Blog Posts of the Week (23rd Dec’12 – 05th Jan’13)


Strongly Typed Views in MVC

By Abhimanyu Vatsa published on 12-23-2012

When you add a new View in MVC, you get an opportunity to create it strongly typed. In the image given below, when you check….(more)


Recursive CTE in TSQL

By Rami Vemula published on 12-23-2012

A Common Table Expression(CTE) is a temporary resultset within the scope of the immediate SELECT, INSERT, DELETE, UPDATE and CREATE VIEW statements. It is different from….(more)

Remove Non-Alphabet Characters from a String–SQL Server

By Madhivanan Jr published on 12-26-2012

Suppose you have a string that contains numbers and other special characters and you want to keep only alphabets and remove all the other characters….(more)


Silverlight Application with Dispatcher and asynchronous WCF service

By Pranay Rana published on 01-03-2013

This article is about Dispatcher that makes Silverlight application responsive. It demonstrate how Dispatcher allows to update UI of the application….(more)


Creating a Pinterest Like Layout in ASP.NET

By Brij Dammani published on 01-04-2013

Pinterest is currently the world’s fastest growing social networking site and famous for the best functioning visual design. Do you love the look and feel….(more)





Steps to Move SQL Server Log Shipping Secondary Database Files

By Jugal Shah published on 12-28-2012

With SQL Server is it possible to move the secondary database involved with Log Shipping to a different drive without disturbing the Log Shipping….(more)

FIX: Unable to update Windows Store applications on Windows 8

By Shyam Sasindran published on 12-28-2012

One of the newest feature of Windows 8 is the availability of Windows Store applications. By now there are tons of application available and lot of new applications….(more)


How to rebuild the Tokens.dat or Activation Tokens file in Windows 7 | 8

By Anand Khanse published on 01-01-2013

The Tokens.dat file in the Windows operating system is a digitally signed file, which stores most of the Windows activation files. All files together have….(more)


Exchange 2013 uninstallation fails with arbitration mailbox error

By Ratish Nair published on 01-02-2013

Before you go ahead and try the steps outlined in this article, know that arbitration mailboxes should be moved to a different server provided….(more)




Office 2013

Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Changing Fill and Border for Charts

By Geetesh Bajaj published on 12-24-2012

When you add new charts in PowerPoint, the default fill and border (line) that PowerPoint 2011 applies to chart elements are perfectly adequate. Still, you might want to play with….(more)


Macro to Replace Markers with Custom shapes On Charts

By Ashish Koul published on 12-25-2012

If you want to use custom shapes instead of showing the values with markers on charts….(more)


Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Custom Backgrounds for Slide Master and Layouts

By Geetesh Bajaj published on 01-02-2013

There are plenty of opportunities to use a less restrained background for your slides -- your choice for a slide background should complement….(more)


Filtering a database by both rows and columns

By Ashish Mathur published on 01-04-2013

In range A1:BG2185 of this workbook, there is macro economic and demographic data for years from 1984 to 2009 (26 years) for….(more)


Creating an Agenda template in Excel

By Purnachandra Duggirala published on 01-04-2013

When planning a meeting, an event or activity, we deal with many individual steps (each taking certain amount of time)…..(more)



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