Logging Your Application for Fun and Profit Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2, I discussed the importance of logging your application and a few different ways of doing it. The whole time though, we focused on logging errors, however errors aren’t the only thing that needs to be logged. Often you’ll want an idea of what’s going on inside the application. What data…


Logging Your Application for Fun and Profit Part 2

Back in Part1, I discussed logging using dbgview, here in Part 2, I’ll move into the EventLog and as a developer, I despise the event log. it’s hard to get to, and isn’t as user friendly as it should be. I mentioned already that Admins LOVE the event log mostly because they have many tools…


Logging Your Application for Fun and Profit Part 1

When writing applications, I often have a good idea about what it’s supposed to be doing when it’s running, after all I wrote/helped write the darn thing. But once you start adding WCF services, databases, authentications, and other things not controlled directly by you, it’s hard to make sure the program you wrote is working…

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United Channel 9

So right now I’m sitting on united flight 445 from BWI to Denver, and so far its been a typical flight. We’ve just been told by Potomac departure that were cleared to 17000 ft. How could I possibly know this? Well, when you fly on united and turn your headset to channel 9, you can…