February 13th, 2014

SQL Server: Updating A Column With Random Lookup Values

This article explains how to update a table column with random values from another (lookup) table in SQL Server.

For example, Country table has two columns CountryID, CountryName and UserInfo table has CountryID column. We will update UserInfo table with random CountryIDs from Country table.

February 8th, 2014

Get Browser Height and Width on Server Side in ASP.NET

A Responsive Web Design is not only UI changes but also to optimize server side logic for performance. Suppose you are displaying bulk data in desktop environment. But if same data are sent to mobile device, it will make website too slow even the layout is made adaptive on client side. To implement server side logic, we need client side information like browser width and height. In this article, we will implement to get browser height and width on server side in ASP.NET.

February 3rd, 2014

Drill Down For ASP.NET 4.0 Chart Control

In this article, we will implement drill down for ASP.NET 4.0 built in chart control. On the first chart the data is grouped by year. The year is divided into quarters. By clicking on an item on the chart you can get the values corresponding to the quarters of the selected year. Each quarter consists of 3 months. After choosing a quarter for the selected year you can get the values for each month of the this quarter.

Environment: VS2012,.NET Framework 4.0, ASP.NET Web Form, C#, Entity Framework