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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Searching a Tree of Objects with Linq

UPDATE: Posted a follow-up here. I’ve finally had legitimate use for LINQ to Objects, not just to make the syntax cleaner, but also to simplify the underlying code and provide me a lot of flexibility without significant work. The scenario … Continue reading

November 28, 2007 .net , , , , ,

Threading: vs. Thunderbird

I generally prefer message forums over mailing lists for community discussions because of the better separation of topics and implicit threading. Not that forums are ideal for threads, since they generally cannot easily spawn sub-threads. So, when reading discussions on … Continue reading

November 22, 2007 geek , ,

Stupid ExtensionMethod tricks

I have yet to decide whether Extension Methods in C# are a boon or bane. I’ve already several times, been frustrated by Intellisense not showing me a method that was legal somewhere else, until I could figure out what using … Continue reading

November 20, 2007 .net, geek , ,

One week of Windows on Macbook

Spent this past week doing development in XP under VMWare Fusion. I hooked up a windows keyboard and mouse when I’m stationary and when in the Windows Space, there was no way to tell that wasn’t on a native machine. … Continue reading

November 3, 2007 geek , , ,