Singleton Design Pattern

If we would ever speak, what a design pattern is, that answer would be that a well described solution to a common software problem. One of them is about which we will discussing is “Singleton”. Singleton pattern lies under “Creational design pattern” group. Here is the list of this group. Creational Design Patterns Singleton PatternContinue reading “Singleton Design Pattern”

C# – Mapping Enum Types to Entity Properties in the Entity Framework Designer

Enums have implicit numeric indicies. You can change the “seed”: Implies 1, 2, 3 The Entity Framework Designer maps enums to int data types. In Entity Data Model Diagram(edmx) – Right-click column – Select convert to enum – In the Add Enum Type dialog, either: — Select reference external type, enter namespace + type, or…Continue reading “C# – Mapping Enum Types to Entity Properties in the Entity Framework Designer”

C# – Nuget Package Management and No-Commit Workflow

Package Manager – install files, folders, add references to third party packages supplying common functionality. Add dependencies. Update packages and dependencies Tools -> Nuget Package Manager -> Package Manager Console Install-Package elmah Update-Package elmah package.config file keeps track of packages, dependencies and versions. Nuget No-Commit Workflow To restore deleted packages at compile: Solution Explorer ->Continue reading “C# – Nuget Package Management and No-Commit Workflow”

Using a Tools- or Maintenance-Centric Approach to Building a Database Application

Tools-Centric approach / workflow = use Visual Studio’s designers, tools, etc. to build applications w/ minimal code. Great for small, departmental apps with little business logic, change is not anticipated and there is a tight frame. In Contrary, Maintenance-Centric approach  / workflow = Anticipate change, mitigate it’s negative effects on software by separating concerns, applyingContinue reading “Using a Tools- or Maintenance-Centric Approach to Building a Database Application”