SimpleZip - Generate Zip files with one line of code

.NET doesn’t have much in the way of built-in archive support. If you want to Zip up some files you can use the open source SharpZipLib or a commercial package like Xceed. There’s also Zip...

Number of Types in the .NET Framework

Well, the answer is not 42. Try 11,417. Check out Brad Abrams blog for more statistics on the .NET library.

NonContiguousMemoryStream 1.2

I’ve updated my MemoryStream replacement that handles large streams with less memory fragmentation. You can read about it here. This version fixes a bug in the Seek method (specifically, SeekOrigin.End). I thought it should be...

Input Director - Control Multiple Computers

As I write this I have 3 computers that I use for various purposes. I use to keep a separate keyboard and mouse for each one but I recently found a better way. Input Director...

Katmouse - Scroll windows beneath the mouse cursor

The best programs are the ones you install, forget about and use everyday. These programs integrate so well into the environment that they become part of your work flow. Katmouse is just such a program....

The True measure of software quality

This is probably closer to the truth than many of us would care to admit. When people ask me what WTF means I tell them politely that it means “Where’s the fault?”. Any other inventive...

Cigars International - Nice!

I’ve been buying my cigars for years from this outfit. They have the best prices, the best service and their reviews are spot on in my opinion. For even better deals, get on their mailing...

NonContiguousMemoryStream Revised

Earlier I wrote about a class I designed to combat large heap fragmentation issues with memory streams. I’ve updated the class to correct a bug I recently discovered in the read routine. I’ve also published...

A Solar Grand Plan

Scientific American has a plan to wean us off oil and coal by using solar energy. It’s an interesting read. Here are the key points. A massive switch from coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear...

Find your missing USB drive on Windows XP

The How-To Geek as a great article on how to resolve removable drive conflicts on your system. Have you ever plugged in a USB drive or any external device with a hard drive and wondered...
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