Internationalization – The Database

Over the last several weeks we’ve been examining the various aspects of internationalization using ASP.NET. But it doesn’t help to have your resources and images set up for internationalization if your database has all of its data in one language.

The following are several solutions you might consider when setting up your database.… Read the rest

Storing An Image To a Database in .NET


Several weeks ago I mentioned that I store the images that the user uploads to the system into the database.

Some of you have expressed an interest in how I do that.  So I plan to cover that today.

For the purposes of this article, I’m going to assume that you’ve already got the image uploaded and scaled and that all that is left is getting it into the database.… Read the rest

DotNetNuke – Retrieving Host Access


One of the most frustrating events that can happen in any system is forgetting your password and not being able to retrieve it.  DotNetNuke has a retrieval system built in, but you have to make sure your system can send mail in order to make use of it.… Read the rest

Silverlight – Navigating Data

color-07 Last week I demonstrated how to access data from a web service in Silverlight and display it on the page.  Today we are going to continue on with that demo and look at how to navigate through our data.

As I’ve stated in previous posts, Silverlight doesn’t work quite the same way as we are used to in ASP.NET or in Windows Forms.  But if you’ve been following along, you’ve seen that much for yourself.… Read the rest

The easiest way to create a SQL db from Code

(We’ll get back to the series on Reflection next week.)

So, I’ve started experimenting with replacing my TestComplete test scripts with CSharp test scripts.  This shouldn’t be too big of a deal since most of what I’m scripting are web applications and I can control that code via the WebBrowser control.… Read the rest