The Global Assembly Cache (GAC) is a Cache for globally available Assemblies. Most of the shared assemblies are installed inside GAC to shared across different applications. The Global Assembly Cache tool (Gacutil.exe) allow us to manipulate the contents of the global assembly cache along with install and un-install Assembly. During the development, we generally take help of gacutil… Read More »
This Tips explains how we can enable code coverage in Visual Studio for specific assembly during unit test run. Enabling this setting will help to view the covered code block on every run of unit test.
SQL CE is a free, embedded, lightweight database engine that enables easy database storage. This does not required any installation and runs in memory. Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Came up with nice tooling support for SQL Server CE. We can add a SQL CE Data base using Add New Item option from Solution Explorer Context Menu. But In… Read More »
IIS Express is a lightweight, self-contained version of IIS optimized for developers. IIS Express provides the power of IIS7.x while making it easy to develop and test websites. Why we say that its has power of IIS7.x because it has the code base of IIS 7.5. Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Beta allows you to build and test web… Read More »
If you literally think of variance, you would say variance is a concept in which if one data varies at a certain time, the other one will vary automatically. And rightly so. In case of .NET, variance comes just in such way. Lets talk about why we need variance or Co-variance in .NET.
Complex numbers are not new to numeral system. A complex number contains one real part and another imaginary part. We can easily implement such a Type, but with .NET 4.0 System.Numerics.dll contains a new Type (struct) called Complex which deals with Complex numbers .
The Visual Studio IDE Output window displays status messages for various features with in IDE include build errors, compilation error, Project configuration information, that occur when a project is compiled. This window is very much important to see what your application doing during build. Now, this windows is by default turn off. So when ever you want to… Read More »
Fixed is the one of uncommon keyword in C#. The keyword is Fixed which can only be used in Unsafe C# code blocks. Fixed statement sets the pointer to be in a fixed memory address so that, it will not be moved to anywhere even if Garbage Collection Thread is invoked.