If there is one important post this year, then I suggest Marry has already written it already. It is a strange feeling when one knows he is proven (more or less) right. After 10+ years of persistently and stubbornly clutching to one idea, or ideology or “beacon of light” … or whatever you want to insert in here.
C# is bloated beyond repair. I like F# or IronPython (for example) and I would love D# to be a .NET programming language, and not a “guitar chord”, when Google-ing it up. (Or is it Bing-ing ;o)
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: