May 07, 2019 :: Issue No 49
  • As we know, V8 is out. And for the go-getters out there that means it's time to upgrade those packages to work with the new version! But what about our clients still on V7? Andy is here to share a strategy for updating to V8 while dealing with the realtiy that is maintaining for V7 at the same time.

  • PDF generation in .NET can be a bit of a bear and it's something that most of us have had to deal with at one point or another. Anders talks about XSL formatting and how we can use it to remove some of that pain and generate PDFs on the fly.

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