Monthly Archives: October 2014

Source Code Readability Tips

I was reading the article Source Code Readability Tips http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dn802600.aspx and saw the code   var min = Int32.MaxValue;   By looking at var, is this var an int? Is this var an Int32 or something else?   So I … Continue reading

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Working ASP.NET sample for VS 14 CTP 4 TailspinSpyworks

Beside those sample applications I blog in the articles The TailspinSpyworks is another application that you can run in VS 14 CTP 4 and it has been working since Visual Studio 2010 for me. The only trick that I always … Continue reading

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Write XML Tree to XML file (LINQ to XML) with sub child

In my article Write XML Tree to XML file (LINQ to XML) https://chanmingman.wordpress.com/2012/07/21/write-xml-tree-to-xml-file-linq-to-xml/ the XElement tree only has on level. In this sample, I added another level to the tree.   class Program   {     static void Main(string[] args) … Continue reading

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Free ebook: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms, Preview Edition

Download the free book from http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2014/10/08/free-ebook-creating-mobile-apps-with-xamarin-forms-preview-edition.aspx?loc=zatfz_zTS1z&prod=zWPz&tech=zOtScenz&lang=zCSz_zXMLz&prog=zPressz&type=zBlz&country=zUSz. Remember, Xamarin is not a free tool even the book is free.

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7-zip or Winrar

In layman term, I have a folder with 4.76 GB, 19,875 files, and 3,803 folders. Using 7-zip version 9.2 I zipped into 2.2 GB. Using Winrar 5.11 I zipped into 2 GB. Will I choose 7-zip or Winrar? Well, it … Continue reading

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Bing Map SDK for Windows 8.1 will not work for VS 14 CTP 4

Don’t spend your time if you are thinking to run Bing Map in VS 14 CTP 4 at this moment.  

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ASP.NET samples that run in Visual Studio 14 CTP 4

So far I have tried 3 samples. I am running Visual Studio 14 CTP 4 in Windows 10. 1. The Wingtip Toys run without doing anything http://www.asp.net/web-forms/tutorials/aspnet-45/getting-started-with-aspnet-45-web-forms/introduction-and-overview. 2. Bug Tracker you need to change the .NET Framework to 4.5.3 Core. … Continue reading

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