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Vikas Gupta

Vikas Gupta trickyVikas

Niner since 2008

Involved in web and windows software development using MS Tools and Technologies including VSTS (TFS and Team Suite), early beta release of .net 1.0 framework, VS 4.0, 5.0, VS 2002, 2003, 2005 & 2008, Visual Interdev
  • C# 4.0: Meet the Design Team

    I have a question why the below mentioned code snippet is a forever loop in C# 2.0... I haven't tested it in > 2.0 frameworks but I bet the behavior won't be different..

    for (byte index = byte.MinValue; index <= byte.MaxValue;  index++)
    {
        // do something forever untill the stack is exahausted...
    }

    I know the reason but I would like to know the what was exact design decision related to it the way post increment ++ operator is implemented for the BCL type BYTE...

    Email: tricky.vikas@gmail.com / gupvikas@hotmail.com     

  • An early look at Team Foundation Build 2010 with Jim Lamb

    Hi Jim,

    A product enhancement request related to Project Alerts area w.r.t. Team Builds. As of now, TFS provides 2 team project level related to team builds i.e.,

    1. When a build completes
    2. When a build quality changes

    But in practical world, the audience/stakeholders for these alerts is always different for each build type lets say a scenario for Daily Build vs Bi-weekly build or Development Build vs Release Build. Same holds true for the build quality changes of these builds. A QA / UAT / PRODUCTION resource is not interested in all the builds and its quality changes except the Release Build.

    Request : So, It would be nice to have Build Alerts a part of build type definition itself. The project alerts at the team project level will still be beneficial at the project team level / project managers and above ....