Visual Studio Spell Checker - A couple of years ago, I had to create an application for a German company. Along with using localisation to create the German/English translation, spell checking that sucker was a challenge.
There were well over a few hundred text strings and many of these were stored
Existing Data - LightSwitch has shown us this week how easy it is to create a fully data aware application in a very short amount of time and with minimal developer effort. But what about adding existing data?
I received a message from a reader in Johannesburg this week. His company
LightSwitch Themes - One of the most pivotal moments for me during my LightSwitch adventures were themes. If you have been following the previous articles, you will know that LightSwitch brings exceptional ease of use to your development repertoire.
One of the most confining areas of an application is the look
LightSwitch Data - If you have followed the previous two articles I wrote (Visual Studio LightSwitch - True Power Lies In Simplicity and Extending LightSwitch – Deeper Down The Rabbit Hole), you will by now know that our little application is becoming more sophisticated and feature rich.
I have to hasten
Extending LightSwitch - In my previous post Visual Studio LightSwitch – True Power Lies In Simplicity, I showed how easy and quick it was to create a fully functional, data aware Windows Form. If you haven't read the previous post, go check it out.
In this post however, I want to take it
Visual Studio LightSwitch - If I had to ask you to write an application that just needs to record basic member details (Name, Last Name, Telephone, Address and Image), how long do you think that will take you to do? Can you give me a ball park figure on the
Essential Studio - As a Software Developer, it is really difficult to make your application stand out from the rest. It needs a definite edge or left hook as it were to differentiate it.
It is especially hard if you are writing your own salary at the end of the day. Your
Conflicted suo files are the bane of every developer's existence. I have been using SVN as my code repository for years now. I must admit that I probably don't know it as well as I should. Unfortunately I know it as well as I need to, which is a totally
A little while ago, I wrote a post called Visual Studio 2012 Tips Part 1 – PowerPoint Storyboarding in which I discussed creating StoryBoards with the PowerPoint add-in that comes with Visual Studio Premium and Ultimate.
It helps you design your application's interface and allows rudimentary interactivity through the use of hyperlinks between the slides.
When I started programming as a career, I did so in VB.NET. It was my preferred language of choice and I never thought of trying C#. When I changed jobs back in 2007, I forced myself to take a leap of faith and use C# exclusively. 1713