The strange case of Visual Studio getting "out of memory"

June 9, 2009

I started programming in the old times of 16-bit MS-DOS, where you had only 640 KB of memory, and you had concepts like “expanded memory” and “extended memory” and memory bank switching to use more than 640 KB and then wonderful things like the Watcom C++ compiler that allowed you to create linear 32-bit MS-DOS […]


.NET support in next version of InnoSetup installer (handy for COM-based add-ins)

June 9, 2009

Finally InnoSetup, a freeware very popular installer for Windows will include support for .NET, that is, constants to execute utilities from the .NET Framework SDK such as regasm.exe, etc. or to install assemblies in the GAC, etc: InnoSetup 5.3 Beta: http://www.jrsoftware.org/files/is5-whatsnew.htm#5.3.0 Using regasm.exe is required for COM add-ins (for Visual Studio .NET 2002/2003). Previously you […]