January 17th, 2013

Saving SkyDrive Excel Survey Data To Sql Server Database with ASP.NET MVC

SkyDrive provides the excel survey feature which allows you to create online surveys and analyze results using the free Excel Web App or Excel on your desktop. You can display the survey results by embedding the excel in a web page. ExcelMashup.com allows you show a workbook directly in your website. It also lets you easily sort, filter, and interact with the workbook as in Web Excel with powerful Javascript API. We will create a sample survey and save result data to database using ASP.NET MVC and Entity Framework.

April 4th, 2012

Linux Servers vs. Windows Servers

There has always been a debate between Linux and Windows users about which platform is better. Linux, being an open source platform, promises better support apart from the fact that it is free while Windows users would argue about the user friendliness and the number of applications supported by it. Let’s have a look at both platforms so that we can decide which platform will suit our needs and requirements best.

March 29th, 2012

Moderate Google Docs Forms Data and Share Filtered Data Only to Public

If you are using Google Docs for Forms or Surveys, You might be getting lots of fake (spam) form submissions. The situation becomes more critical when you are sharing data, survey result or summary report to public and It would mislead the objective of forms or surveys. By default, Google forms doesn’t support Captcha to stop spam submission. But you can’t block spammers. In this case, you want to moderate the data and share approved/ filtered data to public.

March 7th, 2012

Happy Holi

Happy Holi (A festival of Colours) to all TechBrij’s readers.

The world’s Lathmar Holi of Braj has its own identity but also the colors of Bikaner in Rajasthan has fun, frolic with the particular style. The festival of Holi means not only with water balloons, pichhkaris or water guns, gulaal, bhang and mithai but also mutual love and unity in society.

November 15th, 2011

How to Add Your Facebook Page To Your Profile

It’s not about copy and paste Facebook page link into profile options. I see some Facebook profiles having their page list in left side bar. So, I decided to add my TechBrij page to my profile in left side bar. If you are a Facebook page owner and want to show or hide your Facebook page link with your profile, See following steps:

September 11th, 2011

Copy/Extract HTML Dropdownlist Options in Plain Text

You want to copy HTML dropdownlist(combobox) options from a web-page. You do right click on dropdown list. Oh my God !!! There is no option to do it. This article explains how to extract dropdownlist options using Notepad++.

April 12th, 2011

How to Remove Line Numbers in Excel Column

It explains how you can remove line numbers and get proper data in a excel column. Suppose you have data in following format in A column:
1. First Data
2. Second Data
3. Third Data
4. Fourth Data
5. Fifth Data

You have to remove line numbers and get content in another column. See following screen-shot:

February 20th, 2011

Winner: Free Domain Giveaway

On Republic day(26 Jan), I started a contest for my readers. Here i am going to announce Winner of the contest. Random.org is used to randomize the list and selecting a winner.