Tag Archive for Development

iOS full screen vs. .NET 4.0

Our database software runs on Microsoft’s .NET platform. The newest version of that software switched to .NET 4.0.  While we have not yet updated to that version another church using the same software did last week. They also use the same children’s check-in software that we do. Everything went pretty smooth for them except for…

Caching results in SQL Server

I have a few SQL scripts that provide data to be displayed on our home page. These queries calculate data over the past 4 months and display as a chart for the users to get a quick overview of the information. The problem is these queries take over 10 seconds to run. Obviously this would…

iOS 5 New Features

As a member of the iOS developer program, I have had early access to iOS 5 beta for some time now. I first installed it with Beta 3 in mid-july on my personal iPhone.  Being that I am a part-time developer and don’t have thousands of dollars to buy multiple iPod touches, iPads and iPhones…