Application bar is one of the interesting feature for any Metro style applications. Application bar allows you to define standard set of options that your application needs to use at certain context. Metro style applications are generally very clean and does not have any visual portion sharing between toolbars or application options. The app bar is the options… Read More »
WinRT application model is completely different than the existing application models. The Metro style applications are meant to work differently with least user intervention on the apps. So the user for the Metro application does not need to close the application ever. The operating system takes care of memory constraint and suspend the application or even terminate the… Read More »
Live Tiles are not new from Microsoft. We already have Live Tiles introduced in Windows Mobile 7 interfaces. Live tiles in Metro applications work more or less similar to what has been there in WP7. When you open Windows 8 Tablet, you will see a number of Tiles that hold up the entire screen, which are multi touch… Read More »
It is the most common requirement to many of us to show the proper assembly version and build version to our application. Now for every version you can either choose your assembly version yourself, or rather you try to find some alternative that Visual studio automatically increments the value of your Build version and/or assembly Version. In this… Read More »
Recently I have came across to a problem where I need to share the same configuration file in multiple projects under the same solution. Well, I think it is very common scenario where a single Application Configuration File (app.config) or Web Configuration File (web.config) needed to be used to multiple projects on the same solution. Hence I thought… Read More »
Hashing is a concept to get a fixed size result from an arbitrary input. That means you can pass any input of any size to a Hash method and you will get a fixed size result for the same. In this post, I will talk about Hashing as a whole and the approaches that are available to you in .NET… Read More »
Its been a number of days when I last posted in DailyDotnetTips, but I always find fun in posting something here. Today I will talk about how you can get integration of Source code server with your .NET programs so that you can easily see the Source code of the .NET library while you debug. By source code… Read More »
Tier Interaction Profiling (TIP) is the Multi-Tier Performance Analysis feature in Visual Studio 2010. In one of my previous tip I have discussed about How to enable Tier Interaction Profiling ( TIP ) in Visual Studio 2010 Profiler ? . In this tip I am going to discuss how we can inspect the TIP Results.