Debating time slot has passed. No more time. Microsoft has only 3 ways out, a.k.a. “3 options” : Continue reading “Option 3 for Microsoft”
C Sharp implicit casting
February 13th, 2008
There might be something very interesting for you in FM#. Maybe a interesting example of the usage, of C# implicit casting operator? … Wait, what is FM#?
FM# is (my) C# library of Foundation Mechanisms (aka FM).
For a start, let me offer some magic. Lets look in the method cast() of the util class. This method is used to get the value from the xml node, and cast it implicitly, to the C# variable of the same type. Reminder: value of the xml node is always an string. Confusing. Let’s just use this then. Here is the method footprint:
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February 13th, 2008
Low cost, is high risk. Especially when applied to IT.
And … Unfortunately high cost does not yield low risk automatically.
December 7 2014
Apparently url http://astoria.mslivelabs.com does not exist any more. This is where Project “Astoria” liveth. What happened next, is explained (also) in this presentation. Although terminology is somewhat confused or plain wrong but nevertheless a lot of useful hands-on information is delivered.
February 12th, 2008
Just finished visitation of ADO.NET 3.5 site , aka Project “Astoria”.
It looks simple and pretty REST-full. And this is the BIG DEAL about it apparently.
None of the key concepts Microsoft at large, and “his” blog-happy uber-developers have been trumpeting into our ears for last few years. And very loudly so with that. Now comes “ASTORIA” and the REST. All change!
[December 30th, 2006]
Right now I am in Switzerland, in the city of Fribourg. 50 km north of Lousanne, towards Bern. I am having a very nice and somewhat lazy time here. My young friend Marija is closely watching my web log whereabouts and my internet developments in general.
If you have time please visit her vivacious blog at : http://missm05.skyblog.com, I think it is very interesting and worth visiting 😉
Happy new year 2007 !