Monthly Archives: January 2012

Windows Azure Emulator – Unavailable Ports

I tried launching the Windows Azure Emulator today and hit the follow error: Role instances are taking longer than expected to start. Do you want to continue waiting? It turns out that the emulator has trouble starting if any of … Continue reading

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Timing a Method in C#

Here’s a very quick way to check the performance of a block of code. I’m wrapping a System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch class and sending all timings directly to Debug.WriteLine(). Please be aware that this is a very simplistic approach, and does not guarantee … Continue reading

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