How to create relative shortcut to .exe file with icon?

One year ago I encountered a problem relevant to create a shortcut for relative path. I had to deliver a software package to customers over DVD. The app is kind of archive. It should run live on DVD, connect to a read-only SQLite database (also on that DVD) and display data in read-only mode. It’s… Continue reading How to create relative shortcut to .exe file with icon?

Raspberry Pi – How to setup remote access with VNC

Last month I ordered a Raspberry Pi for learning purpose. I heard a lot of about this mini computer and waited until its 2nd generation comes to market to get one. Depending on purposes, there are a lot of kits for Raspberry Pi in the market (from starter to professional). I myself don’t know what… Continue reading Raspberry Pi – How to setup remote access with VNC

C# – Lotus NotesSQL Driver install, configure and connect to server through ODBC

Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino are the client and server of a collaborative client-server software platform from IBM. The ecosystem provides business collaboration functionality, including email, calendars, to do lists, contacts management, discussion forums, file sharing, instant messaging, blogs, and user directories. Like other business applications, Lotus system conducts a database system behind to manage… Continue reading C# – Lotus NotesSQL Driver install, configure and connect to server through ODBC

Android – How to speed up Android emulator?

Android emulator is very famous for its performance. It’s very, very, very notoriously… slow. If you debug your app with Android emulator, it get more extremely slower. This performance problem stems from the fact that Android OS is written for ARM processor (not for Intel/AMD processor or let’s say not for computer processor). Therefore when… Continue reading Android – How to speed up Android emulator?

Tutorial – Publish ASP.NET Web API in IIS 8.5 and Windows 8.1

Some of my previous posts involved in web services made by ASP.NET Web API and I have received some feedback that it’s difficult to make the code run. The readers don’t know how to publish the sample web service which is included in source file. Therefore in this post I will show you how to… Continue reading Tutorial – Publish ASP.NET Web API in IIS 8.5 and Windows 8.1

Fail to host a LightSwitch HTML Client application on AppHarbor

LightSwitch HTML Client inspires me a lot since its first release. I never think that the database development can be so fast and easy. It takes me just an hour to finish an application with Authentication, Authorization, CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete), HTML5 support and Mobile capability. LightSwitch is such a great tool with its… Continue reading Fail to host a LightSwitch HTML Client application on AppHarbor

Entity Framework Code First Basic FAQ – Part 1

The Entity Framework (EF) with Code First is so popular that any database developer should own skills for this kind of development. If you make a search of EF with Code First, you’ll find tons of tutorial figuring out how it works and all things relevant. Therefore in this blog post, I don’t intend to… Continue reading Entity Framework Code First Basic FAQ – Part 1

MS SQL Server – Isolation levels with example

Synchronizing data in real time is such a big problem to solve in business application. It’s difficult to ensure that the data is updated correctly or not in a “zombie” status (a status, that should never happens) because differences always exist between programming cases, unit test cases and real cases. Although we’re trying to cover… Continue reading MS SQL Server – Isolation levels with example