Jeremy Jarrell

Jeremy Jarrell is a software developer specializing in desktop application development with the .NET platform. He is heavily involved in the .NET developer community both as a regular contributor to open source and as a frequent presenter at user groups throughout both the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia areas. His interests include client application technologies, developer productivity, and leading edge developer techniques such as test-driven development. He can be reached through his website at www.JeremyJarrell.org.

05 March 2013
05 March 2013

Speeding up your application with the IIS Auto-Start feature

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Red Gate recently polled the ASP.NET developer community for tips on improving the performance of ASP.NET web applications. The result was an excellent free e-book entitled “50 Ways to Avoid, Find and Fix ASP.NET Performance Issues”. The book is full of quick and easy tips to squeeze some added performance from your ASP.NET applications, and … Read more
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26 March 2012
26 March 2012

MongoDB Basics for .NET by Example

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MongoDB is one of the more intriguing 'NoSQL' databases to emerge from 'Cloud' computing. Sometimes, the best way of understanding a rather different technology is to get stuck-in and try it out, so Jeremy Jarrell shows how to get started with a simple ASP.NET MVC project that uses MongoDB.… Read more
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09 September 2010
09 September 2010

Two Steps Forward to More Secure Applications

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Are you certain that you know enough about cross-site scripting attacks, and SQL Injection to avoid either of them happening to that site you're responsible for? Even though these exploits are easy to avoid, many developers still aren't taking the necessary precautions, so we asked Jeremy Jarrell to come up with simple guidelines.… Read more
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23 June 2010
23 June 2010

Multi-Tier Performance Tuning with ANTS Performance Profiler 6

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When you are developing a database application that, by its very nature, suffers from I/O bottlenecks, you need to get a complete picture of how all the tiers of your application work together. By quickly determining whether the problem is code-related or part of a database process, you will be well on the way to getting a fix, especially if you can see immediately which stored procedure is taking too long to execute. Science Fiction? No. as Jeremy Jarrell found out when he discovered ANTS Performance Profiler 6.… Read more
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17 June 2010
17 June 2010

Mutation Testing

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You may have a twinge of doubt when your code passes all its unit tests. They might say that the code is OK, but if the code is definitely incorrect, will the unit tests fail? Mutation Testing is a relatively simple, but ingenious, way of checking that your tests will spot the fact that your code is malfunctioning. It is definitely something that every developer should be aware of. … Read more
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29 September 2009
29 September 2009

We needed to find the source of the memory leak, and fast

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At any time, memory leaks in a commercial application have to be fixed; but when your application is being deployed via virtualized desktops using platforms such as Microsoft Application Virtualization for Terminal Services or Citrix XenDesktop, then it becomes vital that memory is used as efficiently as possible. You can imagine what would happen if signs of a large memory leak showed up during the deployment to a key customer. Jeremy Jarrell tells the story.… Read more
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