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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Integration between Qt application running on Linux and Microsoft SQL Server

I love computers, technology and software that’s for sure. I fell in love with them at a very early age and I still got the passion To me, when I’m able to make one system talk or communicate and interact with another it’s always fun and challenging, but more importantly it’s rewarding as. I have […]

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MetaFS (Metadata File System for Windows)

FileSystems are the storage backbone for any computer system, in Today’s operating systems most of them provide a common functionality set like journaling, security and metadata among others. In my humble opinion, metadata is one of the most important ones, reason being is that they can tell users about the contents of the file without […]

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Instrumenting SharePoint code via Performance Counters

Instrumentation is an important and integral part of every system because it allows (among some other things) to monitor the health of the system and/or components of it.  On a recent engagement, I had to architect a SharePoint solution that integrates with a core LOB system. The SharePoint solution comprises a few workflows that in […]

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Pass information to .NET control from Native Code with Visual C++

As a follow up to this post on interoperability between .NET and native code, this post describes how we can host a .NET user control from an ActiveX control, but more importantly set properties that drive or change the behaviour of the .NET user control. First of all, we need to define an interface with […]

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Checking whether the clr requires to be loaded with visual C++

As part of this personal project I am currently working on, I need to  reuse a C# component I wrote a few years back. I think I have blogged about this topic in the past on my old blog, but here I will show you how to check whether the CLR requires to be loaded […]

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