NET. Examples are in C# and VB.NET

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T-SQL - Using the OUTPUT Clause to Get Identity Keys and Log Historical Data

T-SQL - Using the OUTPUT Clause to Get Identity Keys and Log Historical Data | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
The OUTPUT clause is a useful part of your T-SQL arsenal that has been added as of SQL Server 2005. You can use the OUTPUT clause in the same vein as @@IDENTITY, IDENT_CURRENT, or SCOPE_IDENTITY(),...
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Reviewing how to use the T-SQL OUTPUT clause.

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SQL Server Upserts - Using MERGE to INSERT or UPDATE Table Rows

SQL Server Upserts - Using MERGE to INSERT or UPDATE Table Rows | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
The idea of an Upsert was added in the SQL 2003 standard for databases and is implemented using a MERGE statement in both Oracle and SQL Server. So You Might Ask: What is an Upsert? An Upsert does ...
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Using the T-SQL MERGE statement to perform an Upsert.

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HTML5 - Useful Links for Developers

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As 2013 the HTML5 standard is still actively being developed and revised, and it is not fully supported by any Web browser. There are a number of tools freely available to HTML5 developers that hel...
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Top resources, tools, and tutorials for HTML5 developers.

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VT Technology on Blogger.: Windows 8 Client for Hyper-V


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Client  Hyper-V offers much better performance and lets you run multiple virtual machines simultaneously.

 

Client Hyper-V works with both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems.

 

Comes with a management interface.

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VB.NET - Reviewing String Collection Options

I'll spend some time in this article reviewing some of the more common ways of handling String collections in VB.NET. Arrays in VB.NET do behave somewhat uniquely in several key aspects and working...
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A look into VB.NET String Arrays and other String collection options.

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PC Security Basics - Is Current Antivirus Software Accurate?

To get straight to the point: I'll start this post by saying that in the past I have found both paid for and free Anti-Virus (AV) software to be ineffective in identifying and containing malware in...
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A look into how most Antivirus software today works, and a review of how effective this is in identifying viruses on a machine.

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ASP.NET - Example Connection Returning a Single Value

By definition, a scalar query will return the first column of the first row of the resultset returned by a query. This can come in handy at times. In the next series of articles I will cover the ba...
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Example of creating and using a database connection in ASP.NET to return a single result from the database.

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PowerShell Basics - Check and Escalate your ExecutionPolicy

PowerShell Basics - Check and Escalate your ExecutionPolicy | Web App Dev | Scoop.it
Windows PowerShell gives you a powerful interface when working with your computer. A basic task when working with PowerShell is escalating your permissions so that scripts you run have enough acces...
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The basics of finding and setting up Windows PowerShell on your PC.

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T-SQL – Search a Database for all Table Columns with a Text Value

There are times when it comes in handy to be able to query all columns of all of the tables in a database for a particular text match. For example: if you have just taken over a project with a larg...
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Example query for SSMS of how to search all columns of all tables in a database for a text match.

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Generate a PDF from an ASP.NET Web Page using the iTextSharp XMLWorker Namespace

If you need to quickly and easily generate PDF documents from ASP.NET, then the iTextSharp library is very convenient. To install and start using iTextSharp, you can download the zipped reference f...
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itextSharp is a great tool for converting your Web reports to PDF format, or for directly generating PDF documents on the fly.

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Programming for all, part 2: From concept to code

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Computer programming is all about solving problems. (Programming for all, part 2: From concept to code:




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