It has been a long time since AlphaVSS 1.0 Beta was first released. A little over two years to be precise. The original plan was of course to go from beta to final in a month or two, but for reasons I’ve rambled way too much about already that didn’t happen. So it is now…Continue reading →
AlphaVSS and AlphaFS are now both in version 1.0 Beta. For more information see the respective pages on codeplex. AlphaVSS on CodePlex AlphaFS on CodePlexContinue reading →
AlphaVSS provides a managed .NET interface to the Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service, making it possible to conveniently access and use the VSS API from within eg. C# or VB. New in this release is the support for Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (and later). To compile against Windows XP, you must use…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.
Fixed a small bug (with large consequences) where a non-null value was interpreted as null and vice versa. For more information about AlphaVSS, see AlphaVSS – Bringing Windows Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to .NET. If you use the library and find it useful, have comments, find bugs or just have anything to say about it,…Continue reading →
Many programs exist for creating backups of your important data in different ways. Common methods include backing up an entire partition of your harddrive to some image format, or the simple copying of files, both incremental, differential and full backups. I am not interested in making a complete backup of my entire drives, mostly because…Continue reading →