.NET Conf 2019 Videos

.NET Conf is a free virtual conference that is held every year for everyone interested in .NET development. .NET Conf 2019 recently concluded, and the three day event was live streamed on www.dotnetconf.net. It was co-organized by Microsoft and the .NET community. There were sessions on a variety of topics, such as .NET Core, C#, Visual […]

.NET Conf 2017 Videos

This year’s .NET Conf, a free virtual conference for everyone interested in .NET development, recently took place. The three day event was live streamed on Microsoft’s Channel 9 website, and was co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft. There were sessions on a variety of topics, such as .NET, ASP.NET, Visual Studio, Entity Framework, WinForms/WPF/UWP, Xamarin, C#, […]

Visual Studio 2017 Coming March 7th!

Microsoft has announced that Visual Studio 2017 will be officially released on March 7th, 2017. There will be a two day online launch event that you’ll be able to view at https://launch.visualstudio.com. The event will begin at 8:00am PT / 11:00am ET on March 7th with a keynote featuring Julia Liuson, Brian Harry, Miguel de […]

C# Anonymous Pipes for Interprocess Communication

There are times when you may need to communicate between multiple processes, perhaps to send messages or share data. A recent example that I worked on involved a 64-bit application that needed to use a 32-bit DLL. The 32-bit DLL had to run in a separate process, so interprocess communication (IPC) was needed to allow […]

No Plans for 64-Bit Visual Studio

For those of you who have been hoping for a 64-bit version of Visual Studio, Microsoft has no current plans to make one. There have been many customer requests over the years for a 64-bit version to resolve out of memory issues, better handle solutions with large numbers of projects, and to improve performance. Microsoft […]