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Thanigainathan Siranjeevi Sharing my learning May 2009 Entries
R&D - Interesting
Research and development is one of my interesting topics. I always like to do R&D. It has adventures, mining and digging in to the secrets. In my development saga I faced a lot of R&D .I mean even achieving a little thing in the learning is an R&D. For example .Net Ria Services was released last month. I was very interested in learning this and as a initiative downloaded all the necessary software's and installed. I went through some tutorials & blogs on how to achieve the functionality ......

Posted On Saturday, May 23, 2009 7:16 PM

Vertical Column Headers
We had a scenario where there's a necessity to display the column headers vertically. Usually the headers will be horizontals by default. Below picture shows the default headers. The needed ouput was displayed below. The Grid control that is used for this display is GridView. So I did a little bit of search and found some good solutions in the web. It's all achievable with styles. Step 1: Create the following styles in the Master page file or the Style class file or in the page where required. <style ......

Posted On Thursday, May 21, 2009 8:59 PM

Bulk Insert ,Update and Delete with ASP.Net ListView control
ASP.Net Listview is a Template Driven Grid control from Microsoft. It combines the features of DataGrid, GridView and Repeater. There is lot of web resources available about ListView. I had a scenario where the grid control has to act like an Excel control. Excel allows us to enter data in each of the cell. Then a submit button can be used to perform the Update or Delete operation on the Bulk. Referral Links: ......

Posted On Thursday, May 21, 2009 6:59 AM

Visual Studio 2010 Beta Launch
The most awaited Visual Studio 2010 is launched yesterday May 20-2009 10.AM PST. You can find the download link below. Visual Studio 2010 This page has the link to download. There are two versions available now Visual Studio 2010 Professional Beta Visual Studio 2010 Team Suite Beta There are also further downloads available. The Homepage also has the features listed for VS 2010. Downloads are also coming faster. So download them now and enjoy coding in VS2010 Thanks, Thani ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 20, 2009 3:41 PM

Silverlight 3 with Ria Authentication service
Authentication and authorization plays a key role in the web world. Going distributed makes information sharing healthier. But only if it's allowed for the know contact it will be healthy. We can very well see this in the existing web world. We have the memberships and roles for ASP.Net web applications. In addition we also have forms authentication and NTLM authentication. Going smart client is always best. But considering security it has to be more secure since smart clients attract all the people ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 20, 2009 7:00 AM

Blogging with Word-2007
MS-Word 2007 has a beautiful feature for publishing blog posts. You can utilize the feature's present with Word for blog publishing since it's very handy. This option you can see in new file window as "New Blog Post". After that you have to manage your accounts using the "Manage accounts" menu option. There you will be provided with provider options. There are various provider's supported by word for blogging. I tried registering for my account and ended up in mess. This is because ......

Posted On Monday, May 18, 2009 9:04 PM

.Net Ria May 2009 Preview
Hi All, We got the .Net RIA Services available for the may month. You can get it from the following Link. There is a inetersting post by Brad Adams which can be found here. So let's all enjoy this download. Seems lot of bug fixes available now. The main enhancements will be on Authentication side.Making all the authentication features available on RIA. I will cover more on this preview in coming posts. ......

Posted On Monday, May 11, 2009 7:11 PM

Interesting .Net String Functions
Introduction: .Net 3.5 has some interesting string functions. I almost admire their usage. Following are those functions that we will be discussing here. String.IsNullOrEmpty() String.Split()(Available from .Net 1.0) String.Join()(Available from .Net 1.0) Reference Links String.IsNullOrEmpty - String.Split() - String.Join()-http://msdn.m... ......

Posted On Saturday, May 9, 2009 6:05 PM

GridView Fixed Header
Gridview is one of the good controls which enables us to produce Excel like output in the webforms.You can learn more about grid view in the following link GridView Documentation We had a scenario where we are supposed to give freeze pane like feature for Gridview. We had a lengthy Grid with some 20 or 30 columns . We had paging for about 20 records per page. So following were the requirements. 1. Grid must have a Fixed header. 2. it should be scrollable horizontally. 3. it should be scrollable vertically. ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 5, 2009 11:40 PM

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