Non-app config (e.g. NLog.config) transformation with SlowCheetah in Console App

Non-app config (e.g. NLog.config) transformation with SlowCheetah in Console App
As we are in the world that everyone is talking about continuous integration, continuous delivery and etc., the transformation of configuration file for different environments become very important for every developments. Microsoft provides us a way to transforming web.config for every web deployment but they seems forgetting about other types of projects like console application ...

Silverlight User Group Meetup – Jan 2012

Silverlight User Group Meetup - Jan 2012
Title: How to develop and deploy Silverlight using WCF RIA services on Windows Azure Synopsis: Windows Azure is a cloud based service which supports Silverlight WCF RIA services. This topic discuss about how to develop a simple application using WCF RIA service. Later the application will be deployed to the Windows Azure for accessing it ...

Silverlight 5: MVVM got more fun with Implicit Data Templates

Silverlight 5: MVVM got more fun with Implicit Data Templates
A few years back, Julian Dominguez from Microsoft pattern and practice team proposed a solution that uses Implicit Data Teamplate for WPF MVVM application development. You can read the details in his blog post “Presentation Model with DataTemplates in CompositeWPF (Prism) Sample“.  I was working in Xuenn developing WPF applications for sport betting platform at that ...

Silverlight 5 for Christmas 1

The release of Silverlight 5 is announced on Silverlight team blog a few days back. You can go and download it from this link. I’m very glad that Silverlight team managed to add some features that we requested. Thanks Silverlight team! One interesting thing that I noticed is that SL team put a link to Microsoft Silverlight ...

X-Calibre Hackathon – Win Nokia Lumia devices, and $7K USD worth of cash prizes.

 X-Calibre Hackathon - Win Nokia Lumia devices, and $7K USD worth of cash prizes.
My friend “Chris Ismal” from Nokia posted about the event that he and his team are organizing in our Singapore Silverlight Facebook page. This event is called “ X-Calibre Hackathon”. It’s a full day event that developers come and build the application for Windows Phone by using latest Windows Phone 7.5 (mango) features. You can read ...

Blend 4 + VS 2011 (Preview) = Problem? 5

Blend 4 + VS 2011 (Preview) = Problem?
Problem:  Microsoft Expression Blend 4 crash on startup after installing Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview on my machine.. Solution:  I found this bug report in MS Connect.  Christopher Cole from Microsoft Expression responded that report with the solution below. There is a compatibility problem with .Net 4.5 installed as part of the Developer Preview and Blend 4. This ...