Dennis van der Stelt Blog


Demoscene : The beginning

A few days ago I made a promise to write some posts on demos. Here’s the first one, where I’d like to talk a bit about the past of the demoscene, and give you...



I want to pick up some stuff demoscene related. I still love watching an occasional demo and I still get a kick out of showing demos to collegues or friends. Although I love the...


XmlPreprocess released

Now here’s another very pretty tool that can use an introduction. I’m talking about the XmlPreprocessor which has just been released. It’s a command line driven utility which will alter, for example, your web.config...


Microsoft Desktop Search

Microsoft has placed a new utility online, or suite, as they call it. It’s a new version, upgrade or enhancement of the current MSN Toolbar. It’s still in beta, but according to Scott Hanselman...



Wow, a new host… And what a host! 6GB space, 150GB bandwith per month, unlimited pop3 accounts, etc, etc. And ofcourse the new domain name! We thought about the url for weeks, but everything...



Steve Eichert is mad about TDD and I just got the link to the tool for TDD from him. It’s the new name for the tool known as NUnitAddIn. Go get it here.


Chatty lines

Lately I’ve read some comments from people all over the internet, on chatty lines. You should try to avoid chatting a lot with your services. Ofcourse you should probably avoid the same with components,...



I have been working on my own website for years! As a true developer, I have never been satified, nor have I ever finished a website. And I don’t believe I ever publically announced...