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Automatic generation of EF entities and mappings from existing database schema

This is  a bunch of useful scripts for generating C# Entity Framework Code First POCOs from existing database schema. First, let’s create T-SQL function for generating C# class for EF entity: This function deliberately ignores certain…

Unit Testing stack for C#/Visual Studio

After spending some time on digging through unit testing components, I ran into a setup I am finally happy with. This consists of: https://github.com/AutoFixture – acts as DI container/object factory, significantly improving unit test maintainability https://github.com/moq – awesome…

Animated iPhone-style ImageButton with Silverlight 4

In this article I am presenting a way to create animated iPhone-style ImageButton control in Silverlight 4. Button will have icon on it, rounded corners and will zoom-in/zoom-out on hover. It will be done programmatically,…

Using Sets in .Net

Great post by James Michael Hare I came across about using Sets in .Net. Definitely worth taking a look. http://geekswithblogs.net/BlackRabbitCoder/archive/2011/02/03/c.net-little-wonders-the-useful-but-overlooked-sets.aspx

Interface vs. Abstract Class in .Net

In this article I will try to briefly explain main differences between interface and abstract class concepts in .Net. Although the differences can appear to be very subtle and little important, badly design inheritance can…



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