@Skriker V1.0: +1
I use a dark theme in VS and pasting into something also copies the dark background of each letter. Would also like to know how to do this without notepad.
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Thanks I'll look at those. I tried one serializer that claimed to work for this thing but couldn't handle all the types. However, serialization is only one scenario where this is needed. I'll take a look at the AutoMapper but it might be best to have VS IDE feature that does this (maybe there already is in some 3rd party plugin, but I haven't installed ReSharper etc after hearing so many times how they slow things down):
You could set up T4 templates to auto-generate the serializable DTO class and then use auto-mapper to perform the copy. I have done this with DataSet -> DTO classes in the past. Using T4 templates means that as the source class changes, the generated DTO class will keep up to date when you build.
OK, made a couple of minor tweaks and fixes.
I'm going to take my time thinking how to remove/layout the lists, and what I can use to further break up the text blocks, as I'm a little word-blind now (after spending most of last week staring at it). The important bit was to get it live, now I can improve the content.
Thanks again everyone.
@magicalclick: I didn't want to preclude any VB.NET people by specifying C#, but I guess I should be specifying both ...
@Bass: I'm going to leave the animations in (I think a static page would look too 'small time' even if I am). I'll look at getting a professional logo once I've actually made any money (going for the tightest budget possible).
Thanks for the ideas, "keep 'em coming" as you say over The Pond
OK, the deed is done, the site is now live.
www.meconon.info for the main page
www.facebook.com/MecononConsultancy for the (currently small) profile (please like on Facebook it you feel it's appropriate).
It is currently linked to a wordpress blog, but I have yet to decide if it will get more hits if I move it into the main site.
Any more comments on execution and concept?
@RealBboy360: It's also perfectly good for streaming media, web browsing or web-based gaming. And it's fairly robust so you can let kids play with it without much worry.
We actually do get quite a lot of 'casual' use out of ours.
Just don't expect any more functionality that you would get on an iPad -- so many people seem to expect RT to be full windows.