Late yesterday night I needed to needed to find information in MSDN so I opened my trusted web browser only to be greeted by this sight: Like the software developer that I am I've tried to blame my hardware (screen) for my grief. unfortunately after opening a different web browser I couldn't avoid the conclusion … Continue reading New Firefox feature – burnt screen?!
It seems that DevExpress (along with Microsoft) are giving away an "express" version of their tool CodeRush. You can read all about it here - CodeRush Xpress announced and available From the download page: Supported Features: CodeRush Xpress includes the following features. Duplicate Line Highlight All References Increase or Reduce Selection Smart Clipboard Operations Generate … Continue reading CodeRush Express Available as free download
Due to a (stupid) bug I accidentally caused SO notifier to poll the StackOverflow site every half a second. The new version has a polling interval of once per hour. In case you want to use StackOverflow Notifier use this newer version instead so your IP won't be banned.
This morning my client has stopped working on my computer. After checking the usual suspects (network connection, proxy server etc.) I discovered that only http://www.stackoverflow.com blocks my web requests. After a quick search on the Internet I found the following post on StackOverflow blog: We’ve noticed there are a number of users running a script … Continue reading If you’re using StackOverflow Notifier – Read this!
Every developer has been at a point when a defect is found in software he has been working on, in fact a major part of every software developer is fixing bugs. A software bug (or just “bug”) is an error, flaw, mistake, failure, fault or “undocumented feature” in a computer program that prevents it … Continue reading Find the difference – spot the bug
Update: New version has been released in case you're using the last version (V18.104.22.168) please use this version instead. In case you don't know what StackOverflow is all about you can read about it At the site's About Page: Stack Overflow is a programming Q & A site that's free. Free to ask questions, free … Continue reading StackOverflow Notifier
I came upon a questing at StackOverflow: The system I work on here was written before .net 2.0 and didn't have the benefit of generics. It was eventually updated to 2.0, but none of the code was refactored due to time constraints. There are a number of places where the code uses ArraysLists etc. that … Continue reading Why should I use List and not ArrayList