Have you ever had to execute a bit of code that took an extremely long time to complete? If so, I'm sure you've noticed that your user interface becomes unresponsive. You can't use any controls on the form until the process completes. This is extremely ... [More]
I wrote this example in an effort to monitor the Windows Services that are installed on my system at any given time. I decided to kill two birds with one stone and learn a bit about MVVM, DataBinding, and WPF in the process. I'll start by showing you a class diagram of the s... [More]
.NET Design Patterns series: Part 1 The Decorator pattern
A brief introduction to software design patterns
Hello and welcome to my first article in a series on design patterns. A design pattern is simply a documented solution to a common software design problem. This i... [More]
Visual Studio 2012RC and ASP.NET MVC4 Mobile sites
I've recently downloaded Visual Studio 2012 RC to experiment with the latest and greatest that .NET 4.5 has to offer. The installation took around an hour and a half.
What's new in .NET 4.5 you ask? Here's a comprehensive list from (so... [More]