The life of an application config from the registry to SQLite to SQL CE to XML

A new beta of ShutOff 2000 v3.0.0 is now available. The product is fast approaching code completion. The Visual Basic 6 edition of the application has always used the Windows Registry to store its settings. However, Microsoft's best practice for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platform does not allow for this, so … Continue reading The life of an application config from the registry to SQLite to SQL CE to XML

Coming soon: ShutOff 2000’s replacement

Work has been continuing apace on the all-new ShutOff. Featuring a console application at its core, ITS ShutOff is built on the Microsoft .NET framework. My language of choice is, of course, C#. What I’m really excited about is the modular way it is built. The console application is fully featured, which means that absolutely … Continue reading Coming soon: ShutOff 2000’s replacement