Develop and Consume OData Web Services in WCF

What is OData? OData is an Open Data Protocol used to access data from various sources like Relational databases, file systems, etc. and exposes it to the consumers that can query or update data. OData is based upon Web technologies such as HTTP, Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub) and JSON to provide access to information from [...]

Problem loading ASP.Net project after installing VS 2010 SP1

Sometimes developer faces this problem on loading existing web projects that were hosted on local IIS server and using the same port number that has been used by the IIS Express for particular websites. IIS Express installed by default when you apply the SP1 for Visual Studio 2010. In my case, I installed VS 2010 [...]

Implementing Repository Pattern with Entity Framework – Code First Model Approach

When working with Entity Framework - Code First model approach, developer creates POCO entities for Database tables. The benefit of using Code First model is to have POCO entity for each table that can be used as either WCF Data Contracts or you can apply your own custom attributes to handle Security, Logging, etc. and [...]

Microsoft Technology Practices User Group

I have created a Meetup group named "Microsoft Technology Practices User Group" that focuses on latest tools and technologies on Microsoft Platform. The vision of this group is to help the developer community to share, explore, learn and develop things on upcoming and latest Microsoft technology stack. This group is only 2 weeks old, and [...]

Handling User Control Events in ASP.Net

Although most of the developers know how to handle events of User Controls, but this will help for those developers who never came across with this before and wants to learn with a simple example that details about handling custom user control events on aspx pages. What are User Controls? User controls are just like [...]