5 Steps to Getting Started with Material Design In XAML

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July 2, 2018 / 1 Comment

Material Design In XAML (MDIX) is a beautiful theme library that brings Google’s Material Design to your Windows Presentation Framework (WPF) applications. In this tutorial, we look at how easy it is to get started and add some beautiful material design to your application.
 
If you have an existing WPF project, you can skip to step two.
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: C#, Windows, WPF

Deploying your app with Squirrel

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July 18, 2017 / No Comment

Application deployment made easy
 
Many .NET developers are familiar with ClickOnce, Microsoft’s simple deployment solution for quickly packaging and deploying software that is easy for end-users to install. However, these conveniences come with limitations.

There are only a couple automatic update situations. To show custom UI when an update is available, requires disabling the automatic updates and […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: .Net, Blog, C#, DevOps, NuGet, Windows

Removing Duplicate Entries from %PATH%

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June 30, 2012 / 2 Comments

As developers, we frequently end up with duplicate entries in our path. From the command line you can clean up your path using pathman.exe. Here’s a PowerShell Script to find the duplicates and remove them using Pathman.exe:

$extraPath=(($path.Split(“`;”) | group | ?{$_.Count -gt 1}).Values | %{$_[0]}
pathman.exe /ru $extrapath

Disclaimer: Works for us.

AUTHOR: CATEGORY: PowerShell, Windows

GIST: Windows Server “8” Administrative Experience

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April 3, 2012 / No Comment

There are several items that deserve highlighting from Erin Chapple’s post (via Jeffry Snover) titled, “Rocking the Windows Server “8” Administrative Experience”.  Here’s my gist:

Administration designed for one a single-role centric view to a multi-server view of the environment.  The result is that rather than administer a role on a particular server you will now be able to […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Headlines, PowerShell, Windows