August 2005

published: Mon, 24-Oct-2005   |   updated: Fri, 5-Aug-2016

Here are the articles that were published in August 2005.

Signing assemblies as non-admin

The solution to this problem has just wasted the last 2 hours of my life, so I thought I'd post it here for everyone else and for future reference. If you are developing as LUA (a least privilege user) then you'll find that you can't sign assemblies. Read more...

Using the Singleton pattern (part 1)

Whenever a couple of developers have a chat about Design Patterns next to the water cooler, the conversation is almost guaranteed to turn to the Singleton pattern. In fact, when two Delphi developers discuss Singleton, it's like they are talking about two different languages since Delphi can't do the basic trick of making a Singleton work. But no matter which language the developers use, they'll always talk about the implementation of it. Never, it seems, do they take a step back and wonder if Singleton is a "good" pattern to use. Read more...