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Category Archives: mono

Fixing leaking semaphores with mod_mono

After porting my mod_mono ASP.NET MVC application to Ruby and Rails and setting up Phusion Passenger up to run the application under mono, I finally figured out how to fix the leaking semaphore issue. The real title of this post … Continue reading

January 26, 2011 .net, mono ,

Type-safe actor messaging approaches

For I hand-rolled a simple actor system to handle all Xmpp traffic. Every user in the system has its own actor that maintains their xmpp state, tracking online status, resources, resource capability, notification queues and command capabilities. When a … Continue reading

January 23, 2011 .net, mindtouch, mono , , , ,

nginx+mono vs. apache+mod_mono

I've been using Apache with mod_mono for some ASP.NET MVC2 projects and kept having problems with semaphore arrays being leaked. Under 2.6.7 this even broke xbuild after a while. I then went to 2.8 and 2.8.1, but it didn't stop … Continue reading

January 16, 2011 geek, mono , , , , ,

Happy New Year, part II

Now that I have last year's progress out of the way, let's examine what I'd like to accomplish outside my regular work and play development. resolution: javascript, again Since last year ended up being an academic exercise in learning javascript, … Continue reading

January 2, 2011 geek, mono

Installing mono 2.8.1 on Amazon Linux AMI 1.0

I generally stay away from anything that's not in rpm form, because playing the configuration/build game is just such a waste of time especially when trying to come up with a repeatable recipe. Unfortunately, there's no rpm's for 2.8.x, 2.6.7 … Continue reading

December 26, 2010 geek, mono

libBeanstalk.NET, a Beanstalkd client for .NET/mono

A couple of years back I wrote a store-and-forward message queue called simpleMQ for vmix. A year later, Vmix was kind enough to let me open source it and I put it up on sourceforge (cause that was the place … Continue reading

August 30, 2010 .net, geek, mono , , ,

db4o 7.4 binaries for mono

As I talked about recently, the standard binaries for db4o have some issues with mono, so I recompiled the unmodified source with the MONO configuration flag. I’ve packed up both the debug and release binaries and you can get them … Continue reading

January 10, 2009 .net, mono , ,

Use .NET/Mono, it’s the environmentally friendly choice

I just read what’s got to be my favorite Miguel De Icaza quote to date: In a world that is increasingly green, it is a waste of perfectly healthy computer cycles to interpret your code when you can use an … Continue reading

February 27, 2008 .net, mono ,

Moonlight at Remix 07

Miguel de Icaza just posted a long entry on a Hackathon the mono team did in the last 21 days to get some version of Moonlight ready for Remix 07 and it looks like they succeeded. Further progress information can … Continue reading

June 21, 2007 .net, mono , , ,

ISecurableChannel in TcpChannel not ready on mono

I was just trying to move a remoting service from .NET 2.0 to mono and ran into problems with Interop. The client & server would work fine if running on the same architecture, but fail when crossing architectures. Turns out … Continue reading

June 1, 2007 .net, mono