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How to sort records in a WPF ListView/GridView control?

As we learnt, the 'ListView' control provides you the base to display a set of data items or records in a WPF application. In last blog post, we learnt how to group the records in WPF ListView/GridView controls and design the UI to group using the Expander control.

 

Today in this small blog post, we will learn how to sort the records easily. You can either choose to sort from XAML or code, but here we will discuss how to do it from code.



How to create Toggle Panel using HTML and CSS (No JavaScript)?

If you want to display more information in a small space of a webpage, you want to use 'Toggle panel'. This way user only have to click on a link or a tab (based on your design) to display the information within that less space. The other pane will collapse automatically to give a toggle effect.

 

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create the effect in a HTML web page using only CSS. We will not use any JavaScript for this. Continue reading to learn more.


How to group records in a WPF ListView control?

Many time we need to show a set of records grouped by a specific field. If you are building Windows app using WPF control, it is very simple to implement using the List View control that we already discussed in the last blog post.

 

Today we are going to discuss how easy it is to add support for grouping in the list. Continue to know about it and implement the same with a simple example.


How to get started with WPF ListView control?

The 'ListView' control provides you the base to display a set of data items in a WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) application in different layouts or views. In case you are working to show a dataset in your WPF app, this post will help you to get started with it.

 

In this blog post, we will learn about the ListView control with a basic layout followed by advance layout with a GridView. Continue reading further.


Here's how to detect installed 'Antivirus' software name (using C#)

In the last blog post, we discussed the C# code to detect whether any antivirus product is already installed in the system. In today's blog post we will learn how to retrieve the installed antivirus software name from the Security Center.

 

Continue reading to grab the source code and discuss more on the API set exposed by the Framework. If you have any queries, do let me know.


Here's how to detect whether any 'Antivirus' is installed (using C#)

Many time during app development, developers need to find out whether any Antivirus software is installed in client's operating system. In case it is installed, we may want to know the installed antivirus software name.

 

If you are looking for such code (using .NET/C#), you came to the right place. Here we are going to see the code to retrieve this information.



Visual Studio 2017 - 'Lightweight Solution Load' to shorter load time

If you have a big solution with so many projects in it, the all new 'Visual Studio 2017' provides a new feature called 'Lightweight Solution Load', that helps to reduce the solution load time and substantial improvement in memory usage.

 

Today in this blog post, we are going to discuss about this feature along with the option to enable or disable the 'Lightweight Solution Load' feature.


How to insert an element at the middle of a post using #jQuery?

There could be some possible business cases where we need to insert a HTML element inside a post. This should not be a static one but a dynamically injected at the middle of the article. So, what to do in such case? How can we insert it by writing some code?

 

Today in this blog post, we are going to see the same with the help of jQuery code. This will not only reduce the burden of writing huge code, but also give a better performance.


Git Basics: How to remove files from the working tree and the index?

Earlier we discussed about 'git add' to add files to index, 'git mv' to rename or move files. We have also discussed about 'git commit' to push the changes to staging. Now what to do if one wants to remove a file from working tree and index?

 

We are today going to discuss on this topic. We have a command 'git rm' to handle this case. Let's start today's discussion, part of the 'Git Tutorial Series'.


Visual Studio 2017 - New Installation Experience

The all new 'Visual Studio 2017' IDE, which was released as 'RC (Release Candidate) bits' during the Microsoft's Connect() event, introduces a new installation experience. If you have already installed the bits, you might have experienced that.

 

As it is currently in RC build, let me describe the new installation experience here to help others to know about it before they finally start using it.


Git Basics: How to move or rename a file or directory in a workspace?

Hopefully you are finding my posts on Git Basics helpful. As of now, as part of the Git Tutorial Series we learned about the changes, the commit to the staging area, viewing the working tree status and pushing the changes to the remote repository.


Continuing the series, today in this blog post, we will learn how to move or rename a file or directory in a Git workspace and update the Index.


 
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