AutoMapper with static ExtensionMethods for .NET Standard

Because the team of the original AutoMapper project removed several static methods with the start of v9, I created a project which keeps the most important static ExtensionMethods like Map() or ProjectTo for easier access. Get it via NuGet or Github. added some...

openTRANS for .NET Core

openTRANS is a collection of XML definitions for automated ordering systems, developed by Fraunhofer IAO. I partly implemented the openTRANS v2.1 definitions in C# .NET Standard 2.0. Get it on Github and NuGet. various fixes, countrycode generator includedvarious...

explorerFilePreview

Released a tool which can be used for non-Outlook PCs to be able to see email files (.msg, .eml) as preview in Windows Explorer. Get it via GitHub. Update README.mdinitialInitial commit...

C# .NET WinForms: Setting a placeholder for a TextBox

Useful snippet for adding a placeholder text feature to a common Windows Forms TextBox like you might know it from HTML’s <input> tag. Add e.g. to your ExtensionMethods: C# private const int EM_SETCUEBANNER = 0x1501; [DllImport("user32.dll", CharSet =...

Replacing Dell PowerEdge R340 Fans

As I described in a previous post, Dell’s 1U server fans are made to be efficient and definitely not to be silent. You can try to decrease the RPM to 1%, but they remain to be quite loud. Because I use the R340 in a quiet office and did not get useful support...

Silencing Dell PowerEdge Rack Server Fans

Dell servers in general are optimized for high performance and not to be quiet. However, in silent office environments, the fan noise can be annoying, especially the ones in 1U cases. Even if you do not need the server’s full power all the time, the fans run way...
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