archive: 2010/6

Visual Studio Project files and coupling

The way that we’re told to use Visual Studio is that we create a solution file and add into it one or more project files. Each project file then gets filled with different development artifacts. Whe

Rotating text using Graphics.DrawString

Recently I needed to create a custom WinForms label-like control that allowed for the text to be displayed in a rotated fashion. Our needs were only for four rotation locations; 0 degrees (the defaul

PrairieDevCon 2010 wrapup

Friday past brought the end to the first incarnation of the PrairieDevCon in Regina. The conference had a great buzz of people, interest, conversations and learning about it. It really was a blast to