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NetSparkle 1.0.35–Sample Feed for all
To make it easier for people to find out if NetSparkle would work in an application I created a sample feed and released the version 1.0.35. You will find the sample feed under the following URL: The feed contains two sample applications with full support for DSA signature. So you can switch between version 1.0.1 and 1.0.2. In addition to this the 1.0.35 release contains the following new features to be more compatible with the original Sparkle-framework ......

Posted On Friday, January 21, 2011 12:32 AM

NetSparkle 1.0.22 – First stable version
Just a second ago I finished the last requested bug fixes of my Windows based Sparkle version. This Library allows .NET Developers to extend existing applications through update capabilities. The following features are included: True self-updating, no work required from user based on Windows Installer packages Uses appcasts for release information Displays release news to the user via Internet Explorer Control Displays a detailed progress window to the user NetSparkle requires no code in your app, ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 11, 2011 12:25 AM

Set the right names of the id attribute in the model classes of an OData service
Just a second ago I tried to update my WCF data service. I wanted to expose a collection of the following class (This model is part of a hand made POCO set which is mapped to an E/F conceptional model): class Car { public int MyID { get; set; } public string CarName { get; set; } } I got a service exception of course and the exception message said something about that the element type of my cars collection is not an entity type. To solve this problem you have 2 options: Rename your MyID property ......

Posted On Monday, January 10, 2011 1:10 AM

Celebrating 5000 downloads

Today the sharpbox library ( was downloaded more then 5000 times. Thank you to the whole team for contributing ideas, features and bugfixes.

Posted On Sunday, January 2, 2011 1:00 PM

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