Monthly Archives: August 2014

How to search null value in Microsoft SQL Server column

A lot of users think they do not have a null value in their column because the do the following. DON’T SELECT TOP 1000 [ProductID]       ,[ProductName]       ,[SupplierID]       ,[CategoryID]       ,[QuantityPerUnit]       ,[UnitPrice]       ,[UnitsInStock]       ,[UnitsOnOrder]       … Continue reading

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Visual Studio “14” CTP 3 Released

Visual Studio 14 CTP 3 Released this week. More information here http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudio/archive/2014/08/18/visual-studio-14-ctp-3-released.aspx. There is a new .NET Framework vNext. You cannot download the .NET Framework separately at this moment but to install Visual Studio 14 CTP 3. For me, still … Continue reading

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Feature broken after install VS 14 CTP 2 with Visual Studio 2012

I have Visual Studio 2012, Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 14 CTP 2. Today I realized that I can no longer create Entity Framework in Visual Studio 2012 but I can still do that in Visual Studio 2013. Symptom: … Continue reading

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3 Best Programming Practices

Recently I attended the online course provided by SkillSoft. One of the courses was Object-Oriented Programming Best Practices. I found there are 3 practices worth to be mentioned here. 1. Although you may provide your code in a clear, well … Continue reading

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Only one configSections element allowed per config file and if present must be the first child of the root configuration element

Only one <configSections> element allowed per config file and if present must be the first child of the root <configuration> element When you have custom section in app.config or web.config then you might hit the error “Only one <configSections> element … Continue reading

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The Import Organization Wizard cannot connect to the SQL Server or cannot find an organization database on SomeMachineName. Verify that the server name in the SQL Server box is correct and that the computer is running Microsoft SQL Server where an organization database is stored

When you start you Microsoft Dynamics CRM Deployment Manager, choose Organizations then click Import Organization… You might hit the error “The Import Organization Wizard cannot connect to the SQL Server or cannot find an organization database on SomeMachineName. Verify that … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

I have done installation of Visual Studio 2013 Update 3. So far it is still not break…   Download from msdn or here http://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/downloads/download-visual-studio-vs.

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