Monthly Archives: July 2008
Ever want to match and replace whole words with in a string? Regular expressions (System.Text.RegularExpressions) makes it a one line operation: Regex.Replace(inputText, @"\b" + wordToReplace + @"\b", replacementText, RegexOptions.IgnoreCase); This pattern uses “word boundries” as your delimiters for matching text.
Here’s a general way to catch most outside exceptions in your WinForm code. Add this to your program wrapper: Application.ThreadException += new ThreadExceptionEventHandler(Application_ThreadException); AppDomain.CurrentDomain.UnhandledException += new UnhandledExceptionEventHandler(CurrentDomain_UnhandledException); Of course, it is always better to handle specific cases with … Continue reading
How to Shrink Your Database Transaction Log If you have noticed that your transaction log on your SQL Server database has grown incredibly large after a long transactional process, you can try this to shrink it back down: DBCC … Continue reading
The July 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine is out on the website. Check out my IT Toolbox column here: http://technet.microsoft.com/magazine/438b8ff5-6e55-47ff-9e05-a05233f48c8c In this issue I covered: Automise 2 Automate Admin Tasks BareTailPro Monitor Logs in Realtime Total Network Inventory Inventory your Systems Mastering Microsoft … Continue reading
The July 2008 issue of TechNet Magazine is out on the website. Check out my Utility Spotlight on Microsoft SharedView: Microsoft SharedView