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Visual Studio debugger related attributes cheat sheet

There are some debugger-oriented attributes in .Net, however 70% of developers not even know that they exist and 95% of them has no idea what they doing and how to use it. Today we’ll try to lid light on what those attributes doing and how to achieve the best of using it. Keep reading on my blog >>

Posted On Tuesday, April 7, 2009 7:22 PM

How to calculate CRC in C#?
First of all, I want to beg your pardon about the frequency of posts last time. I’m completely understaffed and have a ton of things to do for my job. This why, today I’ll just write a quick post about checksum calculation in C#. It might be very useful for any of you, working with devices or external systems. Keep reading on my blog >> ......

Posted On Monday, April 6, 2009 10:52 PM

Book review: C# 2008 and 2005 Threaded Programming
A couple of weeks ago, Packt publishing asked me to review Gastón C. Hillar book “C# 2008 and 2005 Threaded Programming: Beginner's Guide”. They sent me a copy of this book and today, I’m ready to write a review for it. Keep reading on my blog >> ......

Posted On Friday, March 20, 2009 11:44 PM

Finally I can reveal stuff I working for last half year!
A couple of days ago WordFocus exposed one of our (frankly old :) ) WPF prototypes for in-car energy assistant system, so today I can exclusively show you some of screens from this state of art WPF work. Real time performance of WPF touch screen application, running on low power automotive grade PC, which boots faster, then Nokia phone. Huge respect for all developers and P-defs. Click for screenshots and video on my blog >> ......

Posted On Monday, February 16, 2009 7:20 PM

Quick how to: Reduce number of colors programmatically
My colleague just asked me about how to reduce a number of colors in image programmatically. This is very simple task and contains of 3 (or 5) steps. Keep reading in my blog>> ......

Posted On Monday, February 9, 2009 8:49 PM

Bootstrapper for .NET framework version detector
You wrote your .NET program, that can be used as stand alone portable application (such as it should be for Smart Client Apps), however you have to be sure, that necessary prerequisites (such as .NET framework) are installed on client’s machine. What to do? How to detect .NET framework version installed on target machine before running .NET application. The answer is – to use unmanaged C++ bootstrapper, that invoke your application if correct version of framework is installed. Keep reading in my ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 4, 2009 7:23 PM

Brilliant, yet simple technical questions, can be used for work interview
Few days ago, a friend of mine, sent me set of demonstration questions for 11th grade computer science students from Russia. I throw eye on this exam and decided to use some of those questions to test candidates in my company for hardware engineer position (we’re looking for). If you’re good candidate for this position, you should be able to answer all those questions without even think a minute. You can also try to solve it >> ......

Posted On Friday, January 30, 2009 2:25 PM

Line-Of-Business vs. Beautifulness or two dogmas comparison as exemplified by two Twitter applications
Today I want to speak about two dogmas: design and functional driven programming. As the example of those two approaches, I want to introduce two Twitter clients: *Chirp by thirteen23 and TwitterFox by Naan Studio As you can see, *Chirp is state of art application with outstanding user interface, and well-defined usability studies. While TwitterFox is wacky grey boring kind-of-grid only. However, you cannot judge app by only how it looks like. Let’s try to understand first what’s for you need twitter ......

Posted On Friday, January 30, 2009 10:10 AM

Making TFS better or what is TITS?
Those days me and my team work very hard toward new version of “The System”. This includes massive refactoring of all solutions, hard work with TFS (which not restricted to only adding files, but also deleting, moving, etc. other words, all stuff, which TFS is not really love). Because of this, we need a bunch of handy tools to make our dreams come true and to decrease unnecessary number of clicks inside Team System Explorer and Visual Studio. You do not really think, that we have no tools to make ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 27, 2009 7:45 PM

Windows 7 – dry run or why Intel does not like Microsoft
Finally, I got a couple of free minutes to install Windows 7 x64 on my work machine. I have to admin, that installation was extremely fast. I just put DVD and keep talking with one of our architects near whiteboard. We enough to close only one issue, while Windows was installed and running. Keep reading on my blog >> ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 13, 2009 8:10 PM

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