VS 2008, .NET 3.5 shipped

19 Nov 2007 Here we go, let’s create some Blog noise: Visual Studio 2008 is out. .NET 3.5 is also out and with it a number of additional products like updates to the respective server etc. Go check it out here and download here. Finally An Overview of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 White...

C# implicit operator

10 Nov 2007 You know you love a programming language when it still manages to surprise you with something you didn’t know about. One of the comments on Eric Lippert’s blog used a funny looking method signature I hadn’t seen before…suppose you start a little Console application and write something like that: class...

Serializing close to the WPF things

27 Sep 2007 I should probably write about the facebook WCF wrapper as promised, but since I am have been working my a… off on the frontend of things with the aid of WPF, I will write something about that instead. There is plenty of stuff to write but in this post I...

Untested Extension method which should be a nice one

21 Sep 2007 You probably know by now that I quite like the upcoming extension methods in .NET 3.5. I haven’t tested the following code as I don’t have the right framework at hand right now (and I cannot be asked to turn on my laptop), but I don’t see why it shouldn’t...

A plea to Microsoft

24 Aug 2007 Keine Überlast für OnVisibilityChanged stimmt mit dem Delegat System.Windows.DependencyPropertyChangedEventHandler überein. … Microsoft, please stop translating exception messages for a programming language that is otherwise completely English, especially if you let it be done by a machine. The above is an error from the compiler! Never ever meant to be seen...