February 2004 - Posts


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Posts of the Day by Sijin Joseph

Came across some really good reads today Kirk Allen writes about the choices we developers have to make in face of ignorant management. “They are millionaires” Joel Pobar has an excellent post on the implementation of the GC in Rotor. Panoptican...
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Managing AssemblyVersion I by Sijin Joseph

I have written a macro that autoincrements the build number of the AssemblyVersion based on the code that is available at http://blogs.biasecurities.com/jim/archive/2003/10/08/166.aspx My macro uses ProjectItem to look for the AssemblyInfo file, uses...
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CVS .Net by Sijin Joseph

It's been 2 weeks since i switched my SCC provider to CVSNT http://www.cvsnt.org . It has solved a lot of problems that i had before when i wanted to work on a new release but still maintain the old codeline for bug fixes and patches. Now using the branching...
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Decrypting IL strings and obfuscation in general by Sijin Joseph

Some obfuscators encrypt the strings used in .Net assemblies. They typically change a line like ldstr “Hello World ” to ldstr bytearray ( 00 4E........F6) //Not accurate representation It is easy to detect such encrypted strings in the assemblies...
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Good free components by Sijin Joseph

Found some great components to integrate into my project. 1. Error Dialog – I was always looking for a better way to show exceptions, one that could help the developer with debugging as well. This component seems to do the job well. http://www.jasonbock...
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