The Wiert Corner – irregular stream of stuff

Jeroen W. Pluimers on .NET, C#, Delphi, databases, and personal interests

  • My badges

  • Twitter Updates

  • My Flickr Stream

  • Pages

  • All categories

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 4,182 other subscribers

Archive for July 1st, 2021

Some links on thread names in Windows

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/07/01

For a very long time, it has been possible to name threads visible in debuggers: How to: Set a Thread Name in Native Code.

In the mean time, under Windows 10, you can both Get and Set the thread name. This brings native applications on par with with .NET where this has always been possible. Chrome uses these new API calls.

Which means I have some reading to do:


Posted in Debugging, Development, Software Development, Windows Development | Leave a Comment »

Maggs on Twitter: “Had to get a bucket to catch all the dropped packets.… “

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/07/01

[WayBack] Maggs on Twitter: “Had to get a bucket to catch all the dropped packets.… “

To me it seemed the bitbucket was the final destination of /dev/null, but others chimed in as well:


Apart from my [WayBack] Jeroen Pluimers on Twitter: “Is that where /dev/null ends?… “, it totally reminded me of the below Dilbert strip which I could not find at first. So I was glad with [WayBack] David Sheryn Twitter:

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Development, Fun, Infrastructure, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Tuple class and records in the Spring4D framework

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/07/01

The Spring Framework for Delphi has some cool tuple support.

The [WayBack] Tuple class has 3 create methods that build generic Tuple<> records with 2, 3 and 4 fields:


Posted in Delphi, Development, Software Development, Spring4D | Leave a Comment »

%d bloggers like this: