Archive for 26th May 2006

Thread Safety Made Easier Under Visual Studio 2005

Most of us know that controls in Windows forms are bound to a specific thread and are not thread safe, and thus UI controls created or referenced on non-UI thread must be marshaled back to the UI thread by using one of the Invoke methods. Continue reading ‘Thread Safety Made Easier Under Visual Studio 2005’ »

How Much Energy do We Use Driving?

Everyone knows that we are so dependent on cars nowadays and everyone knows that we use a lot of energy driving, just to get ourselves around. But exactly how much energy are we talking about here? Here is my simple calculation. Continue reading ‘How Much Energy do We Use Driving?’ »