Showing posts with label Visual Studio. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Visual Studio. Show all posts

Friday, May 16, 2014

How to connect to database using Server Explorer in Visual Studio

Steps to connect to your database using Server Explorer in Visual Studio
  • Open Visual Studio, Select ViewServer Explorer
  • Right Click on Data Connections and select Add Connection...
If you are not connected to a database from Server Explorer then you will need to select Microsoft Server as the data source.

You can connect to either localDb((localdb)\v11.0) or SQL Express (./SQLEXPRESS), In my case I am connecting to SQLEXPRESS which is hosted my machine(MYNA) so the name will be “MYNA\SQLEXPRESS” and then select your existing database or you can define new database which will get created.

Once you are done , You can check the database in the Server Explorer 

What is NuGet and how to install it on Visual Studio 2013

NuGet is the package manager for the Microsoft development platform including .NET. The NuGet client tools provide the ability to produce and consume packages. The NuGet Gallery is the central package repository used by all package authors and consumers.

How to install NuGet using Visual Studio Extension Manager :
  • Open Visual Studio, Click Tools and then Extension Manager.
  • Navigate to Online, Find NuGet Manager Extension and click Download
  • In the Installer dialog box, click Install.
  • When installation is complete, close and re-open Visual Studio.

NuGet is now ready to use.

How TOPT Works: Generating OTPs Without Internet Connection

Introduction Have you ever wondered how authentication apps like RSA Authenticator generate One-Time Passwords (OTPs) without requiring an i...