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.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

MSMQ JSON message formatter

Use JSON to serialize and deserialize message queue messages
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Storing objects in the message queue (MSMQ) is based on the serialization of the object instance using some of the serializes, basically any class the implements IMessageFormatter. Most commonly used ones are BinaryMessageFormatter and XmlMessageFormatter. I prefer XmlMessageFormatter over BinaryMessageFormatter, mostly because messages are stored in a readable format inside the queue, so in case something goes wrong you can direly check the content of the message using built Computer Management MMC (Microsoft management console) in the. ...read more

Easy collection comparing in C#

Copmare collections in C# the easy way
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Collections are part of pretty much any application and they are convenient to store any type of data. Introducing LINQ in .NET things got a lot easier as your code does not need to be full with loops for performing simple operations on collections of any type...read more

Multiple console output in C#

Write console output to file and screen at the same time
 
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Console applications are the simplest one and very convenient when you need to quickly test some functionality. Some time the functionality that you test with console application may take time and since it is test usually it happens that it crashes...read more

Auto reload application config in .NET

Reflect config file changes in application in a runtime
 
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In .NET working with configuration is really easy and there are bunch of .NET classes that rely on config values so you do not have to specify values in their constructors. For me it a common practice to instantiate database connections of WCF client by only creating an instance with parameterless constructor while keeping values in config file...read more

PowerConsole extension to System.Console

.NET console extended
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Most of developers, at least all the ones I know mostly use Console to test their code as it is the quickest way to do it. Despite unit tests, console is a fastest way to test your code where you can easily output the results. However if you have a lot of text in output you can get lost in results...read more

Benefits of binary serialization in C#

Manipulationg with object instances using binary serialization in C#
 
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By default object instances in .NET are never "trully" clonned. Instead .NET is doing shallow copy of instances which means if you have one variable which is object instance and you assign that variable to other variable, both of them will point the same instance of that object...read more

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