Walkthrough - Troubleshooting a native memory leak

Problem: A customer called in. They had a Web Service running on a single IIS6. Memory usage would slowly increase and not be released. As a workaround they’d currently set the application pool to recycle at 500 MB, causing a few failed requests upon each restart. I thought I’d describe how I went about troubleshooting…

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My language of choice can't decode an URIEncoded string

Problem: Some time ago I was asked to help in decoding an URI Encoded string from VB6. URL Decoding is simple enough, but when you’re working with Greek, Hebrew, etc. that just isn’t enough. Resolution: A quick search revealed a truckload of samples on how to do URL Decoding, but URI Decoding is a bit…

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