Changes In Latitude

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I have been working on MeetingPlace for a long time. It was 1998 when some random recruiter called me and pitched the product and position. I wasn’t too sure about it but the company was within walking distance so I figured I would check it out. Couldn’t hurt. Nearly 9 years later I am still working on that same product. … Read More

WSAENOBUFS (10055) Conquered

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Last week I was talking about a nasty bug that took a while to solve. While that one was in progress, I had another one going on simulateously that was equally challenging. We were doing some relatively simple load tests and our app would break. The result was lots of socket errors, usually 10055. There are various articles on this … Read More

Tick Tock

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Every couple of months, I get involved with some bug fix that takes weeks to resolve. I just finished up one this morning. I have been working on it for about 3 weeks nearly steadily. However, the bug has loomed in various forms for several years in our product. In the end, the solution was the same as a lot … Read More

Remote Bugs

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As part of my job, I get to work with customers — when stuff isn’t going right. For MeetingPlace, I am the last line of defense. You can escalate no further. So usually when the case gets to me, its not good. Today, we had a classic case. Over the years, we have had trouble when our application runs on … Read More