How to install .Net Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2

You may experiencing trouble installing .Net Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2 using “Add Rules/Features”

If you’re trying to install SQL Server 2012, you may receiving the following error:

“Error while enabling windows feature: NetFx3″

You will face the same error […]

SharePoint 2010 Config wizard Failed : could not find stored procedure sp_dboption



Exception: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Could not find stored procedure ‘sp_dboption’.

at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.OnError(SqlException exception, Boolean breakConnection)

at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.ThrowExceptionAndWarning(TdsParserStateObject stateObj)

at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.Run(RunBehavior runBehavior, SqlCommand cmdHandler, SqlDataReader dataStream, BulkCopySimpleResultSet bulkCopyHandler, TdsParserStateObject stateObj)

at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.FinishExecuteReader(SqlDataReader ds, RunBehavior runBehavior, String resetOptionsString)

at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReaderTds(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, Boolean async)

at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteReader(CommandBehavior cmdBehavior, RunBehavior runBehavior, Boolean returnStream, String method, […]

Trouble-shooting Tip For Angular Directives (Or, Learning To Love Hyphens All Over Again)

I have a couple of apps that make $http.get() calls and I wanted to be able to show a nicely formatted error message with ugly error details hidden, but accessible.  Basically, this:

And then if the user clicks on the error, they see more info:

Simple stuff.  Since the exact same potential error can appear in the […]

IE9 Really Doesn’t Like It When You Take A Shortcut With Your <span> Tags

I’ve fallen into a bad habit of using Chrome all the time.  It’s “bad” because the stuff I develop really needs to run on a lot of other web browsers, including, sadly IE8.  My work laptop has IE9 standard for whatever reason) and I was just doing a quick check to see what things looked […]

Update URL After cloning Server in SharePoint

This would be very common scenario most of us bump into. You may need to clone your Web Front End to host it in different environment. After restoring the cloned instance you may find your new server refers to the old server name. Quick and easy way to…