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29 December 2018
Default Interface Methods in C#: What Are Traits, and Why Are They Needed?
Curious to see what my fellow .Net developers/architects think of this new language feature that's been bandied about since at least early 2017, though it's now potentially slated to be included in C# 8.0. I have to admit, at first I didn't "get it" but I've been doing some... Read More...
31 July 2007
MSDN Event In Charlotte – Silverlight, LINQ and WCF
Microsoft is having an MSDN event here in Charlotte on the 16th of August with topics on Silverlight, LINQ and WCF, all of which are pretty exciting technologies coming down the pipe for the Visual Studio 2008/.Net Framework 3.5 release later this year. I know I'm pretty excited about them! Our group... Read More...
16 April 2007
Community Server 2007 Has Been Released
Just a few hours ago, Community Server 2007 was released into the wild! From the CS.org announcement : Today we’re proud to announce the immediate availability of Community Server 2007 – the best version of Community Server yet! There are a number of new improvements, but by far the largest is the new... Read More...
22 March 2007
My Copy Of Professional Community Server...It's Here!
Got home from work today and found a pleasant surprise waiting for me: My copy of Professional Community Server arrived today! First thing to do is snap a shot of me with said book and send it over to Jose to be posted on ProfessionalCommunityServer.com . Then it'll take a tour around the country (and... Read More...
09 February 2007
ScottGu Has A Power Packed Outline Of Orcas Up
Scott Guthrie continues to show us why he's the man with the plan over at Microsoft with a huge post on some features new to Orcas : One of the highlights of my recent trip to Europe was getting the chance to publicly show off some of the new features in our next release of Visual Studio and the .NET... Read More...
08 February 2007
Linked To By Wiki -- Note To Self, Write Better Articles
I recently noticed a reasonable spike in traffic around here a few days ago; turns out an entry of mine got linked to by a Wiki article (no, I didn't make the link from Wiki myself ;-)). The point of this entry isn't to garner kudos or pat myself on the back (of course the ego points do make me feel... Read More...
03 February 2007
Software Composability And Functional Languages On Channel9
Anders Hejslberg, Erik Meijer, Herb Sutter and Brian Beckman recently sat down with the the Channel9 crew to have a roundtable discussion concerning software composability and functional languages (and the duality of each) as to how they relate to the future of .Net and the related languages that sit... Read More...
20 January 2007
Web Client Software Factory Released
Via Brad Abrams (via Microsoft.com ): Web development in the enterprise just got significantly easier! Our Patterns and Practices group just released their Web Client Software Factory which address many of the most common areas I hear corporate web developers talk about. I've learned quite a bit from... Read More...
07 November 2006
.NET Framework 3.0 (WinFX) RTM
Via Robert McLaws (aka the man with his finger on the .Net pulse over at MS): As the final runup to Vista RTM continues, Microsoft has announced at the .NET Framework 3.0 (formerly WinFX) has RTMed and is available on Microsoft Downloads. This is a significant milestone for the Developer Division, and... Read More...
02 October 2006
Some Handy Links -- .Net Debugging And IIS Resources
Like most developers who are passionate about what they do for a living, I tend to throw myself into my career 120%...which usually means a lot of reading. I also tend to read a lot to prepare for interviews, in this case the interviews I'm going through with Microsoft . The position requires extensive... Read More...
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