Tech-no-logy Demystified with Sandeep Joshi

Visual Studio 2012/2011 ALM, Windows Azure, ASP.NET MVC, Windows 7 Compatibility and some other thoughts...

2 simple things Microsoft can do to accelerate Windows 8 adoption in enterprise and consumer space

  1. Separate UI and Installation for touch vs. non touch devices This will make life simpler. I have...

Author: sajoshi Date: 09/29/2012

Running Standalone Intellitrace Collector - step by step

Step 1: Download the Standalone Intellitrace Collector http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=245688...

Author: sajoshi Date: 09/12/2012

How to install Microsoft Office 2013

I was looking for a preview link to download MSI for Office 2013 Preview bits. To much of my...

Author: sajoshi Date: 09/07/2012

Automating Code Metrics in VS2010/VS2012 during Builds

Code Metrics provide an easy way to measure quality parameters for your code. While this feature has...

Author: sajoshi Date: 08/24/2012

Awesome TFSPreview.com

Background: Primarily as a developer, I always wanted an online service which is free for me to put...

Author: sajoshi Date: 08/12/2012

A great place to start learning development

Development for Beginners - A very good resource repository for beginning your development journey...

Author: sajoshi Date: 01/30/2012

Working with Agile in a Distributed Team Environment

I am proud to share my achievement as a MSDN author with you all. My recent article titled...

Author: sajoshi Date: 01/24/2012

Learn ASP.NET MVC3 using Virtual Labs

If you are restricted by your work desktops's RAM or availability of VS2010 or SQL Server on your...

Author: sajoshi Date: 12/20/2011

My new Windows Azure Step-By-Step Course at Udemy

Link to Course Page Windows Azure for Developers //

Author: sajoshi Date: 12/05/2011

Passing Named Parameters to POST action and getting JSON array - Programmatically

Yesterday, I was approached by one of my teammate where he was facing an issue with getting JSON...

Author: sajoshi Date: 12/01/2011

LinqToSQL - Row Not found or Changed

Last week, I was asked to help on an exception on an ASP.NET page, which was occurring...

Author: sajoshi Date: 10/10/2011

Dependency Injection with ASP.NET MVC3 - with custom IDependencyResolver

One of the new features of ASP.NET MVC3 is better support for dependency injection. There are...

Author: sajoshi Date: 09/11/2011

CodedUI and Load Tests with Visual Studio 2010 - Your complete testing tool

Here are the slide deck I used during one of the Microsoft Events recently for describing CodedUI...

Author: sajoshi Date: 08/23/2011

Which Unit Test framework to use with VSTS - MSTest or NUnit

Unit Testing is the core of TDD and it requires a lot of collaboration and communication among...

Author: sajoshi Date: 08/22/2011

Load Testing with Visual Studio 2010

An Excellent Video from TechEd on Load/Performance Testing with Visual Studio...

Author: sajoshi Date: 08/21/2011

Looking at Design Patterns - From Developers' Eye

I am in a training class (again) and this time for different reasons. I am looking at how to code...

Author: sajoshi Date: 08/05/2011

.NET vs Java - Do we still need to talk?

.NET vs JAVA is a hot topic of debate, specially in an enterprise environment. Every team does try...

Author: sajoshi Date: 07/28/2011

When to use Code Contracts?

Code Contracts - Introduced by Microsoft Reseach which claims to provide more readability to you...

Author: sajoshi Date: 07/25/2011

Self Service Provisioning Portal for Virtual Machine Manager

A snippet from Microsoft Site: System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 is a...

Author: sajoshi Date: 07/08/2011

.NET 4 Event at Penang

I had a priviledge to present a session on topic '.NET 4 Demystified' during the 'Community...

Author: sajoshi Date: 05/25/2011

Practical Usage of Tuple in C#

Introduction of ‘Tuple’ in .NET Framework 4.0, really filled in a missing piece in C#. Apart from...

Author: sajoshi Date: 05/22/2011

MCM Exchange Server 2010 - Now available from testing centers

Microsoft announces plans to provide Microsoft Certified Master program for Exchange Server 2010...

Author: sajoshi Date: 05/19/2011

Visual Studio 2010 Birthday and Azure Goodies

With Visual Studio 2010 turning 1, Microsoft has announced a birthday gift for MSDN subscribers -...

Author: sajoshi Date: 05/18/2011

Microsoft Certifications - Price Change

If not already read, here is the announcement from Microsoft... It is more towards uniformity..

Author: sajoshi Date: 05/17/2011

Singapore ALM User group – Your Community Hub!!!

1.1 What is SGALMPRO group all about? Singapore ALM User group (http://www.sgalmpro.com) aims to...

Author: sajoshi Date: 05/07/2011

ALM vs SDLC – Understanding Areas of ALM and how they fit together!

What is ALM? Application Lifecycle Management refers to the process of managing lifecycle of an...

Author: sajoshi Date: 05/06/2011

Post Show Thoughts - Microsoft Singapore Event on VS 2010

For all those who know about this event and attended - hope they learnt something new and enjoyed...

Author: sajoshi Date: 04/14/2011

BizTalk Server 2009 - Virtual Labs

Are you looking for a faster and easy way to learn BizTalk Server 2009 and wants to do some hands...

Author: sajoshi Date: 03/20/2011

Creating and Submitting Form on Fly using Javascript

var form = document.createElement("form"); form.setAttribute("method", "post");...

Author: sajoshi Date: 02/24/2011

Interview Questions - UI Web Developer

In past, I've been interviewing candidates for UI Developer roles and due to the nature of business,...

Author: sajoshi Date: 02/24/2011

Microsoft Web Matrix–A great tool for website owners

  Couple of my friends own websites and I know how much pain it is to get small changes done....

Author: sajoshi Date: 02/02/2011

Web Deploy 2.0– available now

  The Web Deployment Tool simplifies migration, management and deployment of IIS Web servers,...

Author: sajoshi Date: 02/02/2011

Visual Studio 2010–Publish ASP.NET MVC Website to IIS7.5

  Recently – After finishing the final touch, I was to deploy an ASP.NET MVC application with...

Author: sajoshi Date: 12/13/2010

Using PDFConverter (http://www.html-to-pdf.net) with Https in ASP.NET MVC

  During one of the ASP.NET MVC projects, we encountered a challenging scenario. First is –...

Author: sajoshi Date: 12/13/2010

Prepare for Microsoft Certifications

With Microsoft Certification, you can prove your ability to successfully implement, build on,...

Author: sajoshi Date: 11/29/2010

ASP.NET MVC Intermittent exceptions public action method ‘abc’ could not be found

  In one of our ASP.NET MVC applications, we have enabled email notification/DB logging on...

Author: sajoshi Date: 11/29/2010

ASP.NET MVC - Control page not found exceptions with IgnoreRoute for known files

  When our site was promoted to Production recently, we started getting exceptions for Page Not...

Author: sajoshi Date: 11/29/2010

BizTalk Server 2010 training kit

The BizTalk Server 2010 training kit (that includes labs and training videos) to help you learn...

Author: sajoshi Date: 10/05/2010

Top 7 reasons why people join a user group community

A very good blog post for Community Members and Leaders to understand their community needs and...

Author: sajoshi Date: 07/08/2010

Step #1:Understanding Cloud Computing (Windows Azure Step-By-Step Tutorial)

This is the first video of the step-by-step series for Windows Azure/Cloud Computing. Due to...

Author: sajoshi Date: 07/05/2010

ASP.NET MVC - Handling SSRS reports with ReportViewer – Part II – Deployment Challenges

In part I – we’ve discussed how to create the report + how to get it working on a local box. The...

Author: sajoshi Date: 06/16/2010

ASP.NET MVC - The Issue with Global.asax and Load Balanced Servers

I was troubleshooting one of the issues where my ASP.NET MVC app was working in DEV environment (Win...

Author: sajoshi Date: 06/16/2010

ASP.NET MVC - Creating a Single Select List box and showing tooltip for lengthy items

Challenge 1: Even when you set multiple = false the list box still ends up as <select...

Author: sajoshi Date: 06/14/2010

User authentication against AD and Roles based authorization in ASP.NET MVC – Part II

In this post we are going to focus on second option when the roles are maintained in the DB. Step 1:...

Author: sajoshi Date: 06/01/2010

User authentication against AD and Roles based authorization in ASP.NET MVC – Part I

It is a common scenario in an enterprise application when as per the requirement we have to...

Author: sajoshi Date: 06/01/2010

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