Tag Archives: Coding

Why C# multidimensional arrays are slow

In a previous blog post I detailed how you can speed up array access in certain cases. This time I’m taking a look at what is happening when we access arrays in .Net, and digging into why multidimensional arrays are slow. First a quick refresher on array types. Array This is just a standard array. But in the… Read More »

Tip: Never use IP addresses

Never use IP addresses Use of IP addresses are never actually required. There are two fully valid alternatives: Using DNS name served by DNS server. Windows/Linux can have unlimited number of DNS servers in case one goes down, so there is no problem with stability. Just add more DNS-servers. (At least two) In case DNS is not possible… Read More »

.Net tools to use: log4net

log4net http://logging.apache.org/log4net/ Description Free popular logging system developed by Apache Foundation. Difficulty 1 line at top of each class. A standard XML-section in web.config. Sample usage: [sourcecode language=”csharp”] // At the top of every class you set up a static logger with the class name (retrieved through System.Reflection) private static log4net.ILog log = LogManager.GetLogger(System.Reflection.MethodBase.GetCurrentMethod().DeclaringType) // Then in the… Read More »