Tag Archives: .NET



Working with Zip Files in .NET

Zipping and Unzipping in a Client Application or a Website is very common requirement. Until the latest .NET version, there is no API that fully supports these things. We would have relied on J# specific JAVA APIs or there are superior 3rd party APIs available which could have done the trick. .NET 4.5 gives an […]

Use “Run To Cursor” and save time while debugging

Run to cursor is a great and an hidden features of Visual Studio. This can really boost up your productivity of work while debugging any application in Visual Studio.  You can really avoid the step by step debugging and directly stop the debugger where you are targeting it to stop.  “Run to Cursor” is  just […]

Asynchrony with Dispatcher in WPF

The new addition of async and await have already created buzz in the city with the superior language support of calling asynchronous code that looks pretty synchronous. There are two keywords that has been introduced to handle this behavior. The async is a specifier which directs the compiler to orchestrate automatically during the compilation to […]

Refreshing browser from Application written in C#

Well, after looking at the feature in Visual Studio 2013 well introduced by my buddy Abhijit, I was thinking to do the similar thing from application as well. I thought if I could build a tool how could I mimic the same behavior to send refresh signal to an opened process from my application. It […]

LargeObjectHeapCompaction in .NET Garbage Collection

Do you know that .NET GC now equipped with yet another option to Compact Large Object Heap. This has been a long problem for people where LOH can produce fragmentation in memory or when Free space table cannot handle allocation requests. LOH is the Large object Heap allocated generally for large objects which are above […]

Setting Up Noise Reduction Option for Performance Reports in Visual Studio 2010 Profiler

Visual Studio Profiler generates Performance reports which contains the data for analysis of current profiler session. The information might be heavy or you might not interested to consider a specific range of information for your application performance impact. Visual Studio profiler Tool provides a features called “Noise Reduction” which enables profiler report  to be configured […]

Using Code Definition Window with Call Hierarchy in Visual Studio 2010

In my previous Tip I have discussed about Navigate Code Using Code Definition Window in Visual Studio .  In this tip I am just going to extend the same using  Call Hierarchy window. Call Hierarchy option in Visual Studio 2010 helps you to navigate through your code by displaying all calls to and from a […]