Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Deleting a windows service

There seems to be more than one way to do this, but is a nice easy one:

sc delete "My Service"

Friday, 22 November 2019

Comparing file versions

Here's a good way of comparing file versions. I had to use this in a recent service installer.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Re-install nuget packages

Here's how to reinstall nuget packages for your solution:
Update-Package -reinstall

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Windows exe with optional console

Today I had to change the console app I'd already built into something more silent, but a console was still required in some circumstances.

All I had to do was switch the output type (Properties > Application) to 'Windows Application' and add the following code:

Friday, 7 June 2019

Configuring SignalR

Each host has access to an IConfigurationManager which allows you to tweak some default SignalR settings. Some things that can be tweaked are:

  •     ConnectionTimeout - Represents the amount of time to leave a connection open before timing out. Default is 110 seconds.
  •     DisconnectTimeout - Represents the amount of time to wait after a connection goes away before raising the disconnect event. Default is 30 seconds.
  •     KeepAlive - Representing the amount of time to wait before sending a keep alive packet over an idle connection. Set to null to disable keep alive. This is set to 30 seconds by default. When this is on, the ConnectionTimeout will have no effect.