Yearly archives: 2010

15 posts

Legacy C# with default method arguments

Visual Studio 2010 is officially released. Regardless of its quality, I think that a very large percentage of companies will move from 2008 to 2010 very, very slowly. If you are a software developer “doing” C# in some of this companies, You might find this post useful.

Furthermore, there are more and more nice and useful C# samples to be found, which are in the same time presented using C#4 and VS2010. Most of that “new” code can be re-factored “back” into legacy C#. Currently, I am reluctant to invest in VS2010, so this is my solution for re-factoring C#4 methods using default arguments, back into “legacy” C#.
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metacall()()()™ API and application architecture pattern


metacall means “call of calls”

I am one of those people who think that JavaScript should not be changed. No new keywords should be added. If anything, some should be removed, like ‘new’ for example. But there is one concept and one keyword which is missing: interface. And without interface API is very difficult to make simple.

Originally published 2010 Mar 05
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DBJ*Home Cloud™

Neighbourhood Cloud

Update 2010 03 18

I somehow forgot to draw a parallel with “Private Clouds”: Cloud computing installations owned by companies. Vis-a-vis the public Clouds where many “tenants” (aka companies) live in the same cloud. That makes the public Cloud cheap and flexible but also an instant receiver of a big and firm: “No!”, from banks and other organizations paranoid about security. Continue reading