Author: Alexandru Ciobanu

New C#: Exactly my point!

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I was debating some of the new flashy changes planned for new C# version with some of my colleagues … It seems no matter what Microsoft does it’s always considered as an in innovation in the field. Let’s…

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How Samba was written

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Was browsing around and just found this article: http://www.samba.org/ftp/tridge/misc/french_cafe.txt Pretty much says it all – except that it’s much harder when you don’t have a local install of the server. You can’t actually afford to do all the…

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Fond Memories: WoW

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Came across a blog post a few weeks ago where someone was describing the methods he used to sniff WoW’s (World Of Warcraft) packets. That led me to think that I should write down about the time I…

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TActionMainMenuBar Sucks!

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Yeah … seriously! Tried to move away from the TMainMenu in Eduka+ today. Spent nearly 3 hours researching and trying out different approaches to make the Action based menu work… It seriously lacks clarity and functionality. So what…

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$SetPEFlags

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Quick update: It seems Delphi has a $SetPEFlags directive for setting the PE flags! Was searching for this for some time now. Now I can add a: {$SetPEFlags IMAGE_FILE_UP_SYSTEM_ONLY} flag so that windows only assigns a single core…

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Eduka+ – It’s alive!

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Eduka+ is one of my pet projects I’ve been working on a very long time ago (started 5 years ago I think). The Idea was to create a replacement for 2 programs used in Moldavian schools to teach…

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Instantiating Generic Types at runtime

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When working on my license project, I came across an uncommon case in C# where I would have to create an instance of a generic type (wich had multiple type parameters) dynamically. Basically I had an instance of…

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Ubuntu’s “evolution” is weird

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I’ve decided to use GNU/Linux once again (after 3 years of pause). Installed Ubuntu 7.10 and configured all the stuff like I was used to a few years back. I was really amazed that my wireless card was…

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Testing C# syntax

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1st post

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Testing the blog engine. Looks like it works pretty well.

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