Welcome to the Rock Solid Blog! This is where the Gibraltar Software team and our friends share news and thoughts about Loupe, VistaDB, .NET development, building a software company and various other ideas and insights related to build rock-solid software.

Should I Make a Log Wrapper Class?

Should you create your own abstraction to sit between your code and a logging system or use one directly? What if you’re creating a library for other users and don’t want to restrict their choice of logging system? We’ve got some guidance from over five years of working with customers creating great logging and application diagnostics, and the answers may surprise you.

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Loupe 3.7.0 Released!

Continuing our trend of adding features for scale up & out scenarios with Loupe we’ve just released Loupe¬†3.7 with new features to help you get more out of Loupe: Active Directory Integration: Use AD for user authentication and user provisioning. Connect to Multiple Servers: A single Loupe Desktop can connect to many different Loupe Servers…