benwu's WebLog

Bindings, Bindings and more Bindings

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Author: benwu Date: 01/04/2009

Managed Spy -- A new way to look at Windows Forms applications

I just wrote an article for msdn magazine, "Managed Spy: Deliver The Power Of Spy++ To Windows Forms...

Author: benwu Date: 02/15/2006

New VS feature allows VS to crash!

One of the newer "features" in Visual Studio 8.0 is the ability for us to collect better information...

Author: benwu Date: 09/15/2005

Fixing Window leaks and "Class Already Registered" errors

Windows Forms makes it very easy to create a rich UI experience. But it also makes it easy to leak...

Author: benwu Date: 09/14/2005

SpyWindowFinalizer and Windows Message Hooking

One very powerful API that some UI developers may not be aware of is SetWindowHookEx. This api...

Author: benwu Date: 08/16/2005

Control.Invoke hangs under heavy stress

There have been reports of Control.Invoke hanging after the method completes. This was reported by a...

Author: benwu Date: 05/18/2005

Is this code threadsafe?

Here is a question for you multithreaded coders out there. After executing Thread1 and Thread2, what...

Author: benwu Date: 05/06/2005

Deployment help! in VS 2003

I recieved a request for information and deployment and our deployment expert pointed me to this...

Author: benwu Date: 04/30/2004

Wireless MP3 is HERE!

I sent this as feedback on another persons blog -- but I've got to plug in some free advertising for...

Author: benwu Date: 02/17/2004

Having assembly binding problems?

If you're getting assembly load errors and cannot figure out why, you can use the fusionlog viewer...

Author: benwu Date: 02/16/2004

Custom controls for Devices in VS 7.1

A workmate and I were talking in the hallway and he mentioned that he saw several newsgroup postings...

Author: benwu Date: 02/02/2004

First Post

This is my first BLOG entry! I am a developer on the Visual Studio for Smart Devices team. My main...

Author: benwu Date: 02/02/2004