SYSK 381: How To Get One Callback When Multiple Async Services Calls are Completed

My current project uses Silverlight 4.0 and RIA services, and I quickly came to realize the benefits and the challenges of all DomainService calls being asynchronous.    Consider this scenario: a Silverlight client app needs to get some data, that requires multiple DomainService calls – it may be because upon “processing” the first resultset, the…

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SYSK 380: How to Get Rid of Double Scroll Bar in Microsoft Report Viewer Control

Special thanks to David Petersen who has submitted this post!   If you ASP.NET page that contains the Report Viewer Control, has double scroll bars, you can remove them by including two separate form elements on the page: 1.    First <form> element Includes your Headers and so forth (notice the absence of runat=”server” attribute in…

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SYSK 379: Visual Studio 2010 Add-In for Managing Configuration Files Across Environments

This is an update to http://blogs.msdn.com/b/irenak/archive/2009/12/16/sysk-375-visual-studio-add-in-for-managing-configuration-files-across-environments.aspx. The provided code is upgraded for Visual Studio 2010, and also now supports nested projects (e.g. a project that is a container for other projects). To deploy, copy ConfigAddIn.AddIn to C:\Users\YourLoginName\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Addins folder.   Open it in a text editor, and update the path to where you put ConfigAddIn.dll…

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SYSK 377: System.ServiceModel.CommunicationException in a Silverlight 4.0 app

All the credit for the information in this post goes to Marc DeAntoni, and other Internet posts/articles that helped Marc get to the root cause!   On my current project, we were working on a proof of concept application measuring how many editable rows  x columns we can display using Silverlight 4.0, Telerik’s RadGridView control…

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