Tools

Miscellaneous tools created during the lifetime of the project.

FileIndexer 2.2.6285

A new version of FileIndexer is available, fixing a rather nasty bug, and adding support for SHA-256 hashes. Grab it in the Tools section, as usual.

Dirty Port TT

New in our Tools section: Dirty Port Testing Tool, a tiny utility to open a TCP listener and connect to it from the same UI, simple and fast. Developed in about one hour after being increasingly frustrated with having to test dozens of ports and hosts in multiple firewall setups in a lab environment…

FileIndexer 2.1.3577

Our first release to be built with the newly released Visual Studio 2010, this version fixes an annoying bug: searching several times and using the clear button to empty the resulting list caused the same files to be found multiple times. On a more technical side, WiX is now used as installer toolkit, replacing VDProject. …

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Vis Solis

Another piece of contract work completed: this one involved solar power panels and inverters from Austrian manufacturer Fronius. Developed a generic, object oriented data fetching backend and set it up to transmit the data to a database over a HTTP tunnel. One visible outcome of the project can be found here: VS Seeham. Enjoyed working …

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FileIndexer 2.1.3257

Two rather annoying problems in the previous FileIndexer have been discovered, hence a new version is now available. A dodgy problem where some zeros were missing in MD5 hashes has been solved, as well as an application exception when locked files were being accessed. Also, SHA1 hashes can now be generated in addition to CRC32 …

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FileIndexer 2.1

Following the announcement in the previous news entry, the latest version of FileIndexer is now available for download. This release mainly features a new interface design without a main menu, a much improved search engine that now allows for stopping search operations, and quite a few other new features. A couple of nasty bugs have …

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Mono

With the latest round of Linux distribution releases just being completed, notably Ubuntu and Fedora, it was time to give Linux another shot, along with the latest Mono version, to be able and run our projects in a free (as in speech) environment. Seems like vbnc, the free VB compiler, has still its fair share …

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FileIndexer 2.0.2901

The latest version of FileIndexer is available for download. This is our first release using the new compilers from Microsoft, which have obviously been improved to produce smaller and faster executables. Other than infrastructure improvements, the main changes to this version include various efficiency optimizations and convenience features. A single bug has been fixed from …

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WallChanger 2.0

Yet another release of an old VB6-based project in new .NET glory! This little tool was inspired by a special friend of mine some time ago, so if you want to change your wallpapers periodically, give this little tool a try. As always, it can be found in our Downloads -> Miscellaneous section. As a …

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FileIndexer 2.0

The next version of FileIndexer is available now at the Miscellaneous downloads section. The program has been revamped completely, with the code converted to use the .NET Framework 2. This brings a few major additions and changes, as well as improvements to the overall performance. This is the second release from vware to use the …

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