cycling through a number range

11 Mar 2009 What I really wanted to do was to play a round of quakelive. But right now, quakelive is down (well, it’s Beta, isn’t it?). Quakelive pointed me to their twitter feed. Next I wondered what other people are suffering from this outage and went to twitterfall, doing a search on...

Another beacon in a sea of expressions

07 Mar 2009 A prosaic introduction to the subject of .NET expressions. These were introduced with .NET 3.5 and are featured most prominently in LINQ. Over here I implemented a use case with the aid of expressions. In my current project I am using expressions to be able to analyze what the user...

Playing Lotto with LINQ

30 Jan 2009 You know, they are once again going craazy in Germany - The Lotto jackpot has swollen to a whopping 35 million. That’s a lot of money, certainly enough to devote some of my time to the subject. I was looking around the Internet whether I could get my hand on...

Dependency Injection is not locating services

07 Jan 2009 The DI container StructureMap has been coming along nicely lately, with version 2.5.1 available as download. I have been following closely its recent development, since it is providing some core object wiring functionality to my current project. A rather inviting pattern one can be lured into in DI container usage...

Iterators do [1..]

08 Dec 2008 The following picture probably doesn’t surprise you But as you can see in what is commented out, you can indeed e.g. do DataSource.Take(10).ToList Such an iterator then has quite a similarity to Haskell’s [1..], the infinite list. Just make sure that you don’t pull all elements from the source…