In my previous post on TableAdapters and Transactions I showed a couple techniques on how to perform hierarchical updates inside a transaction when you have multiple related DataTables in your DataSet. The example I gave here shows how to use database transactions or the TransactionScope to update your data properly using Visual Studio 2005.
Recently I was sent a question about how to read from a serial port and save the information to a database so instead of following up privately I thought I’d post my answer here. There’s a good article in the MSDN Library that has some hints on how to do this with the System.IO.Ports.SerialPort class.
I’ve been noticing a lot of questions on the forums related to Winforms data binding and the ComboBox and I thought I’d post something up here to help people out. In fact data binding, or what we call “Windows Forms over Data” is a huge,
I thought I’d post a quick how-to here based on some questions that came up in the forums like this one. The question is how do we relate two lists of data together so that when we select a “parent” object we can get automatic filtering on the related items in a Winform.
So I was playing around with my tablet PC application this evening because someone in a Visual Basic list had posted a question about how to create an irregular drawing surface for a medical application they were working on. They wanted users to be able to draw on a picture of a body,