Make your application settings store values in database

Application settings in .net applications is a mechanism that allows you to define, modify and easily access a collection of settings. Depending on the setting scope (user or application) they are stored in a .config file deeply under your %USER_PROFILE% folder or in your application’s .exe.config or web.config file. In this post I will show a way to change that behavior and ma…

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Why you should always wrap form elements in a form tag

A simple ‘because it helps’ should be enough for most, but as for details… Wrapping form elements in a form tag used to be the only way to go a few years back. That was the time when AJAX was not around. Then, the asynchronous processing came and it’s become common to skip that step, after all, the request is done in a different way.  To be honest, I’ve skipped this step a…

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TypeScript - a way to embrace the fuzzy world of java script.

What I always dislike in java script was the fuzziness of this language. Very often you didn’t know what type the variable is or if it was an object or a function. I always lack of some strong typing, design time rich intellisense or compile time type checking, which would minimize the possibility of making a bug in the java script code. TypeScript is a cure for all inconvenien…

By Mirek on (tags: javascript, TypeScript, categories: architecture)