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How to calculate date/time differences in Visual RPG for .NET

.NET offers superb date calculation capabilities. This article take a look at how to use the System.TimeSpan structure to calculate date and time durations.

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How to test that DataGate is working for your Web site

Resolving issues with Web applications is challenging work. There is so much to go wrong. This article introduces a single ASPX that shows if DataGate is working for your Web app.

Splitting a string with AVR for .NET three ways

You can often learn a lot from a simple little exercise. In this article, let's consider three ways to split a string in AVR for .NET. Our need is to split a full name field into two fields, one for the first name one for the last name. Initially, let's use the string 'Neil Young'.

ASNA Mobile RPG controls gallery

This article provides a gallery of the many UI controls that ASNA Mobile RPG provides for building a mobile application's user interface.

How to hash user passwords with AVR for .NET

This article shows how to get, and use, the Microsoft System.Web.Helpers.Crypto class to create cryptographically secure hashed password.

Using AVR's OSEXEC

ASNA Visual RPG for .NET and ASNA Visual RPG have an`OSEXEC` operation code. This article shows a few techniques for building good command lines for OSEXEC.

DataGate for IBM i and DataGate for SQL Server differences

This article shows functional differences between ASNA's DataGate for IBM i and DataGate for SQL Server and programming considerations.

Understanding AVR for .NET's shared class members

Not only do AVR for .NET shared class members generate a lot of questions for us in ASNA tech support, but their misuse cause AVR for .NET programmers grief and consternation. This article takes a look at exactly what shared members are and when to use them.

Effective numeric input for AVR for .NET Windows apps

This article shows how to add culture-specific decimal number input to your ASNA Visual RPG for .NET Windows apps.

Capturing user signatures in an IBM i mobile app

This article shows how to use ASNA Mobile RPG to capture a user signature in an IBM i mobile application. Very little ILE RPG code is required to perform the signature capture.

Configure Windows Defender for AVR Web development

The Windows Defender's feature called "Controlled folder access" can cause problems trying to create Web sites with ASNA Visual RPG and Visual Studio. This article shows how to resolve this issue.

A guide to using CSS custom Properties

CSS custom properties are essentially variables you can declare in your CSS. They can dramatically reduce redundancy and increase flexibility in your CSS files. Except for IE 11, all of the major browsers now fully support CSS custom properties. Let's take a closer look.