When you're resizing images in .NET, you might get artifacts along the edges of the resized image, which are called ghost borders. Here's how you get rid of them.
Posts in May 2014
Read about a little exception helper class I've written which encapsulates parameter null checking and other validation functionality. By providing a concise and easily readable interface, it helps shorten and declutter your methods.
Starting with the recently released version 4.5.2 of the .NET Framework, ASP.NET now supports the
HostingEnvironment.QueueBackgroundWorkItem method which lets you schedule small background work items. Here's a short write up how you can use it.
The popular Underscore.js library recently enhanced its capabilities to deal with partially applied functions. Starting with version 1.6.0 which was released in February 2014, the _.partial function is now a lot more flexible and allows for some interesting use cases.