Category Archives: Cloud

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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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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Install Visual Studio 2017

This short blog walk you through the installation of Visual Studio 2017. Run mu_visual_studio_enterprise_2017_x86_x64_10049783.exe from the offline installer (here is how you get the offline installer https://chanmingman.wordpress.com/2017/03/11/create-visual-studio-2017-offline-installer/). For this installation, I choose .NET desktop Development, Desktop development with C++, ASP.NET, … Continue reading

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Create Visual Studio 2017 offline installer

Good or bad news, Visual Studio no longer comes with ISO file for download in MSDN. You need to run the command in command prompt to get your own Offline Installer. The instruction link is below. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/create-an-offline-installation-of-visual-studio There are some … Continue reading

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Office 2013 application cannot run Office App Store application

This blog is specifically for Windows 7 32 bit and Office 2013 32 bit. I have this problem when my Windows 7 32 bit, cannot do Windows Update. That also means MS Office 2013 will not be updated. You need … Continue reading

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Debugger.Break() Crashes Visual Studio

This short blog shows you one of the possibilities to resolve the crash when using Debugger.Break() in your code in SQL Server Data Tool. When you use Debugger.Break() in SSIS package you might crash your SSIS package with the error … Continue reading

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Getting started with Universal Windows Platform

This article shows you how to get started with Universal Windows Platform. A term seems complicated but it is a much easier well than developing an Android phone app. When you setup Visual Studio 2015 you choose Custom instead of … Continue reading

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