Chris Dixon unearthed a great quote from Douglas Adams on the nature of technological adoption that unsurprisingly hits the mark in our ever changing and evolving world: Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary...Show More Summary
General solution for the Windows service: run as console for debugging, self-installing and -uninstalling, providing description, queuing and processing of messages, status observation and control with icon in system tray. The code may be reused for virtually any Windows service.
Microsoft Sysinterals has updates Process Explorer v16.02, Process Monitor v3...(more)...
An interesting open problem in biology is how so many signature microbial species (not just in the oceans and soil, but in anoxic lake sediments, hot springs, deep underground rock formations, etc.) got so widely and uniformly distributed. Show More Summary
I have a general distaste for decorating my code with Attributes and Annotations. Most of the time, I can't help but feel like there must be a better way to accomplish what I am trying to do, and/or that I have somewhere sprung a leak in what should be a helpful abstraction. Other times, though, c
OK so our F# journey continues. We have looked at some of the basic building block types such as Records/Tuples, it is now time to look at Discriminated Unions. Discriminated unions provide support for values that can be one of a number of possible values. The possible values are known as “union c
This is a guest repost by Rotem Hermon, former Chief Architect for serendip.me, on the architecture and scaling considerations behind making a startup music service. serendip.me is a social music service that helps people discover great...Show More Summary
Here is detailed information on today's Apple releases - both iOS and Apple TV were update...(more)...
This article is about how to start with MVC. Its very simple and useful article that include basic Save, Update and Delete methods using MVC.
Every year, Google's Summer of Code event helps foster hundreds of interesting open source projects driven by students who are helped by mentoring organizations. The company is celebrating the 10th year of the program in 2014, and has announced that this year's Summer of Code is underway. Show More Summary
A new blogpost has been posted by Koen Verbeeck on Mar 11, 2014 in category Excel Reporting
The Essence of Reynolds by Stephen Brookes, Peter O'Hearn and Uday Reddy. John Reynolds (1935-2013) was a pioneer of programming languages research. In this paper we pay tribute to the man, his ideas, and his influence. Corresponding presentation from POPL.
No Fluff Just Stuff is pleased to announce the Lone Star Software Symposium: Dallas, May 2 - 4, 2014. Catch these Featured Sessions Concurrent Processing Techniques by Jeremy Deane Traditional concurrent development on the Java Platform requires in depth knowledge of threads, locks, and queues. Show More Summary
Simple implementation of a parser of comma-separated values (CSV) files in C#
Writing a Windows store background app from the scratch
Built in Membership and Role for Authentication and Authorization
How to check Email address during user registration with ASP.NET MVC 5
TL;DR version: The backup locks feature introduced in Percona Server 5.6.16-64.0 is a lightweight alternative to FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK and can be used to take both physical and logical backups with less downtime on busy servers. Show More Summary
In many development shops where I’ve worked, there’s a consistent struggle between developers who want to “do it right” and management that wants to “just get it shipped.” The problem stems from the pride developers feel in their work coming up against the business realities faced by managers and company leaders, who are focused on […]
Implementing the Repository and Unit of Work Patterns dynamically using Kerosene ORM