Getting started with ASP.NET 5 configuration

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When ASP.NET introduced, unlike conventional web.config, it was project.json. When I started exploring ASP.NET code, I couldn’t find the System.Configuration namespace as well. This post is about reading configuration in ASP.NET from project.json file. ASP.NET 5’s configuration system has been re-architected from previous versions of read more →

Excecute SSIS package (DTSX) from C#

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SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a component of the Microsoft SQL Server database software that can be used to perform a broad range of data migration tasks. SSIS is a platform for data integration and workflow applications. You can execute SSIS package from C# read more →

Working with SASS in ASP.NET

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Recently someone introduced me SASS (Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets). This post is about using SASS in ASP.NET MVC with Visual Studio and using Visual Studio code. When you’re using a CSS pre-processor (SASS is a CSS pre-processor like LESS) to write your stylesheets, you need read more →

Setting up SonarQube with SQL Server on Windows

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By default SonarQube comes with an embedded database, which is not recommended for production use and which cannot be scaled. This post is about configuring SonaqQube to use SQL Server instead of default database. As the first step you need to configure SQL Server. Using read more →

Error message when you open SQL Server Configuration Manager in SQL Server: “Cannot connect to WMI provider. You do not have permission or the server is unreachable”

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Today while working on SQL Server configuration I faced this strange error. I was running as administrator and I know SQL Server was running. Later I found a Microsoft KB article related to this issue. This issue is because “On a 64-bit computer, you install read more →

Bundling and minification in ASP.NET 5 using Gulp and Bower

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This post is about Bundling and minification in ASP.NET 5. ASP.NET MVC 5 comes with bundling and minification support. Long back I wrote a blog post on CSS and JavaScript Bundling and Minification in ASP.NET. This is post is using Gulp and Bower. Gulp is read more →