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 Share This:...

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...

.NET Core Entity Framework DbContext Converter

Released a tool for .NET Core which optimizes the default output of .NET’s “DB First” entity class file generator. It offers a more flexible re-generated DbContext.cs file and you can simply append it to your existing DB scaffolding command....
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