The no frills, bare-bones example to Duplex WCF

30 Jan 2008 Can a WCF client call a WCF service and have the server call back with whatever? Oh, yes. Can you get an example how it’s done? Indeed. Are these good examples? Well, you can get MS samples for WCF (which in their entirety are really helpful) or another blog post...

Revisiting the Alphabet Range with the latest .NET

19 Jan 2008 While Richard Bushnell was showing off how old problems can be implemented very concise with LINQ he also made use of an extension method to the int Type. It has been quite some time since I did an update to the .NET goodies. In there there was an implementation to...

Firefox 3 Beta and your favourite extensions

04 Jan 2008 It is seldom that I like to just link to somebody without adding some content of my own - even so, since I fell in love with the current Firefox 3 due to its performance and all-round experience, I was more than happy to find a workaround to install extensions...

On Portals and cake..er..coffee

19 Dec 2007 I have been playing Steam’s Portal and can only second all that has been said before. Great game, too short. The evil mastercomputer is a great character, the “test chambers” are lovely, the whole portal technology is just fun and the end of the game simply has style. Beaming was...

So, how expensive is it to let Castle Windsor / Spring.NET make my object?

09 Dec 2007 Lately I was getting increasingly curious about the overhead of using a Dependency Injection-container to provide me with instances of my objects. With overhead I mean if and how much longer it takes for the DI container to provide me with the desired instance. Indeed, this is not an overly...