Category: Persistent Windows

  • Persistent Windows 1.0.7 released – NotifyIcon mingling with WPF

    Recently, I’ve been distracted from my pet projects due to various life events and also Diablo 3 – Season 2. While I still haven’t been able to get new Random Coding or Top Coding content out, I did find a convenient survey plug-in for Word Press to get some feedback on Persistent Windows.

    Based on some user feedback, Persistent Windows now runs in the SysTray and I removed the platform setting so it should work for people who are on 32 bit versions of Windows. I don’t personally have any 32 bit machines anymore, so I’m going to just wait for feedback to find out if it works or not. If I get feedback indicating that it still doesn’t work, then I may fire up a VM to test, validate and resolve.

    As an interesting technical detail of this change. There is no native “NotifyIcon” implementation for WPF(At least none that I could find). I did find some other custom … Read the rest

  • PersistentWindows 1.0.5 and other updates!

    Well 2014 has come and gone in a blink of an eye! Updates have been delayed due to various priorities as I was blessed with the birth of my second child the past year. I haven’t posted a new video, nor made updates to my little pet projects because it’s really hard to when you have an infant sleeping in the room adjacent to your “recording studio/living room”. That’s Manhattan living for you, but I still love it!

    Regardless, mostly because of my amazing wife, I finally am able to get a full nights rest and continue delivering on my hobbies and ideas.

    So first project update. I received such a motivating email from a random user who picked up PersistentWindows thanking me for the time I spent on it. I don’t ever expect to make any money off of that project and it was really intended to solve a problem that I was constantly dealing with at work myself. … Read the rest

  • PersistentWindows 1.0.4 – Apologies!

    Welp, 1.0.3 was a total fubar. Loaded it at work and it hung straight away. Fixed the hanging issue, put more diagnostics. Hopefully I’ll get closer and closer to making it work just right.… Read the rest