VistaDB

VistaDB 5 Release Candidate is Now Available!

We’ve reached the last milestone before the release of VistaDB 5 – The Release Candidate version has been posted for download. Befitting the designation “release candidate”, this build is feature complete, delivering on the commitments we made for 5.0 and a few items that have come up along the way.

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Getting Ready for VistaDB 5: Compatibility Changes

As with any major release of a product there are a few changes to how VistaDB works with other components.  Many things are not changing; our goal was to ensure that if you were using VistaDB 4, you could upgrade to VistaDB5 with a minimum of fuss.  In particular: .NET 2.0 SP1 and Later Supported:…

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Using Gibraltar, PostSharp and Visual Studio 2010

If you’re using Visual Studio 2010 and want to take advantage of the Gibraltar Agent for PostSharp, here’s what you need to do until the next release of Gibraltar which will have full support in the box.

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Intellisense Driven API Design

When creating a truly reusable API, design it so that a moderately experienced developer can figure out what to do just from what’s visible using Intellisense in Visual Studio.

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Good Help is Hard to Find

Creating Visual Studio Integrated help is hard, particularly if you want to use Continuous Integration with your builds.

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