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About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress (http://www.pcworld.com/article/206455/Microsoft_Live_Spaces_Moves_to_WordPress_An_FAQ.html) till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.

Connect Azure web app to on premise database, hybrid

This short blog shows you to important elements to let you connect from Windows Azure back to on premise database. Below is actually my journey to get the Hybrid between Azure Cloud and on-premise SQL Database working. If you search … Continue reading

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Cisco VPN 5.0.0.7 0440 for Windows 10 1607

This short blog show you how to install Cisco VPN 5.0.0.7 0440 inn Windows 10 1607. You will get message “This app can’t run on this PC” when you install Cisco VPN 5.0.0.6 0440 in Windows 10 1607.   Unzip … Continue reading

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Add Visual C++ to Visual Studio 2015 installation

This short post showing you how to add Visual C++ into your Visual Studio 2015 previously installed without this C++ component. You start a New Project, look for Visual C++ template then you will see Install Visual C++ 2015 Tools … Continue reading

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Recursion in practise with C#

This blog showing you apply recursive function in your application. For example, your manager has passed to you the following table and ask you to write a function. Three ways you can achieve this: 1. Write many if … else … Continue reading

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An error has occurred while connecting small: Unrecognized database format ‘ small.xlsx

This short blog is showing to how to resolve the error from SSIS saying “Unrecognized database format” when you connect the Microsoft Access 12 Database Engine to Excel file. One of the major reason is you did not put Excel … Continue reading

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ORA-03134: Connections to this server version are no longer supported

By reading this blog you may save sometimes for download the unnecessary Oracle drivers for Visual Studio. If you still have Oracle 9i and you want to download 32-bit Oracle Data Access Components (ODAC) with Oracle Developer Tools for Visual … Continue reading

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Oracle sql developer not displaying time

When you send in a sql statement in Oracle SQL Developer you might only see the date but not the time in the datetime field. Go to Tools -> Preferences -> Database – NLS then put in the Date format … Continue reading

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