.NET, Windows Store apps, WinRT

SQLite for WinRT

Intro Often you need to store some data from the application you are building. One option for Windows Store apps is a local database in the file system, SQLite. It’s pretty easy to setup and to use. SQLite is self-contained serverless database engine and is available for free for many platforms ranging from Linux to Windows. In this small tutorial I’d like to show you how to get started using it in you Windows Store app. Bits & Pieces First you’ll have to get the database engine. There is a .visx installation package available at www.sqlite.org. I downloaded the Precompiled…

.NET, Silverlight, Visual Studio

NuGet

If you often use open source libraries you probably have a large library with various tools, like I do. NuGet is an extension for visual studio that enables you to install, uninstall and upgrade open source packages into your application very easily. Say for example you want to use MvvmLight or Ninject in your project, with NuGet it’s nothing more that tell it to add the package to your project. NuGet NuGet (formerly known as NuPack) is a free, open source developer focused package management system for the .NET platform. You can download the .vsix extension at http://nuget.codeplex.com. After installing…