Tag Archives: .NET

Global Error Handling for UWP-Apps

[ Für Details zur Fehlerbehandlung in .NET im Allgemeinen, unter Berücksichtigung von von multi-threaded Programmierung (insbesondere mit Task und Await)  siehe meinen Artikel “Lass da mal was sein” im dotnetpro Magazin 3/2013. Für Details zur Fehlerbehandlung in UWP-Apps siehe meinen … Continue reading

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Tracing for UWP-Apps

There are several tools available for tracing in UWP Apps: MetroLog PortiLog Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) via Diagnostics.FileLoggingSession I wanted to use ETW via Diagnostics.FileLoggingSession but it proved to be unstable and there was no way to convert the … Continue reading

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Quirks with date and number formats in UWP Apps and Windows 10

In Windows 10 users can configure several languages, a region, a Regional format and additionally several on-screen keyboards (OSK) in different languages. How to switch between OSK and their handling of region-specific decimal separators is not immediately obvious. UWP apps do … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Experiments on Cloud Encryption

[ Dies ist ein Auszug aus meinem Artikel “Wolkentresor” im dotnetpro Magazin 9.2015 mit einigen ergänzenden Abbildungen ] Private files should only be stored in the cloud being encrypted via a key controlled and known by the user solely (= end-to-end … Continue reading

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Windows Service Worker Options

[Für Details siehe meinen Artikel “Perfekter Service” im dotnetpro Magazin 1/2016.] Implementation patterns used for Windows Services can seriously influence performance, reactivity, computing resource consumption, stability and energy consumption of our systems. This post shares alternative patterns for creating Windows … Continue reading

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Simple WCF

[Für Details siehe meinen kommenden Artikel “WCF Leicht und robust” im dotnetpro Magazin 1/2016.] Choosing WCF options and configuring them can be quite cumbersome and demanding. This post shares a very simple approach for using WCF services. Download complete code. … Continue reading

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Tamed FileSystemWatcher

[Für Details siehe meinen Artikel “Gezähmte Beobachter” im Windows Developer Magazin, Sept 2015] [July 11, 2015: Fixed bugs in code. See changelog in readme.txt] [Feb 21, 2018: Fixed bug in code: Filter no being applied with OrderByOldestFirst=false] [Mar 02, 2018: … Continue reading

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A WebCrawler demonstrating the Beauty of TPL Dataflow

[2012-Oct-13 Updated downloadable code to wait for cancel to complete] Für mehr Informationen zu diesem Thema in Deutsch siehe meinen Artikel “Gleichzeitig zum Erfolg, Parallele Programmierung und Dataflow mit .NET” im dotnetpro Magazin, Heft 6/2013. This post demonstrates the beauty … Continue reading

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WP7 Background Agent Pitfalls and App/Agent Synchronization

To put this post into perspective see Windows Phone 7 App Development Helpers and Time Savers. Background agents are a very important feature for WP7 apps. Agents allow you to run code in background while the app is not running … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 App Development Helpers and Time Savers

Für mehr Informationen zu diesem Thema in Deutsch siehe meine kommenden Artikel “Phone, Schweiß und Tränen” und “Aus App-Gründen ans Licht” im dotnetpro Magazin, Ausgaben 9 und 10/2012. The Windows Phone is a fascinating app platform and Microsoft’s Visual Studio … Continue reading

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