In the middle of investigating the new Rhino Service Bus (more on this on later posts), I was trying to create a console application that’d act like a Console Application Server. Using a console app as a development application service is very common, because running it is a breeze and you can get the log output directly on your screen. But what I didn’t know was that you can actually close the console application by pressing CTRL + C or CTRL + Break without properly closing the application and this sometime will results to very bad things happening like your port being left open and you won’t be able to re-run the application because the port is not properly closed. To my surprise you can not use any managed code to listen to those events! Continue reading

Scott Hanselman has opened a survey to ask what feature of the .NET Framework people use. As he says, he’ll take the results straight to “The Bosses” so this could impact Microsoft’s future plans on development tools in general and .NET Framework in particular. Continue reading

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Hadi Eskandari

Developer, amateur photographer, coffee snob, husband and father.