Visual SOS – Visual Studio extension to debug managed applications through SOS

Visual SOS is both an executable and extension for Visual Studio that leverages the debugger engine available in Windows in conjunction with SOS debugging extension. It’s similar to having Windbg embedded into Visual Studio but in a much simpler way, because it exposes some of the most commonly used commands just a click away. Visual […]

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Simplicity – Native Java bridge for .NET Developers

Introduction Today’s world is fast paced and agile, this is more evident when we talk about technology, and particularly software development. In order to be competitive, organizations and developers must produce high quality software that aims to leverage existing libraries, thus reducing development, testing time and efforts. In the past, developers had to port or […]

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SIF (Service Integration Framework) on github

Hi Community, Please find here https://github.com/angelhernandezm/SIF-Service-Integration-Framework the source code for SIF. SIF was a project I started working on to overcome some of the limitations and issues found in CCF, CCA and USD. One of the design principles was to have less dependencies in assemblies that are required to be distributed along with the solution, […]

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Recipe – Extract exception details in Java (JVM) from a JNI C++ solution

Hi Community, Today’s recipe is about a nifty way to extract useful and detailed information from exceptions thrown in JVM . As part of this personal project I’m currently working on, I needed to interact with some Jar files that are handled by JVM through JNI and C++. One of the features required was to […]

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Recipe – Recursively find specific files on Windows through C++ lambda expression

Hi Community, I’m sorry for having been “absent” in the past few months, but I had been commuting (7 months)  interstate working on this important project for this department in federal government. I hope to catch up with the blogging and continue contributing as I have done in the past. Today’s post is about a […]

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Goodbye MVP Program (2006 – 2016) – Welcome MVP Reconnect

Hi Community, As usual, I’d like to share with you a recent change to my MVP status. After 11 years, I am not an MVP recipient any longer. I recently had a lengthy conversation with my MVP lead and she gave me the news and I took it easy, but now I am member of […]

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FTPS client for xamarin based apps

Hi Community, Today’s post is a quick recipe to enabling FTPS capabilities to our Xamarin applications. Please refer to code below to see it fully. Angel ObjectInfo Class using System; namespace WebUtils { /// <summary> /// /// </summary> public class ObjectInfo { /// <summary> /// Gets or sets the name. /// </summary> /// <value> /// […]

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Easy and convenient way to serialize SQLite tables with xamarin

Hi Community, As a follow up to my previous post on Xamarin development, Today is about a common task which is serialization of SQLite tables as a CSV file (It could be any file actually, but in this specific case is a CSV file). At the same time, I’d like to also share with you […]

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Overcoming lack of AppDomain class in PCL library with Xamarin

Hi Community, If you usually wear two hats (architect and  developer) like I do, you might find this blog post useful. My current engagement requires me to have the precision of a surgeon, because anything misplaced might break the functionality of this Xamarin Android application. My customer’s requirement was “simple” being able to extend existing […]

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