Sorry again folks again I was MIA with loads and loads of work. trust me i have more than 30 drafts which i started and never got time to finish. anyway coming to the point this morning i was trying to deploy a windows service project using the setup project templates in visual studio 2010, […]
In the last few weeks I wrote 2 articles on how to resolve ClickOnce certificate expiration issues. you can find those articles here : ClickOnce Application,Expired Certificates & Public Key Token PART I ClickOnce Application,Expired Certificates & Public Key Token PART II During my work on this ClickOnce update, we decided to upgrade the application […]
Its about time for us to get ready for Windows 7. and most of us have to develop applications compatible to Windows 7, Vista, and Server 2008. and sometimes we need applications to run with administrative privileges. and that’s not a big deal. but in these new Operating Systems, even an administrator is sometimes locked […]
Recently I had a requirement to compare 2 XML Files, which has the existing and new settings of an application stored in them. what I wanted to do is when a new XML file of settings is arrived, I had to compare and retain the existing settings, and add any new ones if there are […]
Here goes one more needy component for developers. a lot of developers always had a problem of exporting data to excel programmatically. if you Google this topic you will get many results regarding this. here are some which caught my eyes. How To Use ADO.NET to Retrieve and Modify Records in an Excel Workbook With […]
Recently one of my colleague asked me is there anyway to programmatically merge huge number of PDF files in to a single file, without using Adobe Acrobat libraries, well the answer is yeah. and there are a lot of off the shelve and open source libraries available for this. the best one I found is […]
these days I’m just playing around with Visual studio 2008 and its new features, C# 3.0 LINQ, Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, ASP.Net 3.5 and much more. And trust me last few months, I have received a lot of emails regarding How to’s of these and requesting resources to learn these language improvements. well may be […]
W. Kevin Hazzard had blogged a good post about how to make windows services to install them selves without using installutil.exe command which comes with the .NET framework. you can read the full article here.