Front end users are free to upload images of any size, However for uniformity its often necessary to resize these images to a standard width and height but still maintaining the aspect ratio. The following function is what I use to to resize an image dynamically. The file thus returned can then be renamed and […]
Loop through properties of an object
I just had a need to loop through all the properties of an object and copy the values of the properties to another object of the same type. I just discovered that we can use System.Relection to get this done. For example two objects sourceObject and destinationObject are objects of class Person. using System.Reflection; namespace […]
Unable to convert MySQL date/time value to System.DateTime
While filling a .Net DataSet with data from MySql, date fields can cause the error Unable to convert MySQL date/time value to System.DateTime After some research, I found a solution to this issue is to use DATE_FORMAT in the select statement like below SELECT FirstName, LastName, DATE_FORMAT(RegistrationDate, ‘%d/%m/%Y’) AS DateOfRegistration, […]
Accessing values from config files
Performace optimized code for accessing values from resource file and config files.