Is it possible to use a Windows Forms application to read and write to an MSSQL mdf file without having to install MSSQL Server Express?
We are trying to deploy some software and would like to make the customer experience as smooth and lightweight as possible and having to download SQL can slow down the installation process significantly and having SQL Server running adds extra load to the low powered point of sales computers being used.
Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.
Calculating holidays and working days is a function that is often needed yet it is not one found within the Framework. This article presents one approach to building a working-day calculator for use in .NET.
Using examples as well as descriptions, and references to Books Online, show the documentation available for date manipulation functions and by using a select few of these functions, show how date based data can be manipulated with these functions.