Using External Configuration File for Enterprise Library Configuration

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Using External Configuration File for Enterprise Library Configuration One of the things that I always do when I’m using Enterprise Library is to separate its configurations to external configuration file. The reason is very obvious – using Enterprise Library makes configuration files very crowded. Since this is the case, the configuration files become unmanageable and then its time to separate the Enterprise Library’s configurations from other configurations. How to Use external Configuration File for Enterprise Library Configuration? It is very simple to separate the Enterprise Library configurations to another external file. Step 1 Create a new configuration file in the solution...
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New Release for VelocityAdminShell

Saturday, July 11, 2009

New Release for VelocityAdminShell I’ve published a new release for the VelocityAdminShell. This new release includes a configuration form to enable the configuration of the shell (instead of doing it manually in the config file). The following figure shows the current configuration form: I also changed the look and feel of the shell and added tabs for different operation types: Thanks to Eyal Vardi for the inputs regarding the VelocityAdminShell. ...
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VelocityAdminShell is Published on CodePlex

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

VelocityAdminShell is Published on CodePlex I’ve published the VelocityAdminShell tool that I wrote about yesterday on CodePlex. You can download the project with its source code from here. As I wrote, if you have any suggestions for improvement or you encounter bugs please contact me in the blog’s contact form or from the CodePlex tool’s site. I’ll keep on updating the tool in the near future. Enjoy!
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Velocity Administration Console

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Velocity Administration Console Lately I’ve been working on a small administration console project for Microsoft project code named Velocity. If you don’t know, Velocity’s administration is being done with PowerShell. I decided to build a console that will do the same thing but in Windows Forms. The following figure shows the tool I’ve built: You can download the tool from here. Pay attention that the project is still in develop so...

Entity Framework Mapping Helper

Friday, April 3, 2009

Entity Framework Mapping Helper Entity Framework Mapping Helper is a very useful tool that was written by the Entity Framework team and can help you to get started with various of mappings scenarios. “Entity Framework mapping helper lets you create sample mapping files for the set of scenarios you are interested in. It’s a great tool for a deeper understanding for how schema files are defined for complex...

How to Write Your Own Code Snippets

Saturday, January 17, 2009

How to Write Your Own Code Snippets IntelliSense code snippets are a very useful tool for developers in order to write code faster.In the post I’m going to describe how to write your own code snippet and to show an example of a code snippet that I wrote which divides classes by regions in the style that I like. What are Code Snippets? IntelliSense code snippets are basically Xml files...

Deep Code Analysis With NDepend

Friday, November 7, 2008

Deep Code Analysis With NDepend A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Patrick Smacchia, a C# MVP, that I  read his articles on one of my favorite blog sites – CodeBetter. Patrick asked me if I want to evaluate NDepend professional edition. Without thinking twice, I agreed and this post is a review of the product. I want to thank Patrick for the opportunity to evaluate a professional product which I wanted to test for a while (I downloaded the evaluation edition a few weeks before Patrick contact me and now I had the opportunity to download the professional edition). What...