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SQLite and Entity Framework 6.0 Setup in Visual Studio 2017

SQLite and Entity Framework 6.0 Setup in Visual Studio 2017

A guide to getting SQLite and Entity Framework 6 working together through Visual Studio 2017 SQLite is an embedded, single file database which is ideal for desktop applications and projects that require a single client/user side database to feed applications data. It prevents the need for clients to have any server/client database frameworks running such as SQL etc. Entity Framework 6 simplifies w... »

SharpDX + vb.net – Displaying bitmaps and bitmap brushes

SharpDX + vb.net – Displaying bitmaps and bitmap brushes

The adventures into SharpDX continue… this instalment: bitmaps and burshes Thanks to this wonderful article¬†[here], I did some code monkery and converted it to vb.net. The original was designed for wpf and used device context, but I changed it to work with the RenderTarget covered in the last article. I also improved on the RenderTarget text – the window resizing was in the wrong place... »

Setting up SMFL.net in Visual Studio

Setting up SMFL.net in Visual Studio

“SFML provides a simple interface to the various components of your PC, to ease the development of games and multimedia applications. It is composed of five modules: system, window, graphics, audio and network.” Download Don’t download through NuGet. Rather, visit page and download from here: https://www.sfml-dev.org/download/sfml.net/ Add the following as references in your proj... »