Month: October 2015

LINQ: Group a list of strings into chunks

LINQ: Group a list of strings into chunks, dividing the chunks by a whole-line marker (in the example “<Custom>”) public static partial class Queries { public static IEnumerable<string[]> Execute( this IQueryHandler<DataChunker, IEnumerable<string[]>> handler, IEnumerable<string> data) { return handler.Execute(new DataChunker(data)); } public class DataChunker : IQuery<IEnumerable<string[]>> { public DataChunker(IEnumerable<string> data) { this.Data = data; } public IEnumerable<string> Data { get; set;… Read more →

Markdown and Prettify V2

Install the smart syntax plugin Go to Smart Syntax settings tab and ensure that Custom Skin is ticked Remove the following from smart-syntax/includes/functions.php: remove all 3 lines ?> <script>prettyPrint()</script> <?php Open file wp-content/plugins/smart-syntax/assets/css/smart_syntax.css and replace the contents with this: .prettyprint .com { color: #008000; } .prettyprint .str, .tag { color: #A31515; } .prettyprint .kwd, .atv { color: #0000FF; } .prettyprint… Read more →

Give background threads time to complete in IIS

Thanks to this post public sealed class OutOfProcessMediatorDecorator<TCommand> : IMediatingHandler<TCommand>, IRegisteredObject where TCommand : IMediator { private readonly IMediatingHandler<TCommand> decorated; private readonly Container container; public OutOfProcessMediatorDecorator( IMediatingHandler<TCommand> decorated, Container container) { this.decorated = decorated; this.container = container; } public void Execute(TCommand command) { HostingEnvironment.RegisterObject(this); var task = Task.Factory.StartNew(() => { using(container.BeginLifetimeScope()) { try { this.decorated.Execute(command); } finally { HostingEnvironment.UnregisterObject(this); }… Read more →