Do you think your Windows.Forms Application has no memory leaks?

26 May 2010 If your answer is yes, please read on, because, once, I thought so, too. Let me first clarify what I mean by leaks in a .NET application. Under this definition you may have a leak when an instance persists in memory even though you expect it to be collected by...

Assimilose

22 May 2010 A|ssi|mi|lo|se, die – Degenerative Form der Assimilation, in der eine vormals stattgefundene Assimilierung graduell rückgängig gemacht wird.

Visual Studio 2010: Introducing new pitfalls

07 May 2010 A couple of days ago I installed Visual Studio 2010 on my machine. In general it seems to be a fine release, especially when beefed up with Resharper V5 (I very, very much like the new Ctrl + Shift + Alt + A). However, the new release managed to drive...

A HTTP file server in 130 lines of code

17 Apr 2010 …of which 20 deal with mapping file extensions to MIME types. For an integration test I want to be able to set up an HTTP server that serves files from a directory. While I was at it I ensured that a proper directory listing and links are provided by the...

Some PowerShell Foo...playin' with da Task Scheduler

23 Mar 2010 When adopting something new it can take quite a while until you really get into it. PowerShell is such a thing. When it came out I played around with it, not more. Now, with us having to provide some maintenance tools for our last project and me working on connecting...