Hello, world!

You are probably wondering what is this website all about. Well, from time to time I get some awesome ideas how to solve problems in software.
As everyone else, I am getting older and tending to forget stuff :), so I decided to write them down here.

I am trying to categorize or tag all articles , but they are probably stuff that you might run into while you are developing software, so here you go. Free and completely with no charge, hopefully some of these stuff will help you solve the problem or they even might work about of the box for you.

Enjoy

IP address to octets split in TSQL

Split IP addresse into octets in SQL Server
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In case you need to handle IP addresses in SQL, they are not much useful as string values. To do anything with them rather then just storing and retrieving (checking the ranges for example) you need to split IP address to segments (octets). The following is modified method I run into online. ... read more

Debugging Windows Service application with console in C#

An easier way to debug and develop Windows Services
 
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Developing Windows Service might a a real headache since you do not have any visual part to see the output. Even if you want to rely on Visual Studio debugger you need to install the service, stop it (if already running), deploy, start the service from Windows MMC and finally hook up Visual Studio to the running service process ... read more

Advanced IP address filtering in MVC and WebApi

Restrict or allow specific IP addresses to access your WebApi or MVC
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Last year I wrote an article about IP address filtering on MVC and WebApi Restrict Access to an MVC Action or Controller based on IP address. Over time the requirements for IP filtering in several web based application increased, so I had t work on this class to make it more extendible and reusable in different scenarios. The new scenarios I wanted to cover are: ... read more

.NET managed scheduled task runner

Scheduled managed code execution in .NET
 
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Sometime ago I wrote an article about Windows Scheduled Task vs Windows Service where I compared and listed benefits and drawbacks of using scheduled tasks in Windows and Windows Services for executing certain operation which repeats in some time span. However idea of executing tasks in a single Windows Service is very useful if you need to execute task in a short time span plus you have a full control including logging and other fine grained customization in case you write the task in your code ... read more

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