Half-Blood Programmer

Visual Studio Code

reStructuredText Extension: Broken in VSCode 1.9.0

A user reported this issue a few days ago that the extension no longer works after VS Code 1.9.0 release, while I was packing up things before my departure from Shanghai to Montreal. I could not even debug VS Code…

Porting #SNMP Library to .NET Core Once Again

You probably know that I have ported this library to .NET Core a few months ago, Initial attempt RC1 to RC2 RC2 to RTM Overall things work as Microsoft promised, but the process was rather painful. So instead of quickly…

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 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…

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.…

.NET 和 Mono 的一点历史

提到微软公司研发 .NET Framework 的初衷,难免要提到 SUN 公司1995年推出的 Java 语言。由于 Java 在业界得到了广泛的支持而且迅速建立了庞大的生态系统,微软也不得不考虑如何加以应对,毕竟自己手里的 Visual Basic 和 Visual C++ 和 Java 一比都有不小的差距。这也就导致了1996年3月12日发生了让业界吃惊的一幕,微软居然从 SUN 取得了 Java 的相关授权,可以开发 Java 平台的 IDE 产品[1]。微软当时预计大约1996年年中便可以推出相关的开发工具。跳票许久,10月15日,微软正式发布 SDK for Java,两个月内下载次数超过50,000。11月,Anders Hejlsberg 离开 Borland 公司,加入微软。 1997年1月微软终于推出了 Visual J++ 1.0。然后由于测试的失误,发布后由于安装镜像无法支持当时已经很火的 Windows 95 操作系统,微软不得不宣布将尽快修复这一问题[4]。3月3日,微软推出…

What Microsoft and Xamarin Can Deliver Together

I am more than happy to see Microsoft acquired Xamarin a few hours ago, as I have been observed both for a very long time and currently working on a presentation on March 12 to talk about the history behind…

DockPanel Suite: Docs Site, reStructuredText and Visual Studio Code

DockPanel Suite: Docs Site, reStructuredText and Visual Studio Code

Well, such a long title should match a long post. You’ve been warned! You probably know that Microsoft ASP.NET team did migrate of their documentation several times. Currently, they use Read the Docs to host it at https://docs.asp.net. Such a…