Month: August 2014

Introducing DRColorPicker for iOS – Top Color Picker for iOS

Top Color Picker for iOS Download DRColorPicker on github now! I’m pleased to announce that I am open-sourcing the color picker I built for You Doodle under the MIT license. I call this the DRColorPicker (Digital Ruby Color Picker). I

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How to split a string in SQL Server the right way

I’ve seen many string splitting functions in SQL Server and many of them overwrite the string that is being split over and over which causes terrible performance by re-allocating memory every time. This is a terrible way to split a

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The Power of Batching

Recently I coded up a very naive message handler in C# that read in received messages from a certain service in an ASP.NET MVC controller method and then inserted each message into a SQL Server table for processing. When hundreds

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