Serialization is not a trivial problem in any language. In .NET there are quite some choices available for serializing/deserializing objects. Each available option has it’s strengths and weaknesses.
I’ve started a project on git hub SerializationTests where i’m trying to determine what is supported by which library and draw a few conclusions that should be helpful when designing serializable objects and in general when dealing… read full article
In Windows 7 ( and maybe Vista) when hosting a WCF Service in a console application AS A USER and not as administrator, you might get an exception telling you that you don’t have access to register with the net.tcp port sharing service.
This is a short post about logging errors to db with log4net.
I’ve recently been bitten by a bug or better said miss configuration of log4net. I’m using log4net with database logging and file logging in a project and i was wandering why there are no error messages logged in the db when they are logged in the log files configured.
The next paragraph made me remember of a lot of hours of discussions with various developers:
If you’re arguing with me that NHibernate is the wrong tool because you’re writing reporting applications, just say “I write reporting applications.” And when I say “I think NHibernate is the best tool for persisting domain models,” I should probably talk about that specific context. And definitely, when you say “Linq to Sql rocks!”… read full article
.. And again WordPress upgrade worked like a charm… on click db backup … one click upgrade from 2.X to 3.0. All the plugins seem to work fine but if you see anything wrong please drop me a line… read full article
In the last project I have been working i finally got a chance to design and implement a solution based on NServiceBus and NHibernate, two tools I’ve been watching for a while but never got a chance to play with in more than sample applications. For some external reasons I’ve been forced to use MySQL as a database server in this project.