Category Archives: C

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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My C# Wish List

I really like C#, but I wish there were a bit more to the language. The Visual Studio team has set up a UserVoice page so you can vote on your own favorites. I have placed some votes already, but … Continue reading 

Also posted in .NET, C#, Data Access, Design Patterns | 2 Comments

Registration is open for aspConf

We are really excited about this conference! This is a free, online, two day conference that will focus on web development on using .Net.  We will have great speakers from the community and industry lined up. We already have speakers … Continue reading 

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Composition Of Responsibility vs Interface Implementation

This started out a comment in a Google+ stream, which is in response to the brujahahahahalols that have been going around concerning ActiveRecord, FubuMVC and Rails. I’m not defending any of these posts or perspectives. I have my own opinions … Continue reading 

Also posted in .NET, C#, Mongoid, Philosophy of Software, Principles and Patterns, Rails, Ruby | 10 Comments

Actor Model Programming in C#

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Øredev in Malmö, Sweden. While at the conference, I presented two sessions — including a new talk on Actor Model Programming in C#. This was the first official presentation I’ve given on … Continue reading 

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Learning Haskel For Fun (and profit?)

I found a little spare time recently, so I started learning Haskell via I’m learning it specifically because it’s completely foreign to me. I’ve never done any functional programming and I wanted to bend my mind around and see … Continue reading 

Also posted in C#, Haskell, Ruby | 8 Comments