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WPF – Change color of a row in a DataGrid depending on the value with DataTrigger

Hi folks, Today we will see how to change the color or a row depending on the value of the content. To do that, create a simple View: <Window x:Class=”DataTrigger_Test.MainWindow” xmlns=”” xmlns:x=”” xmlns:d=”″ xmlns:mc=”″ mc:Ignorable=”d” Title=”MainWindow” Height=”350″ Width=”525″> <Grid> <DataGrid Margin=”10″ ItemsSource=”{Binding Users}” AutoGenerateColumns=”False” ColumnWidth=”*” HorizontalAlignment=”Stretch” VerticalAlignment=”Stretch” HorizontalContentAlignment=”Stretch” EnableRowVirtualization=”false” EnableColumnVirtualization=”false” CanUserAddRows=”False” CanUserReorderColumns=”False” CanUserResizeColumns=”True”> <DataGrid.CellStyle> <Style […]

Xamarin.Forms – Use built-in Dependency Injection (IoC)

Hello Devz, Xamarin.Forms have its own Dependency Injection implementation. Of course you can still use other ones like MvvmCross, Ninject and so on, but they will ask you a bit more configuration and changes in your code. The one from Xamarin.Forms works pretty well and is really simple to use. Here is a simple example. […]

WPF – Override Decimal Separator for the current CultureInfo

Lets say we want to keep the current en-US culture format but override the way the Decimal is represented (normaly with a dot (.) but here we want a coma instead (,). System.Threading.Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentUICulture = CultureInfo.GetCultureInfo(“en-US”); var currentCulture = System.Threading.Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture.Name; var ci = new CultureInfo(currentCulture) { NumberFormat = { NumberDecimalSeparator = “,” } }; System.Threading.Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = ci; […]

C# – DateTime.ToString() not displayed as I expected

Hello dear programmers, Imagine, you’re getting this nice string from this wonderfull object and BOOM: what you get is something completely different… I can see some unhappy faces here! This is the way to get the string as you expected. Did you know that actually writing the code DateTime.ToString(“dd/MM/yyyy”) or DateTime.ToString(“dd-MM-yyyy”), it’s just the same! It […]

C# – DST: DateTimeOffsets of the current day

Hey lovely programmers, Today I had a big frustration with an XML file I had to parse containing 25 hours for the 30/10/2016. All these hours where as String, and no way to use TimeSpan with 25 hours otherwise its the next day… The best way I found is to generate a list with all […]

C# – The Daylight Saving Time (DST) issue

Hey guys! The DST are a real pain in the ass for all developers. But I have got a little something for you! A DateTime extension method which will return the number of hours for the current Date. public static int GetNumberOfActualHours(this DateTime dateTime) { var hours = 24; var start = new DateTime(dateTime.Year, dateTime.Month, dateTime.Day, […]

C# – Kill any running application by code

This is a very simple way to kill an application by code under Windows. Don’t forget to add System.Diagnostics in the Using section. public void KillApp(string appName) { try { foreach (Process proc in Process.GetProcessesByName(appName)) proc.Kill(); } catch (Exception ex) { //TODO… } } Enjoy!