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February 2006 - Posts

Congrats for upgrading to Community Sever Ver 2
Congrats for upgrading to Community Sever Ver 2. Thanks to admin for his hard work. Read More...
My first article has been published on codeproject
"A normal requirement in any asp.net application is to sum up the values in a DataGrid column to the footer. In this article we will try to compare the normal methods of achieving this task and later we will do this by creating our own custom DataGrid Read More...
Oracle - Performing Top-N Queries
The task of retrieving the top or bottom N rows from a database table (by salary, sales amount, credit, etc.) is often referred to as a "top-N query." This task is fairly common in application development. As you might know that there is NO top clause Read More...
Oracle - Rename a Table Column Without Any Data Manipulation
As counterintuitive as it is, Oracle databases have no SQL command for assigning a new name to a table column yet they have such a command for renaming an entire table. So, when I peruse Oracle database discussion groups, I frequently see the question Read More...
System.Net.HttpWebRequest - Arabic Data
Few days back, there was a task that I have to get/parse data from html pages on a site. I first tried to use System.Net.HttpWebRequest class to make the request, get the data. <code> Dim objRequest As System.Net.HttpWebRequest = System.Net.WebRequest.Create(Url) Read More...
DotNetNuke vs. SharePoint
Great detailed post comparing the two http://weblogs.asp.net/bsimser/archive/2006/01/31/437023.aspx http://aspadvice.com/blogs/rjdudley/archive/2006/01/18/14755.aspx Read More...
Back from Vacations (Riyadh - Karachi - Riyadh)
Vacations are over. I am back to Riyadh. It was a short vacation of just 20 days but a good one. This was my first vacation so I was waiting for it a lot. There were some changes in Karachi e.g. Roads are in a process of rebuilding. It was very difficult Read More...