Monthly Archives: November 2011

StepOver Revisited

Andy Pennell exposed in 2004 (and I mentioned in 2009) a very useful undocumented VC feature: when you wish to avoid stepping into nagging functions (ctors, refcounts, whatever), you can specify them in the StepOver registry key. It supports RegExp’s … Continue reading

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Integrating Matlab with Team Foundation Server 2010

I just managed to pull this integration off, and the process definitely deserves more web presence. First, as of 2011, Matlab (I never understood the shout-ish MATLAB spelling) consumes only MSSCCI source control connections, which a Team Explorer installation does … Continue reading

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Reading Monitor Physical Dimensions, or: Getting the EDID, the Right Way

  Edit: an improvement is published in a separate post We recently needed to know the physical size of monitors on customer machines. Getting it right was a surprisingly tedious research – and definitely something that deserves more web presence … Continue reading

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