Thursday, May 22, 2008

next article in Developing Facebook Application with FBML FBJS FQL and .NET series at CodeProject

see at Developing Facebook Application with .NET - part 2

next article in Developing Facebook Application with FBML FBJS FQL and .NET series

next article in Developing Facebook Application with FBML FBJS FQL and .NET series:


ASP.NET - using FBML Tabs - <fb-tabs/> and <fb:tab-item/> in ASP.NET

ASP.NET - using <fb:request-form/> in ASP.NET

ASP.NET - building Invite page with FBML multi friend selector from ASP.NET

access Facebook Data from ASP.NET (C#) using FQL and DirectFQLQuery()

ASP.NET - update Facebook user profile using SetFBML, <fb:subtitle/>, <fb:wide/> in ASP.NET

ASP.NET - update Facebook user profile using <fb:ref/>, SetRefHandle

ASP.NET - build scheduled updates for Facebook - "cron job" for Facebook using ASP.NET

ASP.NET - populate user profile mini-feed using PublishAction(), Feed.publishActionOfUser using ASP.NET

ASP.NET - handle Application unsintall/remove using Post Remove URL in ASP.NET

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Hubba-Hubba

hubbing at Siccolo Hub

Friday, February 1, 2008

How to Install Personal Security Certificate in C# compact framework using PFXIsPFXBlob(), CertAddCertificateContextToStore() functions

Access web service with required personal security certificate - using x509 PFX personal certificate - Install Personal Security Certificate in C# compact framework. :




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byte[] pfxData = GetFile(certificatePath);
...
CRYPT_DATA_BLOB pPFX = new CRYPT_DATA_BLOB();
pPFX.cbData = pfxData.Length;
pPFX.pbData = Marshal.AllocHGlobal(pfxData.Length);
Marshal.Copy(pfxData, 0, pPFX.pbData, pfxData.Length);
...
hMemStore = PFXImportCertStore(ref pPFX, password, CRYPT_USER_KEYSET);
...
cert_MY_store = CryptoAPI.CertOpenStore(new IntPtr(CERT_STORE_PROV_SYSTEM_W),
0,
IntPtr.Zero,
CERT_SYSTEM_STORE_CURRENT_USER,
"MY");

...
...
CertAddCertificateContextToStore(cert_MY_store,
hCertCntxt,
(int)CERT_STORE_ADD_REPLACE_EXISTING, IntPtr.Zero)




.NET Compact Framework Miscellaneous Development Tips...

Thursday, November 8, 2007

... more on using WMI - Windows Management Instrumentation

See how to build Network Browser by Using WMI to retrieve Domain Information, Enumerate Computers on Network with WMI - .NET allows to retrieve almost any information about local network by using WMI - Windows Management Instrumentation - service with ManagementObjectSearcher class and in conjunction with Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) - Active Directory hierarchy.


and also - How to check for Shared Open Files with WMI and Win32_ConnectionShare



WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) is a component of the Microsoft operating system that allows to monitor virtually every piece of the system (either locally or remotely) as well as control the windows operating system. Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is the infrastructure for management data and operations on Windows-based operating systems and can be used in all Windows-based applications, and is most useful in enterprise applications and administrative scripts.
WMI consists of several pieces that allow it to manage systems. All parts of the operating system are managed through COM by a provider that talks to WMI. WMI also has a repository and a Windows Management service that manages reading and writing information between the provider and the repository.



... and more .NET and SQL development articles on Siccolo - How to Articles on .NET, VB.NET, C#, SQL development you may find useful

Event Log Watcher Process - Export Event Log as RSS feed - Part II - using WMI - Win32_NTLogEvent - ManagementEventWatcher

See how to develop a simple applciation to "export" Windows Event Log Entries as RSS Feeds using WMI - Windows Management Instrumentation - with Win32_NTLogEvent - ManagementEventWatcher at Siccolo Articles - Build Windows Event Log Watcher Service Process to Export Event Log Entries as RSS feed using Windows Management Instrumentation - with Win32_NTLogEvent - ManagementEventWatcher

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

.... more on MS CRM customization - Adding Custom Report to CRM

New article on how to add your own custom report to CRM reports - using grid_data_reports.aspx - see How to customize MS CRM at Siccolo articles

more articles at Siccolo Articles

Thursday, August 30, 2007

using SQL OLE Automation

Siccolo articles and samples on how to use SQL OLE Automation methods to work with MS Excel and MS Word at:


How to print a document from SQL stored procedure


How to convert Excel file into Table using OLE Automation

more articles at Siccolo Articles

Microsoft CRM Customization - Import Leads records from Excel into CRM via Email

New article on how to setup a process to allow users to upload Leads records from Excel file into CRM database - see How to customize MS CRM at Siccolo articles


more articles at Siccolo Articles

Friday, August 24, 2007

Format to "Currency" with SQL

see it at Siccolo Articles - How to Create SQL Function To Format To Currency

Siccolo Web Client for Mobile devices - for PocketPC, SmartPhone, Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, Symbian!

Siccolo Web Client for PocketPC, SmartPhone, Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, Symbian helps MS SQL Server professionals save time and increase their productivity by utilizing a more efficient approach to database management - use their Mobile device while sipping margarita on the beach. Siccolo Web Client for PocketPC, SmartPhone, Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, Symbian extends support from mobile devices for Microsoft SQL Servers, enables database administrators to manage their SQL Server environments using a Mobile device, assures the availability of MS SQL Servers 24 X 7. Siccolo Web Client for PocketPC, SmartPhone, Blackberry, iPhone, Palm, Symbian allows to be mobile with Siccolo Mobile Management Tool! Engineered to help you extend your support for mobile devices.

Thursday, August 9, 2007

Create Animated GIF right on windows mobile Smartphone!

Giffy for Smartphone (Based on Windows Mobile 5) allows to create Animated GIF right on users windows mobile based Smartphone!

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Create Animated GIF right on PocketPC!

Giffy for PocketPC (Based on Windows Mobile 5) allows to create Animated GIF right on users PocketPC!

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

and now Siccolo for SmartPhones - SiccoloSP - coming to a phone near you!

Wanna manage your favorite SQL Server while sitting on a beach from your SmartPhone? - then SiccoloSP is for you! - view SiccoloSP screen-shots

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Siccolo - SQL Server management tool w/ administration capabilities and ...

Siccolo helps MS SQL Server professionals save time and increase their productivity by utilizing a more efficient approach to database management - use their Windows Mobile empowered device while sipping margarita on the beach.



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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Siccolo - SQL Server management tool w/ administration capabilities and ...

Siccolo helps MS SQL Server professionals save time and increase their productivity by utilizing a more efficient approach to database management - use their Windows Mobile empowered device while sipping margarita on the beach.

Siccolo - SQL Server Management Tool For Mobile Devices is packed with built-in functionality and tools.

Siccolo delivers a rich set of management tools for both DBAs and sys admins.
SQL Server management has always been an area of DBA concern. The new Management Tool For Mobile Devices - Siccolo - has simple "Enterprise Manager" and the "Query Analyzer".

Siccolo is a management tool for the MS SQL Server with administration capabilities and a database query tool. The administration features provide users the ability to browse database structures. An integrated query tool allows users to quickly create, edit and execute SQL queries and scripts. Siccolo also provides an export tool to allow users to easily save and email execution results.

Siccolo helps database professionals save time and increase their productivity by utilizing a more efficient approach to database management - use their Windows Mobile empowered device while sipping margarita on the beach

For increased security, Siccolo is configured to run under SSL with IIS authentication.

    Siccolo features are:
  • Run SQL Query window (with semi-automated Insert/Update/Delete/Select Statements)

    Open/Save SQL Scripts in multiple tabs
    Save/Email results

  • Explore SQL Server
    Browse databases and database objects (tables/views/stored procedures)
    Browse/Manage SQL Server jobs
    Browse/Manage windows services (start/stop)
    View event logs (Application, System)

  • Manage SQL Server - restart MS SQL Server service and SQL Agent

...and more to come...future versions will include Backup and Restore...

see Siccolo screenshots


email me at siccolo_mobile_management@yahoo.com for more info

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Stay warm and...

Somewhere, somehow got cold this February. but! not to worry - with a shot of B12 from Baltimore Clarity MediSpa - was back in business in no time. So, keep your servers healthy using Free Management Tool For SQL Servers - Siccolo.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Siccolo mobile management tool - Free Management Tool For SQL Server(s!)

Engineered to help you extend your support from mobile devices for Microsoft SQL Servers, Siccolo mobile management tool is a portable administration tool for Microsoft SQL Server.
It enables database administrators to manage their SQL Server environments
using a Windows Mobile device such as a cell phone or PDA.
Easy to install and use, Siccolo mobile management tool helps database administrators to assure the availability of their SQL Servers 24 X 7 no matter where they are.
Siccolo mobile management tool for Microsoft SQL Server allows database administrators to "stay in touch" with their SQL Servers no matter where they are - right from the palm of the hand.
Siccolo mobile management tool helps database administrators be more productive by giving them information on what is going on at all times.
Siccolo mobile management tool is able to provide database administrators with flexibility, convenience, and the ability to act quickly to ensure that SQL Servers perform without problems.
And Best of all it's Free!