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NameValueCollection vs. Hashtable performance considerations

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, September 6, 2006
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We had a good discussion on the NameValueCollection internally not too long ago and I asked my friends on the BCL Team to post a summary of the things that were discussed.  Kim Hamilton deli...

RadTreeView for ASP.NET Ajax - Optimizing Load On Demand performance

the telerik blogs, September 24, 2008
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In a previous blog post I mentioned that you should use WebService load on demand in order to squeeze the most performance from RadTreeView. In this post I will show a few other tricks which can be us...

Top 15 Optimization Tips and Tricks

the telerik blogs, May 15, 2007
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While we do a lot to help you optimize RadControls in your applications, the Telerik community also does a great job of sharing optimization tips and tricks. One of the best list of optimization trick...

(.NET 2.) Dictionary(Of Key, Value) performance trick

Frans Boumas blog, May 2, 2006
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(I used the VB.NET notation in the title so it won't nag about illegal characters like < and >) In .NET 2.0 you'll have this new generic Hashtable variant called Dictionary<TKey, TValue>....

DotNetNuke Performance Enhacements

A DotNetNuke blog for tutorials, tips & tricks, April 7, 2006
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There's an interesting discussion happening in the forums disussing who's DNN installation is the fastest. - You can have a read of it here: covers ...

Custom Panels in Silverlight/WPF Part 4: Virtualization

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, September 16, 2009
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This is Part 4 of my series of posts dedicated to creating an animating and virtualizing WrapPanel for Silverlight. If you missed the previous posts, I suggest you take a look. Virtualization Virtua...

MbUnit vs. NUnit Vs. Team System Unit Testing - Choosing a unit test framework

ISerializable, September 24, 2006
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MbUnit is gaining some momentum as one of the nicest unit testing frameworks for .NET out there. I just came out as an RC2 release with many new features an enhancements, including dull support for NU...

ASP.NET Supervising Controller (Model View Presenter) From Schematic To Unit Tests to Code

youve been HAACKED, August 9, 2006
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Martin Fowler recently split the Model-View-Presenter pattern into two new patterns, Supervising Controller and Passive View. They are pretty much two different flavors of the MVP pattern differentia...

Using NHibernate with Multiple Databases

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 18, 2006
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This article describes using NHibernate with multiple databases concurrently....

A Sample for WCF Client Proxy Pooling

Wenlong Dongs Blog, November 14, 2007
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Introduction Ideally we should not need to pool WCF client proxies as I mentioned in my previous blog entry. From some customer feedback, however, I got to know that reusing proxies is not ideal becau...

Performance Improvement for WCF Client Proxy Creation in .NET 3.5 and Best Practices

Wenlong Dongs Blog, October 27, 2007
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Introduction In .NET 3.0 SP1, which will be shipped together with .NET 3.5, there is significant performance improvement in WCF client proxy creation. For BasicHttpBinding, the performance is close to...

Slow query in Hibernate

Michael Slatterys Weblog, April 6, 2007
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I love Hibernate, but I've been disappointed by the performance of a query. It's actually more than a simple query. The object returned has associations to a large graph of other entities that are a...

Telerik OpenAccess ORM - It's all about the speed

the telerik blogs, February 27, 2012
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An object relational mapper is about developer productivity, about the ability to quickly and easily make changes to your model, about integrated change tracking, caching and moving to other databases...

WCF Client Channel Pool - Improved Client Performance

Glavs Blog, May 6, 2007
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Not long ago, I posted about WCF client performance and some work I have been doing around improving that with a "Channel Pool" type implementation. Well its finally ready for some public consumptio...

Performance Tip: Use Web Service Load On Demand with RadTreeView

the telerik blogs, August 6, 2008
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A common scenario for a treeview control is to populate it with lots of nodes. Adding a few thousand nodes initially is not a good idea though. Think of all the rendered HTML. Even rendering a few tho...

Watch out: DebugView (OutputDebugString) & Performance

Darren Jefford, April 3, 2007
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For developer level tracing the tracing classes held within the System.Diagnostics namespace are often used along with the Windows Sysinternals DebugView tool.  In default configuration all trace...

Unmanaged Memory Fragmentation -- an old story

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, February 2, 2006
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Before I worked on the CLR I spent several years in MSN.  One of the big projects I worked on was "Sidewalk" which among other things offered a yellow pages service.  A lot of this work w...

WP7 Development Tips Part 1

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, October 27, 2010
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Performance is the area that we probably spend the most time on in all our apps.  Building apps on the phone is just way different than building desktop apps.   Things that might be rea...

Unit Testing Multithreaded methods.

Corporate Coder, August 8, 2007
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[tags: ASP.NET, Test Driven Development, TDD, C#, VB.NET, Unit Testing]On my latest project, our team encountered an issue where we had to use Threading for our business objec...

Using Rhino Mocks To Unit Test Events on Interfaces

youve been HAACKED, June 23, 2006
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I am working on some code using the Model View Presenter pattern for an article I am writing. I am using an event based approach based on the work that Fowler did. For the sake of this discussion, h...

ASP.NET 2.0 Performance Tuning Considerations

GotDotNet: New resources, August 4, 2006
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ASP.NET 2.0 has a lot of performance enhancements. In addition this article discusses on certain techniques which can improve the performance of applications....

How to Create a Web Server Farm Cache Features, October 12, 2007
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If your Web site has large quantities of data to manage, then a database-driven design is pretty much a necessity. However, storing all your data in the database often creates a lot of work for the d...

ASP.NET Web Control Performance Test in Selenium

the telerik blogs, August 21, 2007
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Since Selenium has been designed as a browser-oriented tool, load/performance tests definitely arent among its strong points. With the help of Selenium Remote Control  one can make precise perfor...

RadTreeView for ASP.NET Ajax Load On Demand Modes - why so many?

the telerik blogs, August 8, 2008
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In my previous blog post I told you how the Web Service load on demand mode of RadTreeView delivers the best performance. A logical question arises - why we have the other load on demand modes (server...

Performance of Dynamic Object Instantiation articles, news and updates, August 14, 2005
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As Provider pattern has been gaining more and more favor among developers, I’ve been wondering about performance implications of dynamic object (provider) instantiation it mandates. The most com...

Slow Rendering with Large Tables in IE 9 & 8

Chris Love's Official Blog - Professional ASP.NET, September 21, 2010
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Recently I have been working through a client-side performance issue, which is isolated to Internet Explorer and is not fixed in Internet Explorer 9. The problem I am having is when I use the DataTabl...

RadListBox & RadComboBox for WinForms get a performance boost in Q3 2007 SP1

the telerik blogs, February 11, 2008
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Last Friday weannouncedthe availability of the first service pack of RadControls for WinForms Q3 2007. As always, the service pack fixesmany issuesthat have been reported to Telerik since the Q3 2007 ...

WP7: Using LongListSelector and LowProfileImageDownloader for better scroll performance

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, November 3, 2010
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[Download Code] Scrolling is problem one of the biggest performance pain points for windows phone 7 development. I complain about it a ton (sorry phone team). Specifically for longer lists that invol...

Performance comparison of nHibernate and Entity Framework

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., August 18, 2009
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After running a variety of performance tests, Gergely Orosz comes to the following conclusion: The performance measurements only provided significant differences in two cases. When it comes to st...

WPF TreeView that provides an option to filter the nodes based on their levels. New Articles, March 12, 2010
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The new TreeView inherits from the Listbox and has good performance on large scale data.  read moreBy siyamand ayubi...

Common Gotcha: Slow VS 2005 Web Site Build Performance Because of Dueling Assembly References

ScottGus Blog, July 30, 2006
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Symptom:When building a VS 2005 Web Site Project you experience very slow build times – where compilation seems to mysteriously pause for 30+ seconds (or even minutes), before continuing each ti...

STA Threading Issues in ASP.NET

Rick Strahls WebLog, June 15, 2007
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I've been working on replacing an ISAPI module which is a connector piece to an Application Server interface that interfaces with Visual FoxPro. In this interface the backend is managing a pool of COM...

4 Settings To Improve DevExpress ASP.NET Performance

The ASPx Blog, September 4, 2009
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Hang on to your seats, Ive got more good news about the ASP.NET controls performance in the DXperience 2009 volume 2 release. Were giving you four web.config settings for HTML compression that dramati...

Unit Testing with Visual Studio 2008

K. Scott Allen, July 23, 2007
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Unit testing features will now be available in the Professional version of Visual Studio 2008. Unit testing has been to Visual Studio what Barry Bonds has been baseball a center of controversy. Firs...

Introducing Perf+ , A better perfmon

ISerializable, October 15, 2006
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Perf+ is an advanced free extension of perfmon with a tabbed interface and a set of predefined counters you can modify and share with others. Great for real time viewing of a host machine's stats quic...

SharpRobo - Winform UI Unit Testing made easier?

ISerializable, August 16, 2006
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Hmm. SharpRobo seems like something that might *start* to satisfy those who just can't do without UI Testing and have been looking for a way to do it from within their unit test frameworks (such as NU...

Strongly Typed Reflection Calls in .NET 2.0

ISerializable, October 30, 2005
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Oren Eini is trying to cheat Reflection, that is, create his own, "strongly typed" version of reflection, and what he's done so far seems like a very cool and nice workaround: " I don't like strin...

Recycling an ASP.NET Application from within

Rick Strahls WebLog, October 9, 2006
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Im still working on my Localization provider in my ample spare time and one of the things that is a pain is that ASP.NET caches the Resource provider and resource retrieval in internal ResourceSets. T...

ASP.NET Combo Box - Incremental Filtering Using 'Contains' v2010 vol 1

The ASPx Blog, April 7, 2010
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The ASPxComboBox editor now supports searching for items using the new contains filter mode when using the incremental filtering feature. Find As You Type Filtering Based on the text thats typed in...

How to bridge 40 km (or more) with two XBee-PRO 868 modules?

Ajax.NET Professional, December 11, 2008
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Since I first used the XBee modules from Digi International I got questions from developers how to get higher ranges. Well, the XBee 802.15.4 modules Im currently using have a maximum range of nearly...

Speeding up Windows Virtual PC Performance (on Windows 7)

Simple Talk, September 7, 2009
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But one of the things I found disappointing in Windows 7 was the performance of Windows Virtual PC until I moved the VPC from my host drive (C:) to a USB 2.0 hard drive.  It was like day and nigh...

ParaSoft .TEST Test Drive

Brendan Kowitzs Web Log - Yes means I understand, however, it does not correspond to action., July 3, 2006
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Intro 'better' best practice methodologies within our SDLC. Some of the things that we have already been addressing are: ...

Html Agility Pack

ISerializable, December 11, 2006
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Now,this is cool if you do a lot of html parsing! You can tell I was drawn to it by the word "Agile" hidden in there. I guess "Agile" is the new black. It goes with everything.   HtmlAgilit...

RadDock for Winforms Q2 2009 Beta has landed!

the telerik blogs, June 10, 2009
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We are happy to announce the release of the long waited Beta version of our new RadDock control.  We have been overwhelmed with work for the last few weeks, but we are more than thrilled by the r...

Introducing the RadInputManager control for ASP.NET AJAX

the telerik blogs, October 20, 2008
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Last week the ASP.NET team released a Beta of Q3 2008 for RadControls ASP.NET AJAX.  You can download it from  , and run exam...

Stimulsoft: Professional Reporting in New Product Versions

ASP.NET Announcements, December 15, 2011
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Stimulsoft Company, a leading manufacturer of software for data processing and analysis, announced today the release of version 2011.3 of reporting tools Reports.Net, Reports.Web, Reports Designer.Web...

ASP.NET Performance Improvements in DevExpress 2009 volume 2

The ASPx Blog, July 20, 2009
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I'm thrilled to announce the new performance enhancements of the upcoming DevExpress ASP.NET controls. Our ASP.NET controls just got a major performance boost from a few changes -- in fact, severa...

Visual Studio 2008 Hotfix Rollup

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, February 9, 2008
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This Hotfix rollup addresses a number of issues and is a good example of how Scott Guthrie and his crew are able to nimbly respond to various issues and push out easy-to-install updates that fix vario...

The performance implications of the expression tree-based ActionLink helper

Code Climber, April 17, 2009
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Earlier today I wrote a post about how to improve the performances of ASP.NET MVC web applications, and I came out with the conclusion that the best way to improve performances is to add data caching ...