Getting Error: This Setup Requires Internet Information Server 5.1 or higher and Windows XP and higher when installing setup project on windows server 2008 and IIS 7

  Introduction: I was getting the error: This Setup Requires Internet Information Server 5.1 or higher and Windows XP and higher when I was trying to install a setup project on windows server 2008 with IIS 7.0. After 1 hour of searching, I discovered there was some configuration problems with the Conditions Editor (Requirements on…

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How to Query Custom View in Event Viewer using C# Code

Introduction: I want to talk about how to filter events from the custom views in windows event viewer; that will give you more ability to drill down and give you more advance filtration options using C# Code. Below is an example how to use the same custom view and setting the options in your server…

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Load testing for WCF service (wsHttpBinding Binding) walkthrough

In this walkthrough I will perform load testing for WCF service using VS 2012 ultimate version using test environment that consists of one controller and three agent machines, what we will cover in this walkthrough could be summarized into the following: Configure test environment (one controller and three agents) Install VS 2012 controller into controller…

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Calling a WCF dynamically using a BizUnit Test Step

Introduction Using BizUnit to test complex testing cases is a common practice that we all have been using for a while now. This very useful library of testing steps provides ease in writing testing cases maintaining them and executing them. One common challenge commonly faced is how to call web services or more commonly how…

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WCF Service Manual Deployment on windows server 2008 R2

In this blog I’ll describe the manual deployment process for secure WCF service on windows server 2008 R2 hosted on IIS, I will cover some common issues as well that you may face during the deployment First you have to prepare the server to host WCF service as follows: Install .net framework 4.5 by downloading…

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Recommended Practices – Service bus for Windows server

introduction In my prior post, I have listed some of the APIs that you can use for developing applications where PubSub pattern fits well. In this one, I will give talk little bit more in detail about one of which is Service bus for Windows server and then share some practical guidance. Body We are…

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Developing Connected Applications aligned with Observer Design Pattern

Introduction In this post, I will briefly explain Observer design pattern, its use cases and implementations for enterprise, Phone, and Windows store platforms. Observer, introduced in the book named ‘Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software’ by Gang of Four, is a behavioral design pattern that provides a loosely coupled messaging to one or many…

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BizTalk Cop installation and configuration for VS 2012

I faced a requirement today that I need to enable some BizTalk best practices and create a custom check-in policy for these practices while the developers are checking in code. While searching the internet I found the BizTalk Cop (which is a great tool) that does exactly that, but unfortunately this tool supports only Visual…

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Use of SignalR for Real-Time Messaging on Windows RT Devices

Introduction One of the challenges using Windows RTs is to send messages from a store application deployed on one Windows RT tablet (Surface RT in my case) to the other application on another Windows RT tablet. It is a challenge, mainly because it requires push (two-way communications, like WCF duplex channel) messaging and limitations on…

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FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 – FQL and its Impact on Relevancy Ranking (Using Full Text Index Mapping)

Introduction In this post I will describe a common mistake that occurs when you write your own FQL that impacts the search results that depends on Relevancy Ranking (Using Full Text Index Mapping).   Scenario Lets consider that we have a list of products that we would like to search through that have a custom managed property…

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