June 2009 Entries

XAF Generator Demo

I got a couple of feedback items about seeing the XAF Code Generator in action so I decided to post a quick video of it. There is not any audio, but this video shows you how we create a new DevExpress project. It then shows the DSL tool interface and how it generates the code files on save. It will generate two partial classes. One for your concrete implementations and one for your code generated components (similar to a form designer). And finally I showed how you can make a field required and the ......

It’s been a while… Back at it with DevExpress XAF

I have not been very good at keeping up with this blog, but the theme is the same. I started this blog with a simple theme of being able to sit down with my end users and quickly and easily diagram their requirements to produce a prototype as quickly as possible. I started on a project I was calling Domain Builder as well as a few other side projects. But not until the last project at work did I think this had much traction any more. We have began using a framework from DevExpress call the Application ......