• ParallelFX @ Zurich

    Tomorrow I will attend GSoC Jam at Google office in Zurich. Looking forward to meet a cool bunch of people :) .

  • Parallel goodness

    I think I pretty much arrived to the point where my work is starting to get useful. With yesterday basic Tasks implementation and today Parallel.For work I was able to run a parallelized version of Luke's C# RayTracer. There was already a version using ParallelFx in the CTP samples but I preferred to made my custom, simpler one :

  • Bulk of changes for DBus-Explorer

    Long time I hadn't hacked on DBus-Explorer but as a exam stress killer I brought together all the piece I had already randomly coded. This resulted in a number of appreciable improvements that were long overdue like :

  • Report for GSoC first two weeks

    Even though GSoC coding period started two weeks ago, I totally forgot to blog about it so here it is.

  • Beware of double.Parse()

    Some svn up ago, Monodevelop started to throw strange exceptions at my face about Format error occuring when parsing a string with double.Parse(). This was triggered in various places ranging from startup, project opening, file opening or application unloading. At the time I hadn't bothered tracking down the issue but last Monday I decided to investigate it. Turned out that double.Parse was throwing a FormatException about '.' (like in "12.68") which was considered unknown.