how to create an animated gif in .net

Does anyone know how to create an animated gif using c#? Ideally I would have some control over the color reduction used. Is using imagemagick (as an external started process) the best choice? Answer This Gif Animation Creater code from https://github.com/DataDink/Bumpkit can set Delay foreach Frame: Uses .Net standard Gif Encoding and adds Animation headers. … Read more

How do I express a void method call as the result of DynamicMetaObject.BindInvokeMember?

I’m trying to give a short example of IDynamicMetaObjectProvider for the second edition of C# in Depth, and I’m running into issues. I want to be able to express a void call, and I’m failing. I’m sure it’s possible, because if I dynamically call a void method using the reflection binder, all is fine. Here’s … Read more

Why is Clojure dynamically typed?

One thing I like very much is reading about different programming languages. Currently, I’m learning Scala but that doesn’t mean I’m not interested in Groovy, Clojure, Python, and many others. All these languages have a unique look and feel and some characteristic features. In the case of Clojure I don’t understand one of these design … Read more

Is it possible to create a function dynamically, during runtime in C++?

C++ is a static, compiled language, templates are resolved during compile time and so on… But is it possible to create a function during runtime, that is not described in the source code and has not been converted to machine language during compilation, so that a user can throw at it data that has not … Read more

Difference between static and dynamic programming languages

What is the different between static and dynamic programming languages? I know that it is all about type systems but I’m looking for more clear clarifications. Answer Static Typing Static typing means that types are known and checked for correctness before running your program. This is often done by the language’s compiler. For example, the … Read more

Specifying multiple files with LD_PRELOAD

I know how to override one library with LD_PRELOAD, for example, as follows. LD_PRELOAD=./getpid.so ./testpid Now my question is how to override multiple files. Say I want to override both getpid and getid, how would I specify that? Answer According to the ld.so manpage, it is a space separated list. So: LD_PRELOAD=”path1 path2″ ought to … Read more