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Windows 10 Developer Resources

With the launch of Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015, developers around the world are becoming very excited about writing apps on the Windows Universal Platform.  To help with this growing need, Microsoft has provided a variety of free online resources:

Developer Tools Download: https://www.visualstudio.com/?Wt.mc_id=DX_MVP5000378
What’s New for Developers in Windows 10: https://dev.windows.com/en-us/getstarted/whats-new-windows-10/?Wt.mc_ic=DX_MVP5000378
Get Started: https://dev.windows.com/en-us/getstarted/?Wt.mc_ic=DX_MVP5000378
Design: https://dev.windows.com/en-us/design/?Wt.mc_ic=DX_MVP5000378
Develop: https://dev.windows.com/en-us/develop/?Wt.mc_ic=DX_MVP5000378
Publish: https://dev.windows.com/en-us/publish/?Wt.mc_ic=DX_MVP5000378
Windows 10 courses on MVA: https://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/en-US/training-courses/getting-started-with-windows-10-for-it-professionals-10629/?Wt.mc_ic=DX_MVP5000378
Channel 9: https://channel9.msdn.com/windows/?Wt.mc_ic=DX_MVP5000378

Net-related events in the Cleveland area and Midwest region

Listed below are .Net-related events happening in the Cleveland area and Midwest region for June... and beyond:

.Net-related User Groups:
June 4: ON SQL User Group (www.ohionorthsqlserverug.org)
June 10: Cleveland .NET User Group (www.bennettadelson.com/ComingEvents.aspx)  
June 17: Cleveland WPF User Group (www.ClevelandWPF.info
June 18: Hudson Software Craftsmanship (http://hudsonsc.com)
June 24: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (www.clevelanddotnet.info
June 25: SharePoint User’s Group (www.sharepointCleveland.com)   

Regional Events:
June 4: Security Summit (https://www.informationsecuritysummit.org/)
June 13: Cleveland SharePoint Golf Outing (http://www.sharepointcleveland.com/default.aspx)
June 13-15: Circle City Con (http://www.circlecitycon.com/)
June 14: SQL Saturday #299 (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/299/eventhome.aspx)

July 11-12: CodeStock (http://www.codestock.org/)
July 18: Cleveland GiveCamp: (http://clevelandgivecamp.org/)

August 11-13: "That Conference&quo…

Visual Studio “14” CTP released

On June 3, 2014, Microsoft released Visual Studio “14” CTP (Community Technology Preview).  Listed below are some useful links relating to this release:

Downloads: Download the Visual Studio “14” CTP (also available on MSDN subscriber downloads). Alternatively, save some time and use the provided VM in Azure.
Blogs & Release Notes: Read announcements by Soma & Brian. Check out the team blogs, including Visual Studio, Web Dev (web tooling), Web Dev (ASP.NET vNext), Entity Framework, C#, VB, and C++. See the Visual Studio “14” CTP release notes for a list of new features. Discuss on Facebook & Twitter.
Known Issues: This release should be installed in a test environment, such as a VM or a clean machine. Do not install on a machine with another version of Visual Studio installed. For other known issues, please see the Visual Studio “14” CTP KB.
Feedback: Submit bugs through Connect, suggestions on UserVoice and quick thoughts through Send-a-Smile in the Visual Studio IDE.

Local & Regional October Events

Local Events
10/1: ON SQL User Group (www.ohionorthsqlserverug.org)
10/8: Cleveland .NET User Group (www.bennettadelson.com/ComingEvents.aspx
10/10: Cleveland Riak (http://www.meetup.com/Cleveland-Riak)
10/12: Techie Family Meet & Play (http://www.meetup.com/UX-Akron/events/141530432/)
10/15: Cleveland WPF User Group (www.ClevelandWPF.info
10/16: Software Engineering 101 (https://swe101october2013.eventbrite.com/)
10/16: Hudson Software Craftsmanship (http://hudsonsc.com
10/22: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (www.clevelanddotnet.info
11/22: Build Highlights (https://msevents.microsoft.com)
12/4: Monetization of Real-World Windows Apps (https://msevents.microsoft.com)

Regional Events
10/23: Azure Dev Camp – Columbus, OH (https://msevents.microsoft.com/)
11/2: CODODN – (http://cododn.azurewebsites.net)
11/2: SQL Saturday: Kalamazoo, MI (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/256/eventhome.aspx)
11/9: Raleigh Code Camp (http://codecamp.org/)
11/20: Windows 8 & Windows Phone Hands-on-Lab …

Object reference not set to an instance of an object when using HTMLEditorExtender

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Question: While working on an AJAX-enabled application, I got "Object reference not set to an instance of an object when using HTMLEditorExtender". How do I fix this?



Answer: Add a register page directive referencing the AjaxControlToolKit. This is in addition to the steps mentioned at http://www.asp.net/ajaxLibrary/AjaxControlToolkitSampleSite/HTMLEditorExtender/HTMLEditorExtender.aspx

July 2013 Local and Regional Events

Local Events
7/2: ON SQL User Group (www.ohionorthsqlserverug.org)
7/9: Cleveland .NET User Group (www.bennettadelson.com/ComingEvents.aspx)
7/16: Cleveland WPF User Group (www.ClevelandWPF.info)
7/17: Hudson Software Craftsmanship Group (hudsonsc.com)
7/23: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (www.clevelanddotnet.info)
7/24: Cleveland SharePoint User’s Group (www.sharepointCleveland.com)


Regional Events
7/12-13: Codestock – Knoxville, TN (http://codestock.org)
7/19-21: Cleveland GiveCamp – Cleveland, OH (http://clevelandgivecamp.org/)
8/12-14: That Conference-Wisonsin Dells, WI (http://www.thatconference.com/)
8/28-30: DevLink - Chattanooga, TN (http://www.devlink.net)
8/30: CloudDevelop – Columbus, OH (http://www.clouddevelop.org/)
9/15: SQL Saturday – Pittsburgh, PA (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/250/eventhome.aspx)

June 2013 Local and Regional Events

Local Events
6/4: ON SQL User Group (www.ohionorthsqlserverug.org)
6/11: Cleveland .NET User Group (ww.bennettadelson.com/ComingEvents.aspx)
6/14: CLE SharePoint Golf Outing: (http://clesharepointgolfouting.eventbrite.com/#)
6/15: Web SIG: Intro to HTML5 (http://www.gcpcug.org/websig)
6/18: Cleveland WPF User Group (www.ClevelandWPF.info)
6/19: Hudson Software Craftsmanship (hudsonsc.com)
6/25: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (www.clevelanddotnet.info)
6/26: SharePoint User’s Group (www.sharepointCleveland.com)


Regional Events
6/1: Pittsburgh Tech Fest (http://pghtechfest.com/)
6/8: SQL Saturday – Columbus (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/217/eventhome.aspx)
7/12-13: Codestock – Knoxville, TN (http://codestock.org)
8/12-14: That Conference - Wisonsin Dells, WI (http://www.thatconference.com/)
8/28-30: DevLink - Chattanooga, TN (http://www.devlink.net)