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Malisa Ncube - .NET Delights .NET Development ideas and things Visual Studio There are 6 entries for the tag Visual Studio
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Its been a while since I blogged. Its been hard balancing blogging time, work and many other activities. Most my days and even evenings have been cluttered with a number of tasks ranging from mundial to critical. There is some which have been most interesting include very nice lessons I took from from some of the people I respect in the industry. I will try and highlight some of the things I did in below. 1) The DataObjects.NET contribution programme. From February this year I quickly responded to ......

Posted On Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:11 AM

Introducing .NET 4.0 with Visual Studio 2010 by Alex Mackey - Book review
Alex ( does a very good job in covering the new features of .NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. His focus is on the developers that have experience in development using previous versions of Visual Studio, more specifically Visual Studio 2008. The following are my views towards his book. 1. Scope / Coverage Even as the book is labeled as introduction, it is covers a broad spectrum of technologies, features and references that are focused into helping a developer quickly decide ......

Posted On Monday, April 19, 2010 9:15 PM

Uganda .NET Usergroup meeting (February 2010)
We had a very interesting .NET meeting in which i gave a short presentation on the new features of .NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. The main presentation came from Jake Markhus @jmarkhus who talked about NHibernate ( The membership for the group is growing each time we meet and its very encouraging. Some employers found candidates within our group for hiring, and this has resulted in a mutual benefit between the employers and job-seekers – really cool stuff. Jake above giving ......

Posted On Thursday, March 25, 2010 1:00 AM

The so called EMR software (Integrated Clinic Enterprise Application – ICEA.NET)
This post is just to show some of the screenshots of the EMR software that we developed and deployed in the past few weeks in our clinic. Some of the features include: - Patient Registration - Return visit entry and scheduling - Entry for Patient history, Vital signs, ART History, Online Prescriptions, Online lab orders, Counseling, Workflow - Role base security with windows based authentication - Office 2007 Themes (Don’t know whether to call this a feature) Thanks to Component Factory The lab requisitions ......

Posted On Friday, June 12, 2009 3:31 AM

Visual Studio 2008 - Exception from HRESULT: 0x8001010A (RPC_E_SERVERCALL_RETRYLATER) whille adding components ot the toolbox
I have encountered a number of errors with visual studio 2008, which i'm now getting convinced are bugs. The first i will talk about is the Exception from HRESULT: 0x8001010A (RPC_E_SERVERCALL_RETRYLATER) The reason i think it is a bug in VS2008 is the inconsistencies around it. The code below is supposed to create Toolbox items based on some assemblies that i add into the Assembly cache. public void RunCreator(DTE dte) { if (DllFileList.Count < 1) { Console.WriteLine("Could not find DLLs!"); ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 28, 2009 12:31 AM

An attribute based approach to business object validation
1. Introduction This article shows how you can use attributes to validate your business objects. You may have had to write tones of code to validate your business objects without taking advantage of attributes. The value of attributes comes when you need to apply the same rules on a number of properties and the only thing you have to do is to decorate your property accordingly. For other articles on attribute based validation please check the Visual Studio Magazine and Ennis Ray Lynch, Jr. 2. Background ......

Posted On Monday, December 22, 2008 12:51 AM

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