Adding row numbers to an SQL select result set

row_number() I have always loved SQL as a language, it’s so elegant – most of the time anyway. Since SQL Server 2008 there has been a new function that returns a row number added to an sql select result set that I didn’t discover until very recently. It came about because I was writing a new sql select query Read more about Adding row numbers to an SQL select result set[…]

Chart.js with AngularJS and Web API 2.0 – Part 1

After releasing the other Asp.net MVC/Chart.js articles, I received a fair amount of feedback (thank you for that) including requests for more information around entity framework models and the possibility of using Chart.js with AngularJS. So, I thought the best thing to do would be to do another set of turorials and bring Web API 2.0 into the Read more about Chart.js with AngularJS and Web API 2.0 – Part 1[…]

How to create a graph using a custom Swift UIView – Part 1

I’ve always wanted to create my own custom Swift UIView (or Objective-c) chart class, so I’m going to! It also gives me a chance to talk about object orientated programming; after all, that isn’t a subject that’s been done to death. Protocols In good object oriented design, our graph class should only contain the necessary code in Read more about How to create a graph using a custom Swift UIView – Part 1[…]

Using Chart.JS with a Asp.Net MVC 5 – Part 2

In the first part of this article, I rather cruelly left you at the point where we are just about ready to create our chart (click here if you haven’t read that part yet). In this part we will do just that but also look at a few other methods of retrieving data with which Read more about Using Chart.JS with a Asp.Net MVC 5 – Part 2[…]

LevelHelper 2 PRO – Corona SDK Beginners Walkthrough – Part 1

I’ve been using Vladu Bogdan’s excellent game development products  on and off for some time now, but I’m particularly excited about the new LevelHelper 2 pro application. It supports Cocos2d and Spritekit but what I’m interested in is its capabilities with Corona SDK, and here’s why: it’s not just a level editor, it’s works as a Read more about LevelHelper 2 PRO – Corona SDK Beginners Walkthrough – Part 1[…]