Geoffrey Braaf

WIS3GUY.NET is the trademark of Geoffrey Braaf, an experienced Dutch freelance .NET Software Architect and Developer specializing in web based and service oriented applications and techniques. Armed with 12 years of professional experience, plus an additional 10 years of passionate non-commercial coding, in late 2008 he decided to take his chances and pursue a freelancing career.

19 April 2010
19 April 2010

.NET Reflector Pro to the rescue

Almost all applications have to interface with components or modules written by somebody else, for which you don't have the source code. This is fine until things go wrong, but when you need to refactor your code and you keep getting strange exceptions, you'll start to wish you could place breakpoints in someone else's code and step through it. Now, of course, you can, as Geoffrey Braaf discovered.… Read more
31 March 2009
31 March 2009

Solving Performance Problems in an ASP.NET application with ANTS Profiler

You have a Data-Access Layer that is generating dynamic SQL, and you haven't the time to understand the implementation of the business layer. Something that is firing unexpected volumes of queries is slowing the code down. What do you do? You can now avoid having to hunt methodically for the cause from the queries up; you can now do it rapidly from the code down. Geoffrey Braaf explains...… Read more