Feb 26 2015

Sending data from knockout to a MVC controller without returning a value.

Introduction In this article we will learn – how to post data to an MVC action using KnockoutJS. I came to know about this method when I was working on a project where the requirement was to send a collection of URLS to an MVC  controller. The corresponding View for that controller was designed to […]

Feb 24 2015

SQL Server Assembly Creation

Introduction  In a few cases CLR (Common Language RunTime) is mainly used to accomplish tasks which are not possible by T-SQL. CLR is faster than T-SQL in many cases. CLR is mainly used to accomplish tasks which are not possible by T-SQL or can use lots of resources. The CLR can be usually implemented where […]

Feb 24 2015

How to zip and unzip files using C#

Introduction  Here I am describing about how to zip and unzip in C# using .Net framework 4.5 and below versions. In .Net framework 4.5 the unzipping is quite easy since it provides a namespace using System.IO.Compression. But in framework below 4.5 it is better to use 3rd party DLL for zipping and unzipping. Ionic zip […]

Feb 24 2015

CSS Margin

As we had discussed in the previous article, margin and padding are the two most commonly used properties for spacing elements. A margin is the space outside something. Margin is a setting space between the elements. Each element have four sides for which we can write each side individually  margin-top margin-right margin-bottom margin-left <html>  <head>  […]

Feb 23 2015

Basics of CSS a developer/beginner should follow

Its been a long time I was thinking about sharing the knowledge what I have earned from my experience and challenges, with the ones who are starting their career  or those who are not good in writing CSS. I am planning to write a series of articles based on CSS. Beginners always get confused with […]

Feb 22 2015

Programmatically Creating Azure Scheduler Using C#

Often times we need to execute certain task repeatedly. In this blog post, we will talk about building a simple job scheduler in Windows Azure. We will create a new Job through Windows Azure Scheduler SDK.  Getting Started First step is to populate a valid Windows Azure credential with a management certificate configured properly. The […]

Feb 20 2015

Starting with Node.js

Introduction As JavaScript has gained popularity it give us a lot of advantages in the web development environment. Mostly all the web developers have great exposure to the JavaScript language. Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript run time for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that […]

Feb 19 2015

Points to Remember while Sending Large Files using netTcp Binding in a WCF Service

Problem We have a WPF application which can communicate with the server via WCF service.We know that WCF service can communicate with 2 applications in different platforms. Eg: Web Application over Http Protocol via XML message, windows application over TCP protocol using Binary Message. When I had to send an email with an attached file, […]

Feb 18 2015

An Absolute Beginner's Tutorial for understanding Entity Framework's DataBase-First, Model-First & Code-First Approaches

There are mainly 3 approaches used by Programmers, they are : Database first approach Model first approach Code-First approach.             Generally Newbie's are unaware about the best approach to use. My Blog will resolve that problem as here am going to take all newbie's to all the approaches – when, […]