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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
Parallel infinite loop in C#
Using Parallel for infinite loop in C#
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In .NET framework 4.5 Task Parallel Library of TPL is introduced. It is the same thing as Threading but in additional layer of abstraction...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
JSON data validation in C#
Validate JSON data with C# in .NET framework 4
 
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JSON is slowly but certainly taking over the throne of XML. It is much lighter, a lot easier to deserialize, but still there are some features that XML is better in. One of these is validation...read more
Changing service reference configuration in the runtine
Updating service reference without restarting your applcation
 
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Using web services in C# and in general in .NET based applications is really easy. All you need is a service URL and Visual Studio will generate both proxy classes for service communication and configuration for web service endpoints and bindings...read more
Hide IIS server info in a resposne
Hide server info in ASP.NET with simple web.config setting
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Last year I wrote an article about ASP.NET web application security check list. Apparently there are always more things to add to improve your web application security...read more
Managing keys for shared collections in .NET
Ensuring unique keys for shared collections in .NET
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Dealing with shared collection in application is always a bit tricky. You have to take care of concurrent access if you are accessing from multiple threads. One more thing which does not look so important as it is not difficult to implement is managing keys for addressing values...read more
Auto realod 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
Easy and simple way to bind ADO object to POCO object
Simple one way binding of ADO database objects to POCO
 
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This article is base don the article I wrote in September last year. Basically I wrote this piece of code because I needed something really lite for one way binding. There are a bunch of light ORMs and ORM-Like solution, but both of them provide two way binding, but for me insert/delete/update commands were already handled by stored procedures as it was an existing solution which needed some new features, so I needed something to make reading a lot easier...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
Working with GoogleMaps in jQuery style
jQuery plugin for GoogleMaps
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I've used GoogleMaps on several web projects and it seemed to me that I'm repeating a lot of code used in the previous projects which lead me to write a common Javascript library to help me easily reuse the code by only copying the JavaScript library to a project or referencing it from CDN. I could not think of a better way to build this library than to use jQuery and build a pligin for this. ...read more
Reading config value to a proper data type
Automatic conversion of values from app.config
 
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Reading from application config is pretty easy in .NET. You literally need one line to fetch the value. A minor but annoying problem is that configuration is always returning string value...read more
Generate sitemap.xml on the fly in Umbraco CMS
Simple sitemap.xml Umbraco handler
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Sitemap.xml is important component of SEO which is responsible for indexing your website. Search engine robots are generating indexes of your website based on this file. Since content in Umbraco website is dynamic, it makes not so much sence to have static sitemap.xml file for indexing your content...read more

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