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C# – BDD Tests with xBehave and xUnit


In this post we will see the basics of BDD with xUnit and xBehave. But not only! If you don’t know what are: BDD, Gherkin, integration tests, Cucumber, SpecFlow, xUnit or xBehave, read the following sections. Otherwise, just skip straight to a simple example of an integration test with C# based on xBehave and xUnit. […]

C# Multiply all elements from a list

mulitply aggregate

Here is a really short and simple example of how multiply all elements from a list with C#. The bad way and the good way. The bad way to multiply items from a list with C# There is actually nothing bad about it. It is just not sexy and doesn’t use LINQ. But to be […]

Unzip file using C#


Extracting the content of a ZIP file is really common. And here is a simple example of how to do it with C# using ZipFile and SharpZipLib. If you are using .Net Framework 4.6.0 or up you can use System.IO.Compression.ZipFile from Microsoft. But if you are lower than 4.6 then you can use SharpZipLib from […]

C# – FTP With ComponentPro


ComponentPro is a professional suite of libraries for FTP, sFTP and document manipulations (Word, Excel, PDF, …). Here is a simple example of how to use it with (s)FTP.

How to use Font Icons


What is the issue with images? The problem with images is that if you try to zoom in, the quality starts to be really bad (ugly pixels) without even talking about the size of it. The best way to display nice icons in your app or website is to use Font Icons. Like that you […]

UWP – How to get the close app event


Basically, what we want here is to be able to catch the close event of our UWP app. We could go further and ask the users if they want to save their changes before the Exit. In the App.xaml.cs: Here, it is important to put the CloseRequested event before the Activate of the View. Then, add the code for […]

C# – MongoDB


Here is a simple example of how to use MongoDB with C#. What is MongoDB? MongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented database program. Classified as a NoSQL database program, MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with schema. How to use the MongoDB? Because MongoDB has to run on a server, you then have two options: install it or […]

WPF – ProgressBar

WPF - ProgressBar

In this simple example, we will see how to create and manipulate the ProgressBar control from WPF in a MVVM way. Let’s start with the View in XAML: And now the ViewModel: Happy coding! 🙂

MongoDB Realm – Simple example

MongoDB Realm database

Here is a simple example on how to use MongoDB Realm with C#. What is MongoDB Realm? MongoDB Realm will combine Realm, the popular mobile database and data synchronization technology, and MongoDB Stitch, the serverless platform for MongoDB, into a unified solution that makes it easy for you to build powerful and engaging experiences on […]

C# – Custom Attribute

Custom attribute

In this article, we will see together how to create our own custom attribute with C#, and then get the value of it thanks to reflection through a simple example. What is an Attribute? An attribute is basically a metadata object used to provide declarative information to a class, property, enum, … You can retrieve […]