November 2004 Entries

Code Performace ... yes, it DOES make a difference!

While reading through my usual blog listings, I came across a posting by Jeffrey Richter's wintellect blog that talked about code performance via the JIT.  After reading his posting, along with other related cases, I decided to try it out.  So, I took his code and 'converted' back to .NET 1.1 and this is what I got: 1: using System; 2: using System.Diagnostics; 3: 4:   5: public class App 6: { ...

posted @ Monday, November 29, 2004 1:40 PM | Feedback (3)

If it's a .dll or .exe, it's an assembly, right??

While reading through my archive of RSS feeds from other blogs, I bumped into this one from Suzanne Cook.  After reading it, I thought...hmm, maybe I should write a function to do that for me ... so here it is, a C# version of an assembly verifier:private const int COR_E_ASSEMBLYEXPECTED = -2147024885;private bool IsAssembly(string asmFile) { bool isAsmbly = true; try { AssemblyName.GetAssemblyName(asmFile); } catch(BadImageFormatException imageEx) { ...

posted @ Monday, November 15, 2004 12:19 PM | Feedback (17)

Wicked, yet advanced, ASP.NET ...

While reading an article by Dino Esposito from Wintellect, I bumped into this little beauty from Jeff Prosise, another Wintellect guru.  This article covers pretty 'high level' ASP.NET coding to show you how you can protect your sessions from potential hackers.  It's a must read for those interested in core ASP.NET development.

posted @ Monday, November 15, 2004 12:02 PM | Feedback (3)

Election over.

Well, as we all know, the race for the presidency is over.  During the weeks leading to this 'historic' event, I managed to keep my time occupied by visiting  The site is filled with good statistical information gathered from various polls. If you have time check it out.

posted @ Wednesday, November 3, 2004 1:34 PM | Feedback (2)

Fine, I'm a .pdf!

After reading Rocky Lhotka's blog posting, I decided to try it out myself...I'm just too plain. Which File Extension are You?

posted @ Wednesday, November 3, 2004 1:27 PM | Feedback (1)