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Suprotim Agarwal, MCSD, MCAD, MCDBA, MCSE, is the founder of DotNetCurry, DNC Magazine for Developers, SQLServerCurry and DevCurry. He has also authored a couple of books 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls and a new one recently at The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook.

Suprotim has received the prestigious Microsoft MVP award for nine times in a row now. In a professional capacity, he is the CEO of A2Z Knowledge Visuals Pvt Ltd, a digital group that represents premium web sites and digital publications comprising of Professional web, windows, mobile and cloud developers, technical managers, and architects.

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Suprotim Agarwal has written 381 articles, which have been read 44504808 times.
Abstract: We are thrilled to have Eric Lippert to talk to us once again in our 4th Anniversary edition of the DNC Magazine.
Abstract: Test your C# Basics around variables, types and operators. Post your answers in the comments section
Abstract: Some jQuery code snippets that will be useful while working with HTML Tables.
Abstract: jQuery Event handling has evolved over time and there are new ways to add and remove events to elements. We will understand jQuery event handling and the difference between bind, live, delegate and on
Abstract: To Select or Deselect Checkboxes using jQuery, all you need to do is use the prop() method along with the change event to achieve the requirement in a couple of lines of code.
Abstract: A list of tutorials to learn ASP.NET 5, Web API, MVC 6, MVC with JavaScript frameworks and SharePoint
Abstract: A compilation of our best Visual Studio 2015, Windows Azure with MVC, C#, Software Gardening, Design Patterns, WPF and UWP articles authored in 2015.
Abstract: A list of tutorials to learn Node.js, EcmaScript 6 (ES6), jQuery, AngularJS, and HTML5.
Abstract: Create a Nested TreeView in jQuery which auto collapses and comes with Expand Collapse Icons
Abstract: Build a Nested TreeView in jQuery Tree which can be nested to any level
Abstract: Use jQuery to traverse all of the values in a HTML table column, convert the values to numbers, and then sum the values.
Abstract: Mustache.js is a logic-less templating library, which supports the philosophy of little or no logic in your HTML templates. We will see a simple example of using this library to read a JSON file.
Abstract: Using Google Charts API to draw interactive 2D and 3D HTML5 charts
Abstract: Using Twitter Bootstrap and jQuery to create an Image Carousel with Responsive Design
Abstract: Checkboxes and RadioButton’s are one of the most frequently used Controls in any HTML form. This article will demonstrate how to use jQuery to perform common operations with these controls.
Abstract: Common Operations using jQuery Input (TextBox) control with performance tips
Abstract: Using jQuery and jQuery UI, we will first bind a textbox autocomplete widget to a remote datasource.
Abstract: Use jQuery to show hide columns depending on the checkbox you selected. We will also see how to show hide columns using header index.
Abstract: Learn how to customize the jQuery UI Tab Widget to suit your website requirements.
Abstract: Use jQuery to create a Running Counter on your website to show a countdown to an event.
Abstract: Submit a form programmatically using jQuery Ajax. We will also filter empty form fields From submitting.
Abstract: This article shows how to use jQuery to build a notification in your Website. You will also learn how to give your visitors the option to permanently close the notification using cookies.
Abstract: Simple examples of consuming JSON and JSONP from a local and remote server, clearing some concepts along the way.
Abstract: A quick look at Ajax and also explore Ajax, the jQuery way.
Abstract: A quick introduction to jQuery and jQuery UI for beginners. If you are already using jQuery, use this article to foster your basic knowledge of jQuery.
Abstract: This article demonstrates how to use jQuery and Globalize.js to represent a number in textbox depending on the user' culture.
Abstract: Every jQuery developer must know these tips shared in this article while working on their projects and websites.
Abstract: With the jQuery Boilerplate Plugin and some simple guidelines, we all can build simple to very complex and structured plugins in no time. This article shows you how to create your first jQuery plugin.
Abstract: This article demonstrates how to use jQuery to move items from one multi select list to another.
Abstract: In this article, we will explore how to create timer based animations using jQuery.
Abstract: This jQuery cookbook covers the latest jQuery v1.11.1 or 2.1 and jQuery UI 1.11.2 versions and contains 120+ practical jQuery recipes (about 70 Recipes and 50+ sub-recipes) you can use in your websites and projects right away. Each recipe includes working code, a live demo and a discussion on why and how the solution works. This eBook is available in PDF, .ePub and .mobi formats.
Abstract: The DotNetCurry (DNC) Magazine is a Free bi-monthly .NET magazine. This post contains some frequently asked question and answers to enhance your reading experience.
Abstract: Use jQuery Deferred and Promise to chain multiple AJAX Requests and execute them asynchronously.
Abstract: This article discusses some benefits of CDN, some fallback options, caveats and best practices to follow.
Abstract: This article demonstrates how to extend the jQuery UI Accordion by creating resizable panels.
Abstract: The tools for Parallel debugging in Visual Studio 2012/2013 are pretty awesome. Find out how!
Abstract: Performance Test your jQuery Selectors using the jsPerf online tool.
Abstract: Set up NUnit in ASP.NET MVC and use the integration points in Visual Studio to integrate NUnit Test Cases
Abstract: This article talks about creating Custom Action Filters in ASP.NET MVC
Abstract: Learn how to use Custom RouteBase class in ASP.NET MVC to manipulate incoming and outgoing URLs based on specific relation and criteria.
Abstract: Introduction of ASP.NET Web API before exploring custom Media Formatters in Web API and how to build one for ourselves.
Abstract: Some performance tips and best practices while manipulating HTML Tables in jQuery
Abstract: Some common questions that arise when seasoned WebForms developers tread in ASP.NET MVC, for the first time. It’s not an ASP.NET MVC vs. WebForms article, but rather focuses on what’s different and how.
Abstract: Async and performance are often a considered to go hand in hand because performance is bracketed with scaling. Today we explore the differences and see how to best leverage async operations to gain performance and build an ASP.NET MVC Web API Application that scales better.
Abstract: This article uses ASP.NET Web API and Knockout JS to implement Templating and Data Binding and applies it to a common Line of Business application requirement – Paging and Sorting a Grid
Abstract: Part 2 of the introductory KnockoutJS & ASP.NET MVC Article. We look back at the suggestions we received in the comments of that article and answer these questions and see alternate techniques of doing things
Abstract: Continuing with the Entity Framework 6 what’s new series we look at two more new features, that is DB Logging and Mapping to Stored Procedures.
Abstract: Entity Framework 6 (currently in Beta) amongst some shiny new features contains an enhancement that helps you customize Code First Conventions
Abstract: In this Knockoutjs + ASP.NET MVC post we take a look at the slight mind shift that ASP.NET MVC developers working on JavaScript and jQuery face when they first start using KnockoutJS. We use the new and shiny Visual Studio 2013 Preview with it’s glorious code highlighting and formatting support for Knockout Syntax
Abstract: A quick look at how asynchronous support is permeating though the entire Web Stack in ASP.NET vNext and that includes WebForms too!
Abstract: A quick peek at the new and shiny Security model in the upcoming ASP.NET vNext. We use the new Claims Based Authentication system and create a ASP.NET Web API 2.0 sample app that uses Twitter as the external Authentication Service.
Abstract: Today we will validate data being passed into our ASP.NET Web API service and review some gotchas that can catch us unawares
Abstract: Today we explore the Glimpse package that helps you look at the internal working of your ASP.NET Web Application, in the browser.
Abstract: A refresher course on MVC, the origins, evolution and current state of ASP.NET MVC
Abstract: WebAPI 2.0 has built in support for Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS). Today we see what it takes to enable CORS support in the upcoming Web API 2.0 release. Along the way we create a Project template for Web API 2.0 that can be used in Visual Studio 2012
Abstract: A quick overview of the new features in Visual Studio 2013 (Preview) for Web Developers. We also take a peek at Mads Kristensen’s excellent Visual Studio plugin - Web Essentials.
Abstract: A quick walkthrough of the Crank utility used by the SignalR team to generate load for their Test Harness Project
Abstract: Measure a SignalR application’s performance using some monitoring tools when hosted on IIS/IIS Express
Abstract: The infinite scroll pattern is simply a different kind of pagination. In this article, we will see how to implement an infinite scroll using ASP.NET WebAPI, KnockoutJS and jQuery
Abstract: This article explores the newly released Sitefinity 6.0 ASP.NET CMS and how can we use it to create Responsive Mobile Sites and Mobile Apps
Abstract: A mashup demonstrating simultaneous editing of a Data element in a ASP.NET MVC 4 app using Hot Towel SPA template, SignalR and the Diff-Match-Patch JavaScript library.
Abstract: A quick refresher of how to deploy ASP.NET MVC sites to IIS using Web Deployment Wizard and use the IIS request monitoring tool to nail down slow requests
Abstract: Azure Virtual Machines are mighty useful to quickly setup and scale infrastructure. Today we’ll see how to create VMs in Azure and host a Sample WCF Service on it.
Abstract: Access Blob contents selectively by using a built in mechanism in Azure Storage referred to as Shared Access Signatures. We will create an ASP.NET MVC application for our demo.
Abstract: In this article, we will use a bunch of familiar technologies to build a nice little image hosting application. We will build an ASP.NET MVC app that uses Azure Blob Storage for hosting the images. The MVC app can be easily hosted on Azure Website (not demoed here). Idea is to see multiple technologies that we have seen working in samples work together in a slightly bigger scenario.
Abstract: An introduction to Web API’s Custom Assembly Resolver feature that enables you to add Controller libraries dynamically at run time. To add some pizazz, we generate the entire Controller on the fly and see how we can access it from a Web API Client.
Abstract: A walkthrough of how to sign up with MongoHQ to setup a MongoDB database and then connect to it from an ASP.NET Web API application.
Abstract: This article gives us an overview of how to host Web API services without IIS using it’s built in Self Hosting capabilities. Along the way we build a plain vanilla html client to consume our service as well.
Abstract: Profiling MVC production code at runtime can often be tough, messy and a performance hog. MiniProfiler created by the Stack Exchange team is an easy-to-setup-and-use profiling library for ASP.NET MVC and Entity Framework.
Abstract: Demo showing how to send files ‘chunked’ to an ASP.NET MVC Web Application which in turn stores the files in Azure Blob storage.
Abstract: This article demonstrates how to do Chunked File Uploads to Azure Storage from an ASP.NET MVC application
Abstract: Build an ASP.NET MVC 4 application that uploads multiple files to Azure Cloud Storage, get the list of items in storage and have a rudimentary view of the files.
Abstract: Use ASP.NET MVC's AntiResourceForgery token mechanism and extend it to Web API via a delegating handler to prevent CSRF attacks
Abstract: Today, we will look at the Lifecycle of an ASP.NET Web API message as it travels from the server to the client via the HttpRequest and back via the HttpResponse
Abstract: The Code Map and Debugger Integration in Visual Studio 2012 can add a lot of value in large sized projects with plenty of legacy code and sparse documentation. This article explore these new features.
Abstract: Host an ASP.NET MVC Web Application on Azure WebSites for free and use a SQL Backing Store that you are not paying for separately
Abstract: Explore how to deploy our own ASP.NET WebSite in Visual Studio, using the Git plugin to commit the code to Git and see how we can connect Windows Azure to our repository
Abstract: With the release version of Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 out, let's get our hands dirty exploring the Git integration in Visual Studio
Abstract: If you already have an existing ASP.NET MVC Site and you would like to add seamless transition between Mobile and Non-Mobile views, you can easily accomplish it with the help of the built in Mvc.Mobile package. This article demonstrates the technique to do so
Abstract: This article builds up on our previous data binding article using KnockoutJS and Web API and uses the Protected Observable plugin which gives us a fine grained control over data that's transmitted to the server
Abstract: This article demonstrates how Knockout takes client-side interactivity to a new level. Combined with ASP.NET Web API, it forms a nice Client-Server tango for creating rich and interactive web applications
Abstract: In this article, we will look at current state of affairs for an ASP.NET Web Developer using Visual Studio 2012 as well as how community extensions add valuable features to Visual Studio seamlessly
Abstract: This article demonstrates how to use Facebook Authentication for your ASP.NET MVC Web Application
Abstract: As we bid 2012 good bye, we leave you with a handpicked DNC’s Best of 2012 list.
Abstract: This article demonstrates how to create an animated Bar Chart on the HTML5 Canvas using a little bit of JavaScript and a little bit of imagination
Abstract: DotNetCurry Completes 5 Years today. Participate in our celebrations this entire month and win .NET Products, Books and Training. There are 40 prizes to be given away and the participation is so easy.
Abstract: The Microsoft Chart Controls for .NET Framework allows you create simple, feature rich and attractive 2D and 3D charts for web (ASP.NET) and windows applications (WinForms).
Abstract: In this article we will see how to bind an Entity Framework model that has been created in a different project, to an ASP.NET GridView.
Abstract: In ASP.NET 4.0, Microsoft has given developers the control to render client side ID of Server controls, by introducing a new property called ‘ClientIDMode’. In this article, we will explore this property.
Abstract: The Canvas element is an HTML tag that you can embed inside an HTML document, for the purpose of drawing graphics, via a JavaScript API. In this article, we will see how to use the HTML 5 canvas element to rotate an Image served by the ASP.NET Image Control.
Abstract: In this article we will see how to encode video files and add Markers and Thumbnails using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4.0. After encoding the media, we will use it an ASP.NET web site.
Abstract: In this article, we will see how to use the Windows Server AppFabric to monitor WCF and WF Services, for effective application management.
Abstract: In this article, we will see how to configure Secure Socket Layer (SSL) in IIS 7.x.
Abstract: In this article, I will share 10 random Visual Studio 2010 Tips you probably did not know about. Most of them work with Visual Studio 2008 too!
Abstract: jQuery supports a large subset of selectors defined by the CSS3 Selectors draft standard. Additionally it also contains some very useful pseudo classes (similar to :first-child, :hover etc). Due to its extensible framework, the best part is that jQuery lets you create and define your own custom selectors with ease. In this article, we will learn how to create our own custom selector that identifies all the mailto: links on a page
Abstract: In LINQ, queries have two different behaviors of execution: immediate and deferred. In this article, we will take a quick overview of how Deferred query execution and Immediate Query Execution works in LINQ
Abstract: As a developer who has been developing data oriented .NET applications for over a decade now, I have become a strong believer of the fact that a developer’s knowledge is incomplete, without having knowledge of the database and network he/she is interacting with. In this article, I will be sharing 25 T-SQL Scripts and Tutorials from my blog that I feel would be useful for a developer creating .NET Centric Database Solutions.
Abstract: In this article, we will see how to enumerate a HashTable using an IDictionaryEnumerator.
Abstract: The life cycle of an ASP.NET application starts with a request sent by a browser to the Web server like IIS. If you are an ASP.NET developer who creates modules and handlers, it’s important to understand the the HTTP Request Lifecycle in IIS. This article will give you an overview of the order of events fired in the Request Life Cycle in IIS pipeline
Abstract: Here are some random ASP.NET tips and tutorials you will find useful
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