C# features

Since version 3.0 of C# some features that make writing classes and common methods simpler and concise have introduced. In this post we talk about automatic properties and object initializers. AUTOMATIC PROPERTIES The automatic properties (or auto-implemented properties) are nothing more than a compact syntax for writing the properties of a cla...

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Connect a Dataset instantiaded by code to a CrystalReport reporting tool

Hi all, In today’s post I want to introduce a simple method for attaching DataSet objects, instantiated in our code, to CrystalReport 2008 reporting tool. CrystalReport is a powerful tool that allows you to easily create reports on data processed in our .NET applications. The following steps are used to create the reports of a dataset created in our application: 1. First of all, add a new Form to our VisualStudio project. This form w...

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LINQ: serialize C# classes

The version 3.5 of Microsoft’s .NET Framework introudced the LINQ (Language Integrated Query).component.LINQ is a SQL-like language that allows to query different source of data, as objects, xml files and databases.What i’ll show today is how to generate an xml rappresentation of a C# class instance..Suppose to have a C# class Book so defined.123456public cl...

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