WebService that returns a Dataset

In this post, I describe how to create a WebService that returns a DataSet, deploying the web service, accessing the data from the webservice, and using it with winforms controls   Part1 : WebService Creation   Open VS Create new ASP.net Web Service Application Open Server Explorer Add connection to “pubs” database from the Server Explorer…


Adding a Web Reference to a VS 2008 Windows Forms Project

  First, we will see how to add a web service in VS2005, and then we will see what changed in VS2008 orcas. VS2005 In Visual 2005 (Whidbey), adding a Web Reference is pretty straight forward. From Project -> Add Web Reference …, (From Solution Explorer, Right Click on Project, From the drop down Menu,…

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DataGridView in a WPF Application

  In my previous blog, I talked about a new WindowsForms Control “ElementHost” to host WPF controls inside a WindowsForms Project.  On the contrary, “WindowsFormsHost” is used to host winforms controls inside a WPF application.  WindowsFormsHost is a very important control to get the rich capabilities of WinForms world into WPF.  WPF does not have…

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Crossbow Design Time : Using WPF Controls on WinForms Designer

 Crossbow aims to provide interoperability between windows forms and WPF.  In my previous blog http://blogs.msdn.com/nagasatish/archive/2007/07/16/crossbow-interoperability-between-windows-forms-and-wpf.aspx, i talked about a windows forms control ElementHost that is used to host the WPF control in it and display it on a windows forms app. Our team worked on providing a design time story for this.  The aim is to…

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Crossbow – Interoperability between Windows Forms and WPF

Windows Forms is the the technology for developing client applications on the windows platform and has been in existance for quite some time.  WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) is the new technology for developing apps with Vista look and feel.  These two technologies are all different from each other and there needs to be some interoperability…

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Binding DataGridView to DLinq Object

DLinq (.net Language Integrated Query for Relational Data) is an O/R mapping infrastructure that will help manipulating relational data as objects. It also does not compramise on the ability to query.  I tried to dirty my hands playing a bit with it and use it for databinding winforms controls and posting my findings here. I choose…

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WSOD in Windows Forms

Any windows forms developer might have come accross this error message while programming in Visual Studio 2005. “One or more errors encountered while loading the designer. The errors are listed below. Some errors can be fixed by rebuilding your project, while others may require code changes.” This is called as the White Screen of Darn…

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