This introductory tutorial presents an overview of building SharePoint web parts. Web parts are perhaps the most common type of development projects any new SharePoint 2010 developer will undertake. More detailed instructions on coding, deployment and adding of web parts to SharePoint 2010, will be presented in later tutorials.
Most Windows users usually lauch their browser application in order to search the internet. If your favorite search engine is not set as your home page and if perhaps you don’t use Google Chrome (which allows searching directly from the address bar), then you would need to first type-in the address of your search engine before proceeding. This could be time wasting and monotonous.
The designers of SQL for some reason did not require a keyword (like “ALL”) to protect SQL statements from accidental updates or deletes. Especially when the UPDATE or DELETE statement doesn’t contain a WHERE clause. I wonder if this was deliberate or if it was an oversight. In any case, the programmer becomes “all-powerful”. The significance of this problem will be better appreciated with an example…
The DataGridView is the control that is mostly used for displaying the contents of lists, tables etc. However, the built-in version of this control doesn’t allow for adding row numbers/count via its properties. This feature is often required because it is difficult to keep track of the records in a table with 1000 rows if row numbers are not displayed.
By default, .NET windows forms applications generally allow multiple instances of the same application to be started on the same machine. However, if two or more threads attempt to access a shared resource such as shared memory at the same time, concurrency issues may occur. And in a production environment, this might result in data inconsistency or inaccuracy.
EasyInline is an extension that attaches itself to your browser and serves you contextual ads without your permission. This could get annoying! You may have noticed recently that your Google Chrome suddenly starts displaying double lines (contextual ads) under certain words in a lot of websites you visit. This may not be a problem if the sites are just monetizing their content by subscribing to such contextual advertising. It however becomes irritating when you are visiting your own site/blog (on your local machine) and these ads show up without your permission. In such a case, you likely have an unwanted extension (EasyInline) installed in your Google Chrome. Here?s how to remove it: