Client Application Services in Windows Forms: End-to-End Walkthrough Available

The Beta 1 release of Visual Studio Code Name “Orcas” includes a new feature called Client Application Services. This feature enables Windows client applications to easily access user-management services hosted by a centralized ASP.NET Web service application. The documentation for client application services is still in progress, but we have created an end-to-end walkthrough to demonstrate the…

9

What does "not supported" mean?

Periodically someone questions me about a caution that appears in all of the System.Drawing.* namespace overview topics. It reads: “Classes within the System.Drawing namespace are not supported for use within a Windows or ASP.NET service. Attempting to use these classes from within one of these application types may produce unexpected problems, such as diminished service…

1

Windows Forms and WPF Interop Docs

Now that interest in WPF is really heating up, we’ve been getting more inquiries about WinForms and WPF interop. Fortunately, we have a lot of coverage in the SDK docs, which shipped in November: Migration and Interoperability   How to: Enable Visual Styles in a Hybrid Application How to: Host a Windows Presentation Foundation Control in Windows Forms…

1

DataGridView Drop-Down Filtering Tip

Recently, a reader asked how to detect filter changes with the code in Building a Drop-Down Filter List for a DataGridView Column Header Cell. That article describes how to derive from DataGridViewColumnHeaderCell, so it seems like a trivial matter to add a FilterChanged event that occurs whenever the user changes a value. However, this solution…

0