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"

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 an instance of the 32-bit...


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

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 a streaming build system, by...


K-MUG TechDay 23rd May 2015 Kochi

This month’s K-MUG TechDay is planned for Saturday, 23 May 2015 at ORION India Systems, Infopark venue. For registration and more details, visit K-MUG event page


Introduction to Visual Studio Code for ASP.NET5 development

In Build 2015, Microsoft introduced cross platform code editor. You can download Visual Studio code from here This post is about features of Visual Studio code for ASP.NET 5 development. Visual Studio code supports Intellisense with the help of Omnisharp, Visual Studio code support full intellisense. Unlike Sublime or Brackets,...


Automate code reviews using SonarCube

SonarQube is an open platform to manage code quality. SonarQube is a web-based application. Rules, alerts, thresholds, exclusions, settings… can be configured online. By leveraging its database, SonarQube not only allows to combine metrics altogether but also to mix them with historical measures. More than 20 programming languages are covered...


Deploy your MongoDB application on Azure with MongoLab add-on

MongoLab is MongoDB-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platform. The Azure Marketplace MongoLab add-on will provide you with a MongoDB database hosted in the Azure cloud and managed by MongoLab’s cloud database platform. To deploy your application in Azure with Mongolab, first you need to provision your Database. You can do it from Azure...


CRUD application using ASP.NET 5 and MongoDB

MongoDB (from humongous) is one of many cross-platform document-oriented databases. Classified as a NoSQL database, MongoDB eschews the traditional table-based relational database structure in favor of JSON-like documents with dynamic schemas (MongoDB calls the format BSON), making the integration of data in certain types of applications easier and faster. Released...