Sunday, August 18, 2013

Introsort algorithm in .NET 4.5 – internal implementation details

Even though introspective sort was invented in 1997 (by David Musser) and was taken on  by many frameworks no too long after, Microsoft d...

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Async-Await in .NET is not for performance – it’s for readability

While I see the LINQ on the .NET platform one of the best if not the best language feature, I think the async-await idea is more like smo...

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Damn cool machines – stirling engine, ram pump, and valveless pulsejet engine

Once in a while it is worth looking around what kind of software or in this case hardware solutions were invented that did not catch enou...

Monday, August 12, 2013

Hosted Git (GitLab) in 5 minutes on Azure Virtual Machine

Finally Microsoft realized they are not the only software vendors out there so they started to support other suppliers on their cloud platf...