Designing complex workflow database for business applications

Overview This article covers how to design the database for the application that involves complex non-sequential workflows. This is a follow up post to my first article written on designing sequential workflow database for business applications. Description In this post, I chose simple task workflow that consists of three states – Ready, In Progress and … Continue reading Designing complex workflow database for business applications

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Solutions to common ASP.NET problems

Being an active participant in asp.net web forums, most of the time I see some common issues being raised by the developers. Some issues are within the ASP.NET (may or may not be documented) and some are just misconceptions. This post covers few among these issues based upon my experience. Fileupload control in ASP.NET AJAX … Continue reading Solutions to common ASP.NET problems

Designing sequential workflow database for business applications

Overview This article describes about an approach to design database for the objects which have sequential workflow in an application. Description In most of the business applications, we come across certain items which have a workflow defined in the system. For example, in e-commerce applications, orders have a workflow starting from placing the order till … Continue reading Designing sequential workflow database for business applications

Designing the folder structure of the ASP.NET web application

Overview This article describes an approach to design the folder structure of ASP.NET web application and utilize the default features provided by ASP.NET framework. Description Sometime ago I was working on a small web application which had limited business functionality. Below are the main points which had to be considered before starting with the coding. … Continue reading Designing the folder structure of the ASP.NET web application

Creating a new website programmatically on IIS using ASP.NET and C#

Overview This article describes how to create a new web site on IIS using ASP.NET and C#. Description Before going into the article, I just want to brief about the client requirement. It is a Content Management System which allows users to create new websites and host it on the server. Users can browse through … Continue reading Creating a new website programmatically on IIS using ASP.NET and C#