A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: SQL Network Interfaces, error: 26 – Error Locating Server/Instance Specified)  I got this error when… (0 comment)

List of interesting  tools / .net components. Visit  www.codeplex.com for more 🙂 DoddleReport will add automatic reporting (HTML/PDF/Excel/etc) for any LINQ Query, IEnumerable, DataTable or SharePoint List http://www.codeplex.com/doddlereport Open DBDiff is an open source database schema comparison tool for SQL Server 2005/2008. http://www.codeplex.com/OpenDBiff Map Report http://www.codeplex.com/MapReport Visual Studio 2008 XHTML 1.1 Templates http://www.codeplex.com/VSXHTML11Templates MultiMenu ASP.NET… (0 comment)

IE8 Beta 2 and Asp.net Menu Control rendering issues If your code works on IE 6,7 and Firefox even on chrome it may not work on IE8. The reason being Microsoft suddenly woke up and started to be strict with design and style standards. For styles not working the way it should or DHTML not appearing… (7 comments)

I found this Freebie (not great interface though) which helped me to cleanup my stylesheet. http://www.dotnetsurfers.com/Blog/ct.ashx?id=5eb69d72-b844-412a-9da2-ac8f21b5a714&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dotnetsurfers.com%2futils%2fcsscleaner.zip Word of caution By default this looks for .aspx,.ascx,.master files. So before removing the unused class, please search the entire solution to make sure you haven’t used them in code behind files. object.cssclass = “cssclassname” Happy Style Cleaning !… (0 comment)