Browsing Posts published in September, 2006

I’ve been a big believer in unit testing for years now, but was never serious about test-driven development (TDD) until a few months ago. It sounded like an interesting idea, but I didn’t understand why TDD practitioner were so zealous about writing the tests first. Why did it matter? I thought it was to ensure […]

Ryan Byington (BCLTeam Blog) just posted some great information on how to query performance counters as a non-admin on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP x64 Edition, and Vista: How to Read Performance Counters Without Administrator Privileges You are running as a non-admin, aren’t you?

.NET Framework 3.0 or  (The Framework Formerly Known as WinFX – TFFKAWFX – or more simply The Framework) has hit the RC1 milestone. Congratulations to the entire Microsoft team. We’re getting very close to a time when we can deploy production applications* using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) aka Indigo, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) aka Avalon, Windows CardSpace […]