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How to get the Process Description of an external process using C#?

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Sometime we need to find out details of running process which is external to your current process, might be a third party one. If you are currently looking for some code to find out details of a process, this post will definitely help you. Here we will learn, how to get the process description using C#.   Continue reading to learn about it. Also, sample code has been shared for you to understand it better. If you have specific query, drop a line in the comment section.     If
you open the Task Manager in your Windows system and navigate to the details tab, as shown below, you will find out the various process names running in your system. This includes the name of the process, the process ID (aka. PID), status of the process and the description.   If you are a developer and looking for an way to retrieve using C#, the “Process” instance doesn’t return this information. To do this, we need to iterate thru the Win32_Process using the ManagementObjectSearcher.       Normal SQL like query “Select...(Read whole news on source site)

Heroic.AutoMapper Updated

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I just shipped a new version of Heroic.AutoMapper.  Unfortunately, AutoMapper 4.2.0 introduces some breaking changes between 4.1.0 (semvar, anyone?), and Heroic.AutoMapper was impacted.  That means anything that uses Heroic.AutoMapper is also impacted. Fortunately, the change is mechanical, and a NuGet package update followed by some find-and-replace should have you back up and running. First, update to Heroic.AutoMapper 2.0.0.  Next, do a find-and-replace, replacing “CreateMappings(IConfiguration” with “CreateMappings(IMapperConfiguration”.   Any type that implements IHaveCustomMappings should have changed from this:public void CreateMappings(IConfiguration configuration) { configuration.CreateMap() .ForMember(x => x.Name, opt
=> opt.MapFrom(x => x.FullName)); } To this:public void CreateMappings(IMapperConfiguration configuration) { configuration.CreateMap() .ForMember(x => x.Name, opt => opt.MapFrom(x => x.FullName)); } Going forward, AutoMapper 5.0 is going to be a big change.  I’m still not sure how I feel about it.  On the one hand, I totally agree that having a non-static version of Mapper could be useful, and it will probably clean up a lot of things internally.  But, in every application I’ve ever created, I’ve only ever needed a single Mapper.  I can’t think of a single time I’ve needed a...(Read whole news on source site)

9 Hidden Features of Visual Studio that you should know

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Visual Studio is a very powerful IDE. Visual Studio also support lots of tooling capabilities to increase the developer productivity. Over the period I have shared several tips and tricks, new features and hidden feature of Visual Studio over here.  When we say it as hidden, they may be exists from the very beginning of Visual [...]

Download Ajith in Theri Android game

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If you are a fan of Ajith kumar , you would like this “Ajith in Theri” game for your android smartphone. The app is published by “Deivasigamani” and is listed in the category “action” . The game description states “A Hero who going to kill the enemy monsters with his weapon without hitting them and...
Official Happy New Year game for Android
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