Following up on the WCF config theme. Back in April I wrote a config merger for our CAB application. General scenario was as follows: we had a central “shell” application […]

Thoughts from one of my last projects. It is difficult to create a well-isolated component that uses a WCF client under the covers. WCF reads end-point configuration settings from the […]

One of my friends said that he admires Microsoft marketing genius for creating a Java clone and bringing it to commercial success. But is .NET really a Java clone? On […]

I was lately inundated by spam comments. I was getting literally dozens of spam comments a day, and the number was ever growing. Requiring users to log in did not […]

I had a “Java update available” icon on my task bar for a while. Finally I decided to install it. I thought it would be something like a service pack […]

We went to the “Liza in the Palace” concert today, which is a four-week series of Minelli concerts on Broadway. What can I say… I’ve got mixed impressions from this […]

I finally got to download it. Well I TRIED to download it. It is amazing. I wonder, if they wanted to make it more difficult, would it be possible? First, […]

It looks like subtracting dates in .NET is done purely mechanically, ignoring such subtleties as time zones or daylight savings time. In particular, the UTC flag is ignored when subtracting […]