Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Typescript 0.9.5, Chutzpah and Visual Studio update woes


This post is kind of a story. The story of how a simple (seemingly) update to Chutzpah version 3.0 and by extension Typescript 0.9.5 made an otherwise normal development day into a war against a legion of Typescript errors, most of which weren't even in our code.

If you're here, there's a chance you've come up against a similar issue. Hopefully this post can talk you through to a happy solution.

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Output to screen readers in Windows 8 and other .NET apps


A long time ago, in a post far, far away, I went into using Microsoft SAPI as a way of reporting information back to a user using the in-built SAPI engine and briefly explained how this could be used to help people with a visual impairment as well as some other uses. If you are interested in focussing on accessibility in your desktop or Windows 8 apps and want another powerful tool in your arsenal, this post will tell you how to communicate directly with people's screen readers (if present).

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Retrieving paths in Neo4JClient

This post relates to using Neo4J, Neo4JClient in .NET applications and how to retrieve paths from your Neo4J databases and turn them straight into POCO objects.

Monday, 25 February 2013

You don't have to be Facebook to use the graph

In this post/tutorial, I'm going to introduce graph databases. I'll explain what these new things are, why they exist, why you might want one and then I'm going to help you install one and get playing around with it!