Application Displaying Different Data To What’s In Database


You are providing technical support to an end user, and uninstall the application, then remove the old database. Finally you install a new version of the software. But it is picking up the old data. The probable cause is that Microsoft has put the database in the Microsoft Virtual Store folder location. This folder location can … More Application Displaying Different Data To What’s In Database

Muddle Puzzle


Last year I set myself a challenge to see if I could write a game in Unity, and sell it. So I decided to write a small sliding puzzle game called Muddle Puzzle. I used the professional version of Unity 5.3.x, Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition and C#. It was an interesting experience, and now … More Muddle Puzzle

Tesla Themes


If you use WordPress and are looking for some great themes, then a company called Tesla Themes provides beautiful, modern WordPress themes with clean design, powerful features and great support. They also have an affiliate scheme that provides you with revenue generating links to their website. Tesla Themes provides Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, and Authorize.NET payment methods. There … More Tesla Themes

Xna 4.0 Game Development by Example: Beginner’s Guide


XNA 4.0 Game Development By Example authored by Kurt Jaegers is an excellent book for anyone who wants to learn XNA 4.0 games development. As you work through the book you develop some games including Flood Control, Astroid Belt Assault, Robot Rampage, and Gemstone Hunter. This book comes in two versions one for Visual Basic … More Xna 4.0 Game Development by Example: Beginner’s Guide

Specialist Computer Bookshop


A new bookshop called Allsoft Books has been released that specialises in computer books. The main categories are new books, project management, business analysis, data analysis, databases, programming, computing & mathematics, penetration testing, and server administration.

Silverlight UserControl Binding to Object Properties


On your main user control create a member variable for your object. Your object will need to implement the INotifyPropertyChanged interface. In your constructor, set the data context to the member variable. Your child user control will need to provide a dependency property and implement the INotifyPropertyChanged interface. Place your child user control on to … More Silverlight UserControl Binding to Object Properties

Silverlight UserControl Type Not Defined Exception


I have had a really frustrating day and a half trying to get a Silverlight UserControl to work in another project of mine. The solution consists of an ASP.NET website with domainservices made available to a number of Silverlight applications. The Silverlight UserControl was properly namespaced, inline with all the other projects. But could I … More Silverlight UserControl Type Not Defined Exception

Silverlight with WCF Services and SQL LocalDB Development and Deployment using CassiniDev.


Problem: You are required to deploy a Silverlight application that accesses a database via WCF Services onto a standalone computer that does not have IIS, IIS Express, or SQL Server Express installed.  Your end users are people with very limited or no real technical background that find even simple day-to-day IT tasks difficult. What database … More Silverlight with WCF Services and SQL LocalDB Development and Deployment using CassiniDev.