Category Archives: C

Introducing Formo – Dynamic Configuration

In the off-chance that I have to maintain your code in the future, I feel I should gamble and share this project with you. I created it, I use it, and I like it. Something bothers me about seeing strings … Continue reading 

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A Timely Post – Introducing Palmer and TempusReader

I may have found the Peanut Butter to my Jelly. Maybe not, but I accidentally stumbled upon a project called Palmer. This library lets one define an amount of time to do some sort of activity. Maybe a call that … Continue reading 

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Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4– new release 1.0.71

To learn more about the Package read these blog posts: Introduction Release 1.0.71 Bootstrap MVC – Menu System Some interesting stats for the project. It has gotten a bunch of attention on the interwebs. The package has over 2,500 downloads, … Continue reading 

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IDisposable, Done Right

IDisposable is a standard interface in the .NET framework that facilitates the deterministic release of unmanaged resources. Since the Common Language Runtime (CLR) uses Garbage Collection (GC) to manage the lifecycle of objects created on the heap, it is not … Continue reading 

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Code review of a Publish/Subscribe Architecture using SignalR in Home Automation – Part 4

Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 – Front End Code Review Previously, I covered an example of synchronizing … Continue reading 

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Publish and Subscribe using SignalR in Home Automation – Part 3

using signalR aspnetmvc knockoutjs javascript jquerymobile x10 Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 – Front End Code Review … Continue reading 

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Benchmarque – Comparative Benchmarking for .NET

Last night, I announced that the first release of my benchmarking library Benchmarque was available on NuGet. This morning, I’d like to share with you what the library is, and how it to use it. What is Benchmarque? Benchmarque (pronounced … Continue reading 

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Thinking Linq

I’ve been comfortable using LINQ for what seems like a long time. I’m noticing that I’ve been implementing some of the lesser used functions a bit more as of late, but I’m not sure exactly when they’re appropriate. Take the … Continue reading 

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Debugger Trick when Working with UTC DateTimes

A couple days ago, this idea popped into my head when I was listening to a presentation at Austin Code Camp. I finally got around to giving it a try and it works like I hoped! If I have a … Continue reading 

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C# On a Scale of One to Ten

I’ve had the idea in my head to rank myself on a scale of 1 to 10 for my C# skills. I believe there’s a lot to the language and most people would probably overrate themselves. I thought I’d jot … Continue reading 

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