Breakpoint Configuration Improvement, Debugging support for LINQ and Lambda expressions and PerfTips in Visual Studio 2015

In this post we will see some of the debugging improvements like configuration enhancements when setting break points or conditions, executing LINQ and Lambda expressions through Immediate or Watch windows and performance tips to get quick information about the time taken to execute particular block of code or statement in Visual Studio 2015. Configuration Improvement…


Add text recognition capabilities to Windows Store apps

Some scenarios in a mobile app might require a text recognition mechanism, for example scanning a car plate or passport and transferring the input to data. Microsoft has built the library that you need to develop such a functionality in your WinRT apps. It is called Microsoft OCR Library for Windows Runtime, and this library is…


C#: Encoding and decoding Base 64 strings

Sometimes you would have to make sure that data in images, PDF files or documents of other file types remain intact without modification while being transported over mediums that are designed to work with textual data. In these cases, you would have had to deal with Base 64 strings while uploading/downloading images, PDF files or documents…

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