Neo4jClient turns 3.0

By Charlotte

Well, version wise anyhow! This is a pretty big release and is one I’ve been working on for a while now (sorry!). Version 3.0 of the client finally adds support for Bolt. When Neo4j released version 3.0 of their database, they added a new binary protocol called Bolt designed to be faster and easier on…

Excel & Neo4j? Let’s code that! (VSTO edition)

By Charlotte

So you have a new Graph Database, it’s looking snazzy and graphy and all that, but, well – you really want to see it in a tabular format, ‘cos you’ve got this Excel program hanging about, and well – who doesn’t love a bit of tabular data? Obviously there are loads of reasons why you…

Writing a Stored Proc in Neo4j for .NET Developers

By Charlotte

I’m a .NET developer and I have been for about 13 years or so now, predominantly in C#, but I originally (in my university days) started off programming in Java. Now, I’ve not touched Java for roughly 13 years, and I’m pretty happy with that situation. 3 years(ish) ago I started using Neo4j – as…

Managed Application Framework – Part 1 – The Beginnings!

By Charlotte

Last week I was tasked with developing a new App for the guys I work with, (not a developers app you understand, but for actual normal users!!! Luckily it puts me smack bang where I work best – developing functional, extendable (and most importantly) Windows based apps. I’m now officially in my comfort zone! The…

WPF – working with designers – will it work?

By Charlotte

One of the main advantages of WPF is that you can write all the backend code and then shunt the design work to a professional designer – you know – one of those guys who thinks that Cyan and Magenta just don’t go together. I’ve been knocking up a couple of WPF apps in the…

Consolas!!! GRRRRRR

By Charlotte

Why oh why does everyone and their Dad now use Consolas??? Am I the only one that perceives the font as ‘fuzzy’? I’ve read quite a few blogs recently loving the Consolas font such as Coding Horror, and as far as I’m aware – it was made to be a programmers font. But in the…

WPF Image Rendering on Headers

By Charlotte

I’ve been having a little bit of trouble lately with WPF, in particular the rendering of an image on the header of the TabItem or GroupBox headers (for example), I have the following code: … <GroupBox> <GroupBox.Header> <Image Source=”./Images/MyImage.png”/> </GroupBox.Header> </GroupBox> … Which renders fine in Visual Studio, but the minute I run the app…