Monthly Archives: February 2011

Being declarative when it fits with the Model Driven Framework ECO for Visual Studio 2010

So I always praise this declarative development that Enterprise Core Objects lends itself to. Take the ViewModels – I go on and on, post after post, rambling on how amazingly fast and robust a UI built this way can be … Continue reading

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Using different WCF Bindings with Enterprise Core Objects – ECO – the model driven framework

There are already numerous ways to set up an Eco-based system. Besides having a multitude of PersistenceMappers that enables Object-relational mapping for the most popular databases – Eco also provides a Bridged communication between an Eco-client and an Eco-server. Since … Continue reading

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What about HasUserCode in Enterprise Core Objects – ECO the Model Driven Framework

Class Attributes in classes modeled with ECO has a property called HasUserCode. This post sets out to explain what effect the property has and what the intended use is. Let us say that we have this model: Focus the DueDate … Continue reading

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Allowing return key in some cells of DataGrid but not in others

As I use the EAInformation screens in AppComplete I found that it would be good to be able to accept multi line input in some grid cells. As the EAInformation UI is completely built with ViewModels and Styles my first … Continue reading

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Enterprise architect information

I wrote this other article some time ago. The principle remains but we have a lot of input from real life experience what one requires to successfully maintain all the axes of information needed in Enterprise Architecture. We have applied … Continue reading

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Diagrams in Diagrams

In AppComplete you can create three types of diagrams 1. Class Diagrams   2. State Diagrams 3. Process Diagrams What at least I think is very cool is that any diagram can hold any other diagram (new from December). So … Continue reading

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Reverse engineer a database – again

Green field development is a one thing – mastering projects that already have a lot of data is another. This is where the Reverse tools come into play. I am doing work for an Insurance company – they are challenged … Continue reading

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Straight forward, easy even, Silverlight applications with ECO that saves, loads and discovers changed objects on the server

This is the beta of the Silverlight persistence – I want feedback on how it works and how hard/easy it is to get along with. Yes, I have promised this for a long time but we got caught up in … Continue reading

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Eco Silverlight–client and server side–how is it supposed to work

The question on the forum was “So what is on the Eco Service side? What are the steps going to be to make a SL Eco project work? Is there a description anywhere of what the plans are for this … Continue reading

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Coding along, doing more faster with WPF and ECO and OCL

My kid, Simon, is eight years old and we are in Thailand during the October break in School. He got a lot of homework to do while we are away – mostly Math – and does he need it… I … Continue reading

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