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ZendCon - Deep Dive into Browser Performance - Ilia Alshanetsky

My slides from ZendCon 2014 about "Deep Dive into Browser Performance" are now available for download here: Slides

Enabling MFC collections to work in range-based for loops

MFC Collection Utilities is a small open-source library that enables you to use any MFC collection with range-based for loops.

Programming Language or Shakespeare Character?

Think you can tell the difference between a programming language and a Shakespeare character?

VPN Kill Switch

A very simple program to kill all network interfaces if your VPN goes down.

ModevCon – Using Cloud Tools to Build Enterprise Mobile Apps with APIs Fast

I will be at ModevCon in Washington, DC December 11-12 showing how to use cloud tools to build enterprise mobile apps fast with APIs fast. What (my talk) Friday, December 12, 11:30am ET. Gone are the days where you can afford to take months to build an enterprise mobile app. Show More Summary

Closures in PHP Who Knew?

Closures (also known as anonymous functions or lambda functions) are just that - Anonymous or closed. They don't follow the standard function declaration, and can be created inline. If you've used any modern JavaScript library, you've already done this.

Find the Size of Database mdf and ldf File in sql server

I shown a sql query which find the size of database mdf and ldf file in sql server.

Web Browser hangs/Freeze Issue VB.net

The Article is for those who getting application hang/freeze issue in web browser control

Using RSA and AES for File Encryption

Demonstrate how to use.NET Cryptography library to create a file encryption/decryption tool

Is it Really Better to 'Return an Empty List Instead of null'? / Part 4

This article series aims to answer the question: Should we return an empty list or 'null' from functions?

Error'd: CMD: Completely Malicious Data

What? Friday already!? Not quite, but close! We have something really good coming up tomorrow for Halloween, so here's your weekly dose of Error'd a day early. Enjoy! -------- "Yep - nailed it AVG. Well done," writes Jordan R. "I tried to configure a VNC client using an SSH tunnel and I guess this is how I succeeded to connect... Show More Summary

Internet of Things-IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing but objects which are connected through internet and communicate (transfer data) with each other, however every object has its own identity i.e. an IP Address or MAC Address or Unique Identifiers.

Comparing Two Objects: How Hard Can It Be?

TL;DR: Comparing the values of simple objects of unknown types in.NET can be a pain. Here is the story of how I achieved it (and the code!).This week I had to implement a thing that saves settings for, well, something. Each setting should be saved individually, so all I had as input was the key (a

Using Visual Studio Developer Command Prompt With PowerShell

Running Developer Command Prompt for Visual Studio The Visual Studio developer command VsDevCmd.bat only works with the cmd.exe command line shell/processor, which is still the native command prompt in Windows. Try writing some command in Start->Run or Explorer’s address bar, and you’ll

Enforcing ASP.NET MVC Conventions With Unit Tests, Or Solving The AJAX HTML Redirect To Login Page Problem

This blog post is about an ASP.NET MVC workaround we implemented in a previous project. We solved the problem by enforcing using a class that extends one of ASP.NET MVC classes, which in itself created another problem, as new developers joining the project may always use the old class. The solution

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