ASP.NET MVC : Installing AdminLTE dashboard to replace Bootstrap template

When creating a new ASP.NET MVC project in Visual Studio, the project will use a Bootstrap front-end framework by default. But there are more sophisticated templates with the extended functionality available. I wanted to use one of those instead of the one provided by Visual Studio. I discovered AdminLTE, a dashboard & control panel theme also built on top of the Bootstrap. This article will show you how I replaced the default Bootstrap framework with the AdminLTE template in an ASP.NET MVC project.

WinForms : How to create a Windows Forms Project in Visual Studio

This article is intended for beginners and will demonstrate how to create a Windows Forms / WinForms project using Visual Studio 2019 Community Edition, which is a free version of Visual Studio. The WinForms application created by Visual Studio will contain only a main form with no controls. Then in the future article, we will make this application a bit more interesting and useful.

VS : How to create a JavaScript project in Visual Studio Community

JavaScript seems to be everywhere these days. Until now, I only used it when the need arose while doing front end web development, but recently, I wanted to learn the language more properly. So the next question that popped into my mind was which IDE or editor has the JavaScript auto complete / IntelliSense and debugging capabilities? I was already familiar with the Visual Studio, so I wondered, if I can just use that for this purpose. It turns out you can and this is the topic of this article.

VS : How to create an Empty Solution in Visual Studio Express 2013

Do you want to create a blank solution in your VS Express but can't find it? I had this issue as well. I mostly code stuff for my personal needs so I never gave much thought on making the code more readable and organized, but on my last WinForms project I wanted to give more attention on how the project is structured. It seemed to me that the best way to achieve that was to start with an empty solution and then add necessary projects to that solution. I had trouble finding this option in Visual Studio, so I decided to write a post about it in case there are others with the same issue.