Category: Microsoft

How to migrate SDF database to Sql Server

Umbraco’s site installation comes with an SDF database. For obvious reasons, I needed to migrate this to SQL Server. Below are the steps I took to make it work. Before proceeding to the steps below, you will need to install following: ExportSqlCE40.exe which you can download from here SQL Server Compact 4.0 Runtime from here

Dependency Injection with Unity in an ASP.NET application

You will find lots of articles regarding Dependency Injection and why you should implement this design pattern. While this post is not about the “why” but the “how”, my two cents to “why do it” is below: Code becomes easily testable Components/layers are decoupled Overall promotes maintainability and good software practice This post will guide