SharePoint 2013 Developer Boot Camp – Jeddah

On April 30th, 2013 Microsoft Arabia arranged a mega event in the coastal city, Jeddah. The main focus of the event was the latest version of SharePoint, SharePoint 2013. The first event on this topic was conducted in Khobar on 28th of April. The third and the last event will take place on 5th of … Read more SharePoint 2013 Developer Boot Camp – Jeddah

Microsoft Developer Camp – Jeddah – Building Windows 8 Apps

On Thursday, May 10, 2012, an event has been managed by Microsoft which is 3rd and last for this title. It has been held in Riyadh, Dammam and finally in Jeddah. It was conducted in the King Fahd Medical Research Center, King Abdul Aziz University Jeddah. The main feature of Windows 8 is its revamped … Read more Microsoft Developer Camp – Jeddah – Building Windows 8 Apps

SkyDrive Got Sync

A lot of people nowadays are using services like Dropbox which provide you the ease to access your up-to-date files everywhere. Dropbox is currently limited to 2GB with some expansion via referrals (and it is not so simple). Some Dropbox competitors like Sugarsync, Waula etc. (with 5 GB) have been around for some time but … Read more SkyDrive Got Sync

Windows Phone Camp – Jeddah

This week, on 23rd of OCT Windows Phone Camp was conducted at Effat University. The event was sponsored by Telerik The agenda of he event was as below: 8:30 AM Arrival and Registration 9:00 AM Welcome/ Windows Phone 7.5 Overview for Developers 9:45 AM Building Windows Phone Applications with Visual Studio 2010 10:45 AM Break … Read more Windows Phone Camp – Jeddah

Windows8 KeyNote – Build Event

Windows 7 is generally available for retail since 22nd October, 2009. Many things have been changed and many more have been arrived after that. The main focus from desktop has already shifted towards laptop/net-book. These days the trend has greatly diverted towards touch pads and slates.  The main pioneer was Apple’s iPad followed by similar … Read more Windows8 KeyNote – Build Event

Jeddah Community Summit – May 2011

Yesterday, on 30th May, Jeddah Community Summit was arranged by the Microsoft Saudi Community, the central hub of all the regional communities of the Kingdom. The purpose of these communities is to bring the people of a region closer, to share their experience, expertise and help other fellows of the same field in their work … Read more Jeddah Community Summit – May 2011

AutoCompleteCustomSource – Specified Cast is Not Valid

There was a requirement to implement a textbox with a databound AutoComple feature. As the Autocomplete source was a database, I have to go for a custom DataSource. The main requirements for an auto-complete textbox (in this scenario) are: AutoCompleteMode is set to Suggest(or SuggestAppend). AutoCompleteSource is set to CustomSource AutoCompleteCustomSource is set AutoCompleteStringCollection. A … Read more AutoCompleteCustomSource – Specified Cast is Not Valid

Microsoft OpenDoor Expo Jeddah 2010

Microsoft OpenDoor 2010 Saudi Arabia took place in two cities Riyadh (2nd and 3rd Nov) and Jeddah (7th Nov) at Intercontinental Hotel. It was the first time that Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer visited KSA and delivered the Key Note but his visit was limited to one day and it was in Riyadh only. The registration … Read more Microsoft OpenDoor Expo Jeddah 2010

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Yesterday I downloaded the Office 2010 trail and tried to install. Previously I have used the Beta1 also in its early days. After re-installing the Window I stick to the Office 2007 because I was facing some issues in the beta so I prefer to wait for the stable version. The direct installation attempt was … Read more The language of this installation package is not supported by your system.