Author: Shawn Jackson

I’ve spent the last 18 years in the world of Information Technology on both the IT and Development sides of the aisle. I’m currently a Software Engineer for Paylocity. In addition to working at Paylocity, I’m also the Founder of Resgrid, a cloud services company dedicated to providing logistics and management solutions to first responder organizations, volunteer and career fire departments, EMS, ambulance services, search and rescue, public safety, HAZMAT and others.

Running WPF on Another Thread

I’ve been developing a solution to meet an outlying need of mine and one of the requirements were that I needed to show a WPF window which lives inside a class library (DLL) that could be referenced by any application. Any WPF developer knows that WPF and other UI systems like WinForms require an STA
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Visual Studio 2008 Goes *POOF*

Here is the scenario, I start Visual Studio 2008 and from the startup page select the solution file I want to load, after a few seconds Visual Studio just disappears, no warning, no error no nothing, just *POOF*. This isn’t a new Visual Studio 2008 or Vista installation. I’ve been using these programs and this
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