When I started developing AlphaVSS and AlphaFS I was in the final stages of my Master Thesis project at Chalmers Univeristy, and looking for a job. This meant I had a whole lot of spare time, and development of these two libraries progressed quite quickly. In November 2008 I got a job as a developer…Continue reading →
AlphaFS now also has a project page, trac and subversion repository. The project page is available at http://trac.assembla.com/alphafs The subversion repository can be found at http://svn.assembla.com/svn/alphafs or browsed online at http://trac.assembla.com/alphafs/browser. Comments (on this page) and bug reports (in the form of a new ticket at the trac) are more than welcome.Continue reading →
New versions of both of the above libraries have been released.
AlphaVSS is a library providing a managed interface to the Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service API.
AlphaFS is a library providing more of the functions of the native Windows File- and Volume-management API to .NET.
The file system support in .NET is pretty good for most uses. However there are a few shortcomings, which this library tries to alleviate. The most notable deficiency of the standard .NET file system support was discovered in my attempts to work with the Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) (See my previous posts). VSS…Continue reading →