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Readify Developer Network – An “Agile” Agile Primer

I thought it will be nice to share this while am watching it…very interesting especially the way this talk was organized. This is a Live recording of a presentation done 26-Feb-08 in Sydney as part of the Readify Developer Network. … Continue reading

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Using PowerShell scripts for common SharePoint Server 2010 tasks

One of the great things introduced by SharePoint Server 2010 is PowerShell support. Previously -and by this I mean in SharePoint Server 2007- developers and SharePoint administrators was using Stsadm which a command-line tool for SharePoint 2007. The benefits of … Continue reading

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Convert Word documents to PDF and XPS documents in .Net

In a previous old post actually two years ago I talked about converting HTML documents to Microsoft Word documents using the Microsoft Office application’s COM-based object model and it was very nice and easy task. But what about PDF? actually … Continue reading

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How to render asp.net control to HTML string by code

Sometimes you will need to programatically get the HTML markup of a server or a user control that normally will be rendered to the HTTP response by the ASP.Net framework. This can simply be done with something like this: This … Continue reading

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CSS: selecting an HTML element with a certain attribute

That isn’t a new thing; it actually exists in the W3C specs since CSS2.1 but I have seen a lot of guys misses this very productive feature while styling. You can target HTML elements that have certain attributes and attributes … Continue reading

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What are Graph Databases?

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What is Graph Database?

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JSONP vs. JSON and Twitter Search API

The main concern of this post is talking about the difference between json and jsonp formats and I will discuss consuming Twitter Search API as an example for clarification. Lets start by opening this URL in browser or creating a … Continue reading

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