How to change Team System Build Server Build Configurations

If you have used the Build Server inside Visual Studio Team System, you must have notices that after you create a new Build Configuration you cannot change the TeamBuild.proj file. The Build Server creates a folder inside the Source Control with the name of “TeamBuildConfigurations”. you can notice that you can not check out the…

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Adding a zip filter to web services

Alot of people speak about this and my brother in law did it, it’s a first implementation of his WSE filter. From a guy that was coding only in c++ and Java he moved to .NET and started a new software comapny. He does magic. Adding a zip filter to web servicesBy DaberElay Passing large…

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The Windows ‘Knoppix’ like version

Since this is on a public site I guess I can talk about it, I found WinPE not long ago on one of the servers. WinPE is a bootable cd that loads a small version of WinXP with network support thru command line. I use it for installs, since the build of longhorn does not come…

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I was afraid from WMI

Until I found Microsoft (R) Management Strongly Typed Class Generator – MgmtClassGen.exe Microsoft (R) Management Strongly Typed Class Generator Version 1.1.4322.573Copyright c Microsoft Corporation 1998-2002. All rights reserved.MgmtClassGen <WMIClass> [options]          /N <WMINamespace>               WMI namespace containing the class. Defaults to root\cimv2         /O <ClassNamespace>             .NET namespace in which the class is generated         /L <Generated Language>         One…

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Indigo Avalon and Longhorn on todays Architects user group

If you live in Israel, you could come and see Guy Ron and I giving our PDC impressions to the architects user group. I just got indigo to work after a few hours of poking. If you are working in a workgroup mode for Longhorn (you are not a part of a domain) you need to…

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GC.Collect() will more likely hurt your performance

A friend called me today to ask me a question about a problem he’s experiencing with an asp.net application. The application is very slow and the CPU is very high. I asked him to check the amount of CPU time the application spends in the GC (MS recommends this to be at 30% at the…

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CLR: Thinking About Performance

This was posted 2 days ago: In this video Rico Mariani talks about CLR Performance.[Microsoft Download Center]

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Converting arrays

a friend asked me this: how do I convert one type of array to another when the cast between the items is valid? I did this before but still it took me 15 min. to find how to do it. so here is a reminder for me. here is a sample where Son is derived…

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enabling the infobar on outlook 2003

Outlook 2003 has a new feature named infobar, it inside the new reading pane. somehow It wasn’t working for me in the inbox, on all other folders it was fine. the solution: rightlick on the gray area between the reading pane and everything else (not inside it) and choose ‘Header Information’. it seems MS forgot…

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