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IronRuby instead of NAnt or MSBuild?
Posted by hakanl in Uncategorized on February 15, 2012
I tried to use IronRuby in a continuous integration project and it worked pretty good, except when I wanted to use some external GEM to compress/extract zip files, turns out most are written for native un*x… But with a simple call to my trustworthy .NET solved that problem. Good read here: Say Goodby to NAnt and MSBuild
How Not To Lead Geeks
Posted by hakanl in Uncategorized on January 19, 2012
Got a good link from a friend: http://positivesharing.com/2006/03/how-not-to-lead-geeks/
It makes a lot of sense, I’m a strong believer in most of it.
Passing WCF username AND PASSWORD to service handler
Posted by hakanl in Uncategorized on May 17, 2011
The correct way to do this in WCF is to implement IAuthorizationPolicy to replace PrimaryIdentity in the ServiceSecurityContext.
Collection of good questions to ask during a .NET interview
Posted by hakanl in Uncategorized on March 3, 2011
Now I just need to learn some of these before I can ask…
Site for public domain XAML icons
Posted by hakanl in Uncategorized on February 28, 2011
Nice site with icons (styles should come later) for XAML and other uses: Xamalot
Development Model using GIT
Posted by hakanl in Uncategorized on February 18, 2011
I’ve tried GIT, like it a lot. Click here for a good read on a development/branching model using GIT.
.NET Gadgeteer by Microsoft
Posted by hakanl in Uncategorized on February 7, 2011
I think I’m a gadgeteer… I want this .NET Gadgeteer, would go perfect with the Netduino.
Comprehensive article about threading in C# .NET 4
Posted by hakanl in Uncategorized on February 3, 2011
This is an article with the most comprehensive write-up about threading, synchronizing, blocking, and everything related, in C# and .NET 4.0.
Threading in C# by Joe Albahari
Remember my mantra – “Premature optimization in the root of all evil” by Donald Knuth
Another link today, http://iridiummobile.net/
They’ve built a very cool product that takes a touch panel file from AMX‘s TPDesign4 and lets you use it on iPhone, iPad, Windows 7/XP/CE with more products coming. I’m excited about the Android 3.0 Honeycomb platform paired with this. My goal is to get a highly-integrated system that can either be handheld or wall-mounted for about $500. We’re getting there…
I’ll do some more evaluation of their product, especially how it compares to tpcontrol, another company having a similar product, but Iridium’s strength is that it can run on non-iOS products like WinXP, which should give me more hardware choices. Plus their upcoming version 2.0 promises features that we don’t even have on the native AMX touch panels, like the MVP-9000, etc.
Very useful monitoring tool
Check this out: http://www.newrelic.com/
We bought it for my work to monitor our site http://www.activegolf.com.