Yves Dolce

MCS Partner ISV

August, 2005

  • Yves Dolce

    Alternative to Directory.GetFiles and co.

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    ( 8/8/05: I fixed the source code ) Just like String::Split , I dislike those GetFiles methods that put more load on the managed heap when all I need is just one piece of information among the several it gives me (130,000 filenames in my project!)...
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    /CLR effect on the way DLLs are loaded

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    Yesterday evening, I had an issue that manifested itself (no pun intended) at runtime only when compiling with /CLR:pure. /CLR and /CLR:safe did not exhibit it. The exception was: The type initializer for '<Module>' threw an exception. Unable...
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    Namespaces in C++/CLI

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    Regarding the comment made about my Alternative to Directory.GetFiles and co. entry: When is the nested namespaces being fixed in managed c++? That hack of doing it is just ugly to avoid the even uglier nesting. When is it going to be like namespace...
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    xsd.exe and C++/CLI namespace syntax

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    Carlos Ibarra wrote: Microsoft should at least fix xsd.exe /c /l:cpp /namespace:Microsoft::Services::Partners::ISV schema.xsd to produce valid C++: namespace Microsoft { namespace Services {... ...}}}} and not namespace Microsoft::Services::Partners...
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    VC++ Powertools (and GRETA)

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    I must confess I just discovered those: GRETA (" gives you all the power of Perl 5 regular expressions in your C++ applications ") and VC++Powertools . I haven't tried them yet but when I will, I'll tell you. Have you?
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    Comfortably Numb

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    Not the Pink Floyd song but the Scissor Sisters 'one: - Eye of the tiger type intro - Pink Floyd lyrics - Jamiroquai type mood - Bee Gees type chorus - Something of Soft Cell I love it!
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    Strongly typed boxed values and reference to them...

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    I just found this on my hard-disk. I thought I would share: int ^ stronglyTypedBoxedValue = 1234 ; // C++/CLI feature int copyOfUnboxedValue = *stronglyTypedBoxedValue ; int % referenceIntoBox = *stronglyTypedBoxedValue ; // C++/CLI feature ...
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    Alternative to Directory.GetFiles and co. (2)

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    Andy Rich did spot a bug in my code and pointed to his related The long-awaited return of DF blog entry: Reset() does not delete _win32FindData, so when Dispose is invoked on this class, it will not be deleted – only when the class is finalized. That...
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    Windows Presentation Framework interop

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    I'm attending an internal rehearsal of the Windows Presentation Framework PDC talks today and tomorrow. I just met Nick Kramer after his talk. Nice guy. Check his blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/nickkramer/ if you're interested in WPF Interop story with...
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    PDC 2005 talks

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    As I have seen some of the dry-runs for those, I thought I would share my quick thoughts about them: FUN318 - Windows Vista: Using Win32/WinFX Integration to Light-Up on Windows Vista: A Case Study Adam did a great job so if you have any interest...
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    Sharon publishes her first blog entry

    I've worked with her for many years now and I've learned to respect her skills. If you have any interest in SQL Server, check her blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/sharon%5Fbjeletich%5F%2D%5Fsql%5Fperformance/ !
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