27. August 2012 22:28
Surface is now know as Microsoft PixelSense. Is application development good for business? Should we create custom applications for larger companies or a content management system for the smaller? Tables are getting more interesting for consumers as well! [More]
21. November 2011 05:45
I was only 9 years old when I saw Star Wars in the theatre for the first time. An epic space adventure with a farm boy, a princess, a scoundrel and a real bad guy. However, there was one character that really took my breath away. Well, not really a character. The Millennium Falcon. She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts. [More]
1. April 2010 07:10
On my current project, we make use of the WPF Toolkit. One of the things we use is the Datepicker. A nice usefull control. We wanted to set the watermark, but the control doesn't support setting the watermark with a public property and we didn't want to go into the control's source itself.
On Codeplex, we found a forum
topic with a solution (thnx Spud). Derive from the Datepicker control and override the OnRender method. This works and sets the watermark correctly.
But after a date is selected, the value was cleared and the control loses the focus, the default watermark returns again. I fixed this by using the LostFocus event on the textbox. [More]
28. February 2010 18:38
There is no default control for this in WPF as well. So, time to build one. [More]
22. February 2010 21:43
Developers often make use of constants to hold static values to use through the class or even through the application.Sometimes we use de const and sometimes the static readonly. They seem to do the same but aware of the differences.
ConstThe const field is a defined and evaluated at compile time a... [More]
21. February 2010 20:00
When a new version of your application is deployed, you need to make sure that the user settings are preserved. The best way of doing this is to make use of a boolean setting "IsFirstTime" with a initial value of 'True' which is checked at the startup of your application.
// Check if it is the firs... [More]