Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Synchronize local MS SQL database to SQL Azure

In this article I will be taking you through the steps to synchronize your local MS SQL Database to SQL Azure. This is one of the regular requirement you may find in your application development when you are using Windows Azure. Synchronizing the local database will allow you to export all the data from your local database to SQL Azure in few seconds or in few minutes.
SQL Azure allows you to configure this synchronization automatically and will allow you to set the frequency of data synchronization as well. 
Ok, as usual we will go through the complete procedure step by step.
First we will create a database in our local database system and insert few data in the table.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Deploy ASP.NET web application in cloud with SQL Azure Connectivity

Today I am taking you to the complete deployment of an ASP.NET web application with database connectivity in Microsoft Azure. Since database is in cloud we have to do some configuration changes while doing the deployment. In this article we will do the sample development in local system and we will do only the deployment in Microsoft Azure. As you are aware once deploy the application in Microsoft Azure by using SQL Azure as database everything will be online and people will be able to access the application over the net.
Lets go through the complete procedure you have to follow to do the web application deployment with SQL Azure.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Ajax MutuallyExclusiveCheckBoxExtender in ASP.NET

Earlier when we didn’t Ajax we were using JavScript to make Mutually exclusive Check boxes. Otherwise you have to use radio buttons. So make it easier for the .NET developers Microsoft introduced MutuallyExclusiveCheckBoxExtender in AJAX.
It required hardly few lines of codes and it is very easy and simple to understand. In this article I am taking you through this interesting control which you can use in your application whenever you require Mutually Exclusive CheckBox.
First we will design a sample webpage by adding few check boxes. Your sample page design may look like below,