August 2009 Entries

Topeka Dot Net User Group (DNUG) Meeting – September 24, 2009

Topeka DNUG is free for anyone to attend! Mark your calendars now! SPEAKER: Rob Reynolds has been programming in .NET since the early days of 1.0. He is a .NET Developer at FHLBank Topeka, a bank where the doors are always locked and there’s no money inside. He holds a bachelor’s degree in MIS from Kansas State University (don’t hate!) and enjoys spending time with his wife and kid when his wife hasn’t locked him in the basement to work on any of the OSS projects he manages. TOPIC: Automated Builds: ......

UppercuT – Mark an Application Executable to Use More Than 2GB of Memory (Large Address Aware)

If you’ve ever built a .NET application that runs out of memory constantly, it’s because you are hitting a 2GB limit. You may have known about marking an assembly “/largeaddressaware”. You may have not. The process of doing this is actually somewhat easy once you learn about it. You normally just start a Visual Studio Command Prompt (found in Start Menu under Microsoft Visual Studio version/Visual Studio Tools). Then you find the compiled application and run the following command: editbin /largeaddressaware ......

Adding PowerShell to StExBar

I’m a huge fan of StExBar. I posted about it awhile back and have since found more reasons to think this is a must have tool! It’s got an ability to give you great shortcuts at your keyboard finger tips. How often have you been like “I need a command window here” and then went through a bunch of trouble to get it there? How about {Control} + {M}? BAM! Command Window opened and pointed to that directory. I’ve been starting to use PowerShell more and I thought…hmmm – I could add PowerShell to this ......

Response to A Deleted Response to a TFS Blog Post

<rant> Recently a friend of mine wrote a post about having his comments deleted from a post. It has caused a bit of a controversy because both of them are MVPs. http://flux88.com/blog/a-de... Go ahead and read it, I’ll wait here. Seriously. Some people have said it was a bad thing that he wrote the post. I personally think he did a very good thing. At times it is very important to hold people accountable for something you believe in. While it’s not always the ......

Topeka .NET User Group Meeting – Moved to August 20th

Due to scheduling conflicts, the meeting has been moved to Thursday August 20th.  http://groups.google.com/group/topekadotnet/browse_thread/thread/d8ed379f3b94858