Monthly Archives: May 2005

COM Interop and Unit Testing

When you are writing a class in .NET that is intended to do COM interop, i.e. taking COM objects as parameters, do your unit testing with actual COM objects. When you tlbimp a type library, a class is created that is … Continue reading

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StackTrace is not what you think it is

After you realize that stepping through your code for hours is not going to cut it for serious bug tracking in your code, you might look into doing some logging. Of course, in your log entries you want to have rich … Continue reading

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Building .NET Components in ClearCase Environments (2)

Making and Building .NET applications Last time I introduced ClearCase and how it helps maintaining large applications. Basically, it allows you to build a huge system piece by piece while still being able to track the dependencies between the components. … Continue reading

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[German] Was raucht denn da?

Was Sie schon immer wissen wollten und noch nie zu fragen wagten: Was in aller Welt ziehe ich mir da bloß in die Bronchien? Eine einzigartige Aktion des Bundesministeriums für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft veröffentlicht die Inhaltsstoffe aller in Deutschland gängigen Rauchwaren. … Continue reading

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Building .NET Components in ClearCase Environments (1)

Configuration Management and ClearCase After going dark for a while, I want to share some of the insights I got from trying to integrate the build of .NET 1.1 components into a ClearCase dominated software configuration control system. This shall … Continue reading

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