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Ashraful Alam is a Software Architect, who has 8 years of professional experience in Software Development industry. This Bangladeshi national is involved with project management and development of several US based software projects from his country. Already he has managed and developed several software projects, which are being used by several users of different countries, such as USA, Canada, Australia, and Bangladesh. While developing and managing a team, he contains and maintains a set of well defined engineering practices developed by him and other online developer communities.

Due to his willingness to give effort to improve and share better software development practices, Ashraf has been awarded as “Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) in ASP.NET category by Microsoft since year 2007 multiple times, which is a rare honor and prestigious reorganization among the developers around the world.

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After a long wait, the next version of Employee Info Starter Kit is released! This starter kit is basically a project template that contains code samples targeting a specific technology, such as ASP.NET Web Form, ASP.NET MVC etc. Since its first release, this open source project gained a huge popularity in the developer community and had 250K+ combined ......

Before going to consider whether comments are really needed, let’s consider few other things that already became “rivals” of it. Unit Tests: Having well written unit tests are smarter and useful solution, than detailed comments. Unit tests not only can check for the quality (and better architectural design in case of TDD), but also serves as a documentation ......

What is Model? A model can be considered as a container that facilitates presentation view, behavior and/or persisting data to/from data source (i.e. database etc). Besides the data container elements, a model may or may not contain behavior (i.e. logic), depending on design context of corresponding architecture. While the term “Model” is frequently ......

Every year Microsoft organizes software contest Imagine Cup where young technologists around the world participate based on a theme: to help resolve some of the world’s toughest challenges. This year, a team from Bangladesh is also going to participate in Imagine Cup final round, which has been selected among hundreds of teams in Bangladesh, through ......

Ajax enabled data centric applications are getting popular day by day in web development space. While these type of web applications provide rich user experience, building a robust and powerful application quickly is a great challenge for developers. Fortunately Microsoft has started providing great frameworks, plug-ins and APIs to facilitate this process. ......

Employee Info Starter Kit is an open source ASP.NET project template that is intended to address different types of real world challenges faced by web application developers when performing common CRUD operations. Using a single database table ‘Employee’, it illustrates how to utilize Microsoft ASP.NET 4.0, Entity Framework 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010 ......

Ever wanted to have a simple jQuery menu bound with ASP.NET web site map file? Ever wanted to have cool css design stuffs implemented on your ASP.NET data bound controls? Ever wanted to let Visual Studio generate logical layers for you, which can be easily tested, customized and bound with ASP.NET data controls? If your answers with respect to above ......

A VSIX file enables us to install Visual Studio extensions (tools, controls, template etc) with few clicks. I have created a simple example of creating multi-project templates with wizard using Visual Studio 2010, which generates VSIX file. Checkout the sample in codeplex here ......

I just released an open source project at codeplex, which includes a set of T-4 templates to enable you to build logical layers (i.e. DAL/BLL) with just few clicks! The logical layers implemented here are based on Entity Framework 4.0, ASP.NET Web Form Data Bound control friendly and fully unit testable. In this open source project you will get Entity ......

.NETTER Code Starter Pack contains a gallery of Visual Studio 2010 solutions leveraging latest and new technologies released by Microsoft. Each Visual Studio solution included here is focused to provide a very simple starting point for cutting edge development technologies and framework, using well known Northwind database. The current release of this ......

Employee Info Starter Kit is a ASP.NET based web application, which includes very simple user requirements, where we can create, read, update and delete (crud) the employee info of a company. Based on just a database table, it explores and solves most of the major problems in web development architectural space. This open source starter kit extensively ......

The new release of Employee Info Starter Kit contains lots of exciting features available in Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.0. To get started with the new version, you will need less than 5 minutes. Minimum System Requirements Before getting started, please make sure you have installed Visual Studio 2010 RC (or higher) and Sql Server 2005 Express edition ......

Yesterday I’ve been informed that I’ve gained the Most Valuable Professional award again for next year, in ASP.NET category. This is the third time I have received this award, which is pretty exciting. Here is my MVP profile: https://mvp.support.microso... Special thanks to few Microsoft employees including Technical Fellow Brain ......

Thanks everybody who Participated in the event Microsoft Day @ Dhaka, held on 20 June 2009 at IDB Auditorium, Dhaka. It was an excellent gathering of 250+ professionals, specially developers in Bangladesh. Besides the knowledge sharing stuffs, the event was very successful to create a social gathering of technical professionals. I was really found it ......

Microsoft Community in Bangladesh proudly presents Microsoft Day @ Dhaka. This is a special day dedicated to all Microsoft technology professionals and students in Bangladesh. We will be having the best Microsoft community technologists from Bangladesh - Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) delivering sessions at the event. This technology marathon ......

Last month (May 2009) Microsoft has released its first beta for Visual Studio Team System 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 release, two of the most waited and wanted tools in developer community. From my point of view these two releases are going to be one of the most historical releases, as lots of really cool stuffs has been added with respect ......

Definition Aggregator Provider Pattern is an extension of Provider Pattern, which enables us to create and utilize multiple instance of the class having the same provider interface. In this pattern, there is an Aggregator class which implements the provider interface and contains a collection of instances of classes having the same provider interface. ......

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team System Test Edition provides a powerful platform to perform high volume load testing. It also provides high end flexibilities to write and utilize external plug-in for extended functionalities. Email Reporter: VSTS 2008 Load Test Plug-in enables users to send the load test reports to one or more pre-configured email addresses ......

Roy Osherove written an excellent ‘Restaurant’ analogy to explain the difference between unit tests and integration tests. This type of analogy really becomes lot helpful to understand the concepts that are similar to each other, but has significant difference as well as. In the world of testing, Smoke Testing, Sanity Testing and Regression Testing ......

ASP.NET Developers, Bangladesh is a group of professional developers, which focuses the latest development trends in ASP.NET and it’s related technologies. This professional group is member of INETA (International .NET Association) and Culminis. The previous group site address has been changed, as it was hosted at MSN group, which was closed from March ......

Software Designers often have to face a common decision factor, that whether they need to design automated test (unit test, integration test etc) infrastructure for data access layer code, specially when the data access layer codes are written using code generator tool. Basically the straight forward answer as ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ in this regard depends of ......

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System/Test Edition provides an excellent tool to perform web site load testing. Using this load testing tool, you can monitor and measure the site performance along with system status with respect to a given load/stress. Fortunately VSTS provides a support for wide range of performance counters, from web page request per ......

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System/Test Edition provides an excellent tool to perform web site load testing. Using this load testing tool, you can monitor and measure the site performance along with system status with respect to a given load/stress. Fortunately VSTS provides a support for wide range of performance counters, from web page request per ......

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 provides an excellent data synchronization tool, synchronize data and schema between two database. It saves lots of developer time to sync database objects. Among two possible synchronization techniques, VSTS 2008 uses the unidirectional synchronization technique. In this consideration, as safety measurement ......

Data or content synchronization is one of the classic problems in software world. It becomes very trivial point while working on software production, where production data and schema needs to be synchronized with live data and schema. Having some basic conceptual complexity, developers often get afraid to use any automated tool considering the risk ......

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