Applying Attributes to method parameters

02 Dec 2007 Hopefully everybody who reads this knows more or less what Attributes are in terms of .NET/C# programming. While I was scanning the documentation for that interesting Monorail project (btw, if you ever played with RoR you probably feel right at home), I noticed that you can also apply attributes to...

Where Gaming is what it is

01 Dec 2007 Apart from the useless stutter of politicians and their gross misconduct in terms of spending habits there’s a subject that was overly annoying lately…the debate about so-called killer games. A more pathetic attempt to find a scapegoat for serious issues in the educational system and our current cultural and social...

Human Reaction Time

30 Nov 2007 Today I saw an interesting show about the capabilities of human fighters skilled in their respective arts like boxing, Karate or Nin Jitsu. One of the shown challenges was a test of reaction time. Here one of the fighters apparently managed to react consistently to a stimulus in about 0.18...

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...