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Monthly Archives: July 2005

String Formatting in C#

I google this every time, i need to put a float inside of a String.Format() call. Never found a good reference, so i made a note to the place i got the answer from. Those days are over! Steve Tibett … Continue reading

July 19, 2005 .net

New LiveForSpeed InSimLib

Version 0.06b of InSimLib is done. Some bug fixes, some changes to go along with InSim changes in the recently release S2 alpha, and a complete rewrite of the Configuration code, to allow for simpler .NET friendly App.config or Web.config … Continue reading

July 18, 2005 .net

Detecting ASP.NET

I’ve been wondering for a while how you could reliably tell if you are currently running under ASP.NET. This is really only of interest to be because of the ThreadSingleton vs. Static Singleton issue. The best way I’ve found so … Continue reading

July 16, 2005 .net

Building custom configuration section handlers

Been playing around with creating my own configuration section handlers. Call me crazy, but i just have a distaste for storing my hierarchical application configurations in some kind of artificially derived flat Key/Value pair scheme. I see a lot of … Continue reading

July 14, 2005 .net


Maybe I just don’t have my feelers in the .NET community like I did in the perl community. Actually, know I don’t… Anyway, I think a CPAN for .NET would be a fantastic community to build. looks like a … Continue reading

July 6, 2005 .net, geek

Managed Direct3D and World Transformations

I spent some time this weekend playing with Managed DirectX. And I finally figured out a “bug” I’ve been having whenever i tried to do Direct3D transformations: Every time I’ve tried to animate objects, they all seemed to end up … Continue reading

July 5, 2005 .net ,