14 Jun 2008
The company credit card has been dusted off again and this time to upgrade my ReSharper license from the older 2.x version to the new 4.x version. The new version has full support for C# 3.0 and LINQ and has ASP.NET performance improvements. All of the shortcuts and productivity gains I used in 2.x work in exactly the same way although most of my current projects are built in Visual Studio 2005 so I'm not...
13 Jun 2008
The Windows Sysinternals team create a superb suite of system administration utilities which you would normally download and install onto your local machine. This suite of tools includes a replacement for the windows task manager called Process Explorer which also helps debug file and registry operations. While this suite of tools is incredibly useful as it is they have now released online versions of them at http://live.sysinternals.com/ meaning that you can simply point your browser...
12 Jun 2008
I write ASP.NET code most of the time and do so with Microsoft Visual Studio.NET 2003/2005/2008 and it has become really tiresome to add the runat="server" tag all the time! I wouldn't mind if there were runat="client" or runat="pub" options but there isn't. So please Microsoft stop us from having to use it!