Half-Blood Programmer

Jexus Manager for IIS Express

You probably know Jexus Manager has been out for a while. Since I decided to implement Microsoft.Web.Administration namespace on my own and mapped Jexus settings to that model, it is technically possible to develop other mappings, such as the ones…

DockPanel Suite: Too Many Themes and New Goodies

I blogged a few days ago on DockPanel Suite recent changes, but well excitingly there is much more to share this time. https://blog.lextudio.com/2016/08/dockpanel-suite-some-update/ https://blog.lextudio.com/2016/09/dockpanel-suite-theme-reloaded/ New Features Remember that I mentioned the “new theme design”? It has been greatly upgraded in…

DockPanel Suite: Theme Reloaded

I blogged about DPS theming a few times, aiming to demonstrate how we ported VS2012 Light theme in, how the related API was refactored, and how themes became separate NuGet packages. But I never expected that today I can blog…

DockPanel Suite: Some Update for 2016

It is August, and my last post on DockPanel Suite was in December. So I have to admit that too little has happened there, but if you do monitor this project, you should notice significant changes. New Releases (2.10 RTM/2.11…

Update on reStructuredText and Visual Studio Code

hen I started the reStructuredText extension for Visual Studio Code in Nov 2015, I wasn’t expect it to be a hot extension in the gallery. But even without an ambition, now it serves >1,700 users, so time to make it…

Port #SNMP from .NET Core RC2 to RTM

Well, I thought this might be a long post, but in fact it would be pretty short. For a library like #SNMP Library, the only changes I need to make are in the project.json file, https://github.com/lextm/sharpsnmplib/commit/0c7341addb8cbc158aaed08ba55bb235df6ee88f By removing “–rc2-*” from…

Jexus Manager Is Now Open Source

After several months of cleaning up, yesterday I published the source code of Jexus Manager at GitHub, https://github.com/jexuswebserver/JexusManager You are welcome to play with the code and report issues. Pull requests are highly appreciated if you fix any bug. Note…

xUnit.NET Add-in for Xamarin Studio: Latest Update

In last post I talked about how I made a fork to support Xamarin Studio 5.x series (as well as MonoDevelop 5.x). It was clearly a milestone, but not good enough as Xamarin Studio 6.x was at the door. https://blog.lextudio.com/2016/05/how-i-did-xunit-net-2-addin-for-monodevelopxamarin-studio/…

Port #SNMP from .NET Core RC1 to RC2

You probably read my first post on how to migrate from .NET Framework to .NET Core RC1, https://blog.lextudio.com/2016/03/how-to-port-snmp-library-to-net-core/ Now it is time to update the code base to RC2. The actual commits were made two weeks ago, https://github.com/lextm/sharpsnmplib/commits/netcore5 So this…

Android Support Repository and Xamarin.Android

I have been playing with Xamarin.Android a little bit recently, and discovered some interesting facts about its compilation. This post focuses on the issues and also digs out the details behind the error messages. Downloading Android Support Repository If you…

How I Did xUnit.net 2 Addin for MonoDevelop/Xamarin Studio

I started my very first project to extend Borland Delphi/C#Builder. And then I created an AStyle addin for SharpDevelop, and then an OpenCover addin. And a few months ago, I launched an extension for Visual Studio Code for reStructuredText users.…