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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: Sample web.config: Advantages Easily configured in web.config to filter what to log. Can write log to text-file, SQL, Trace, ASP.Net Trace, Event Log, SMTP (E-mail), etc. Has several levels based on severity… Read More »

.Net tools to use: Nini

http://nini.sourceforge.net/ Nini   Description An uncommonly powerful .NET configuration library. Use this for reading web.config (instead of .Net built-in System.Configuration…) and any other .ini-file or .xml-file containing configuration. Difficulty 2 lines to read (usually called at page_load or similar). Sample usage: Advantages Automatic type conversion (GetString, GetInt, GetBool, etc). Configuration can be both read and written to. Can… Read More »

The future of Second Life … continued

Ok, so it seems I don’t need to continue this article. Linden Labs has gone public with their plans. And I was right, they will be the virtual bank. http://secondlife.reuters.com/stories/2007/08/25/exclusive-philip-rosedale-interview-from-slcc/ They will also make money from connection fees from people who wants to connect a simulator to the Grid.