Monthly Archives: August 2012

Building a .NET Disassembler (Part 3) – Parsing the .text Section

In the previous part, we figured out how to read each of the “sections” out of the assembly. One of these sections is named “.text”. This section contains a whole bunch of stuff, including the executable IL code. Its general

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Running a portable Cygwin full screen on any machine.

In a previous post, I walked through making a .bat file that helped set up a truly portable Cygwin install. At the end of that post, I mentioned that you can add these lines to the top of the .bat

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Making a truly portable Cygwin install, working around drive letter and file permission issues.

Cygwin in itself is actually fairly portable. There are several other blogs and write-ups out there about installing it to a USB key. However, what they don’t tell you is that while your Cygwin might be runnable from your USB

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Learning Moq with The Moq Koans

Inspired by a local “Software Craftsmanship” group, and the “Coding Dojo” at CodeMash 2011, I decided to set up a weekly coding dojo at work. Every Friday, two developers spend an hour during lunch doing katas or learning something new.

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CodingWithSpike is Jeff Valore. A professional software engineer, focused on JavaScript, Web Development, C# and the Microsoft stack. Jeff is currently a Software Engineer at Virtual Hold Technologies.


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