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

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

ASP.NET 4 Breaking Changes

The ASP.NET 4.0 has been a core update to ASP.NET 2.0. .NET 3.0 and .NET 3.5 were based on .NET 2.0 having additional assemblies only, not the core components. If you have installed all of these frameworks 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and you try to upgrade your ASP.NET 2.0 application, in IIS you will be … Read more ASP.NET 4 Breaking Changes

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

Deploying .NET 4.0 Application on IIS 6.0

I had my ASP.NET 2.0 application hosted on Windows 2003 Sever with IIS 6.0. After Visual Studio 2010 or more precisely after .NET Framework 4.0, I upgraded the desktop modules to 4.0 (version 3.0 and 3.5 are superset, not the framework). The transition of desktop application from 2.0 to 4.0 was smooth enough. Although there … Read more Deploying .NET 4.0 Application on IIS 6.0

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

Some Visual Studio ShortCut Keys

Shortcut Description F3 Finds the next occurrence of the previous search text. F5 Start debugging F7 Jump to code behind file from .aspx files F8 Moves the cursor to the next item, such as a task in the Task List window or a search match in the Find Results window. Each time you press F8, … Read more Some Visual Studio ShortCut Keys