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Agha Usman Ahmed JILAWATAN July 2009 Entries
Get Countries Name in .Net
Introduction: In this post, I will explain you how can we get the countries name filled in any collection using .net without using any database. It is a regular task, which we all as developers did some past day but the difference is we used database table or xml file to hold the country names. But .net framework provide us with all the countries information in Globalization namespace. So, here is the code for that Dictionary<string,string... objDic = new Dictionary<string,string... foreach ......

Posted On Sunday, July 26, 2009 1:43 AM .net Community Portal
A guy named RRaveen has setup a .net community portal named CodeGain and located on Yet the portal is still in process but the content which he has posted is really useful and in fact it really help me in some places. The best part about this portal is, it is not .net or specific. You will find articles on desktop applications, Java, Oracle etc. Previously, RRaveen had also written some articles on and is active .net community so he is on a great ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:47 AM

Show Loading Message in AJAX
In this post, I will explain you how can we show Loading message in ajax without using Update Progress. Now some one may asked, why do I want to skip Update Progress ? Well, there can be several reasons for this, fist of all you have to work on every single page, and on every update panel to get the update progress working. There are basically three methods of meeting this requirement. Using Master Pages : A very smart way, but not all of us are using them .. right ? Extending Page Class ......

Posted On Sunday, July 19, 2009 8:47 PM

Migrate from WordPress to
In this post, I will explain how to migrate a blog running on Word Press (Self Hosted) to BlogEngine. But before I start let me say, that Word Press simply rocks. The reason why I plan to switch my blog is customization. Since I am a dotnet geek, I really have no great idea of what I can make out of Word Press using PHP and when it comes to Blogging in .net, I guess I made a very right decision to use BlogEngine. It is open source and included all the necessary blogging utilities. The main thing ......

Posted On Sunday, July 19, 2009 6:37 AM

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