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How to monitor a long-running program programmatically

What I've currently got can be summed up with this pseudo code: public static void Main(string[] args) { var listOfObjects = Database.GetObjectsToUploadToOnlineService(); ...
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Write progress from a long running process

We have some long running processes which could run for as long as an hour up to 6 hours. Some of the processes are started by hand and the user wants to see what the progress of the process is. ...
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Application behavior in different screen sizes

My company is developing a .NET application that needs to work with 17 inch and 24 inch monitors using the same resolution on both. My question is whether I should expect any different behavior or ...
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How should a senior programmer monitor another senior programmer?

I'm working with a new senior programmer who has almost the same amount of experience as me. He his own project to work on -- but I have to make sure he does not mess things up. Now, how can I ...
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Testing responsive designs for large displays… on a laptop

I use a 13" laptop. I want to test my responsive site designs on displays larger than 1280x800. Is there an easy way to do this? Or should I just set that as my top media query?
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Convincing Upper Management the need of larger monitors for Developers [closed]

The company I work for has recently hired on several developers, and there are a limited number of monitors to go around. There are two types in the office - a standard 15" (thankfully flatscreen) and ...
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What norms/API for monitoring my servers? [closed]

I have a dozen server applications installed on my customers intranets (they can send http requests over the internet but cannot be called from outside). They're written in various technologies, ...
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How can I monitor the JVM memory in a proper way?

I'm thinking of how we do JVM memory monitor in a low overhead way in production environment even under busy hour. Suppose I have two tomcat app server in production, load balance set up behind them. ...
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Why are most websites optimized for viewing in portrait mode?

I simply cannot figure this out. Almost all monitors have an aspect ratio where width is much bigger than the height and yet almost all websites are designed exactly for the other way round? I am not ...
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Have programmers at your work not taken up or been averse to an offer of a second monitor? [duplicate]

I'm putting together a business case for the developers in my company to get a second monitor. After my own experiences and research, this seems a no-brainer to me in terms of increasing productivity ...