A couple of minutes ago I received a call from an automated system pretending to be from JP Morgan Chase that gave me an “online access code” and asked to […]

Big corporations love uniformity: things are much easier to manage if they are all alike. But then they may also fail all at the same time, with catastrophic consequences. Remember […]

Is it just me, or is Google search really getting dumber? I am having more and more (perceived, not measured) difficulty finding things, and the search results become more and […]

This is a short summary of differences between WCF and .NET Remoting when they are used to control a Windows service. Complete article is found here: http://www.ikriv.com/dev/dotnet/AspNetCallsWinService/index.php. Complete code examples for WCF and Remoting are […]

It makes things so simple, I really wish other languages had it. Today in five or six places I wrote something like _innerObject?.Dispose(); instead of if (_innerObject != null) _innerObject.Dispose(); […]

SendGrid e-mail server silently converts plain text e-mails to HTML, losing line breaks in the process. They have some reasoning on why this is a good idea, but I do believe […]