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SoftElegance has started to use SplendidCRM in trial mode

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SoftElegance has started to use the SplendidCRM in trial mode. At the moment we are using Community edition with MS SQL Sever 2008. After the first month we will consider to use or not SplendidCRM and the version in case it could cover our requirements.


SplendidCRM is a Microsoft-centric open-source customer relationship management application. It was written in C# using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

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TweetSharp – .NET library for microblogging, v2.0 not only for ASP.NET developers

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TweetSharp is a .NET library for microblogging platforms that allows to write short expressions that convert automatically to web queries and fly to Twitter on your behalf. It covers 100% of the Twitter API and actively keep up with enhancements & changes.

In the begging of February 2011 the new version of TweetSharp was released.

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This is lightweight framework but it’s useful for the .NET developers; Windows Phone 7 mobile development and Mono development. TweetSharp can speed up the development process and designed to be lighter, faster, and more intuitive.

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What’s interesting at mvcConf – the Virtual ASP.Net MVC Conference

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In several hours the mvcConf will start. It starts at 8AM (CST) or 4PM Kyiv time (UTC+2)

MvcConf is a virtual conference focused on one thing: writing awesome applications on top of the ASP.Net MVC framework. Your brain will explode from taking in so much hard core technical sessions.

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Here is the schedule list that could be interesting for me.

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Introducing MonoDroid – a stack for using C# to develop Android-based applications.

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MonoDroid is a development stack for using C# and core .NET APIs to develop Android-based applications.

MonoDroid is an implementation of the Mono Framework and was at the closed beta but in the beginning of 2011 it became in the open beta

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Using ASP.NET MailMessage class with MONO. Troubleshooting

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There is an example how to use the MailMessage class in case you are using the ordinary ASP.NET hosting and the difference when you are running your website using MONO technology. logo

The MailMessage Class provides properties and methods for constructing an e-mail message. But there are some troubles using it with MONO. See the examples how to avoid this.

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Introduction of the ConfORM – new Object-relational mapping system

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Here is the short introduction of the ConfORM, the stand for Configuration ORM, and it was trying to use a lot of heuristic model for identifying entities from C# code. Today, it’s mostly Model First Driven development, so the first thing is to build the entity model. It often used Inversion Engineering here, Database Schema is will create based on recently Entity Model.

Originally I was found the Thang Chung’s article A first look at ConfORM – Part 1. This is a very useful article at it contains the code examples, how to build the Entity Model, Database schemas and some examples of the NHibernate Configuration’s

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Mono Success Story: SoftElegance has launched the new website using ASP.NET and MONO

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SoftElegance has successfully launched the new version of the official corporate website – using ASP.NET WebForms and it runs on FreeBSD server using MONO technology.

The website developed on ASP.NET 3.5 runs on FreeBSD 8.1 server within MONO 2.8.1…

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UnifiedPOS implementation in POS for .NET

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SoftElegance has successfully tested the implementation of UnifiedPOS in Microsoft POS for .NET v1.12. The issue is that the latest specification is from July 2008 and there is no official support of Visual Studio 2010 and Windows 7.


The goal was to test does Microsoft POS for .NET v1.12 (the version from July 03, 2008) runs on Windows 7 and does it supports on .NET Framework 4 in Visual Studio 2010.

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Unified Point of Service it is an architectural specification for application interfaces to point-of-service devices that are used in the retail environment. This standard, which has been in existence for several years, is both operating system-independent and language neutral and defines an architecture for application interface to retail devices and a set of retail device behaviors sufficient to support a range of POS solutions.

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Using Synchronous PageMethod Custom Validator Control and jQuery calls of ASP.NET AJAX’s PageMethods

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Using Synchronous PageMethod Custom Validator Control and jQuery calls of ASP.NET AJAX’s PageMethods.


This is success story of using Synchronous PageMethod Custom Validator Control in enterprise application development. Instead of using standard Synchronous JavaScript call we’ve expanded it to using jQuery.

In general Synchronous PageMethod Custom Validator allows to call PageMethods to validate client-side input, and block postbacks if there is an error.

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ASP.NET Code Samples Collection by J.D. Meier

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The ASP.NET Code Samples Collection is a roundup and map of ASP.NET code samples from various sources including the MSDN library,, Code Gallery, CodePlex, and Microsoft Support. samples

Common Categories for ASP.NET Code Samples.

The ASP.NET Code Samples Collection is organized using the following categories:
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