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Promise: Object notation and serialization

I thought I had only one syntax post left before diving into posts about attempting to implement the language. But starting on a post about method slots and operators, I decided that there was something else i needed to cover … Continue reading

August 9, 2010 geek, Promise , ,

When cloning isn’t faster than copy via serializer

Yesterday I removed Subzero's dependency on Metsys.Little. This wasn't because I have any problem with it. On the contrary, it's a great library and provides really easy serialization and deserialization. But since the whole point of Subzero is to provide … Continue reading

August 6, 2010 .net, geek , , ,

Sharing data without sharing data state

I'm taking a break from Promise for a post or two to jot down some stuff that I've been thinking about while discussing future enhancements to MindTouch Dream with @bjorg. In Dream all service to service communication is done via … Continue reading

August 1, 2010 .net, geek, mindtouch , , , , , ,

An exercise in overcomplication

Ok, there really isn’t a need for doing this, but since i’m already stuck on creating compact language independent binary representations, here’s a quick struct with an int, a fixed sized string and a variable data field that implements a … Continue reading

February 4, 2005 .net ,

DIY Serialization

Forgot about putting this up as promised. Of course, this is a very simplistic example with only one variable sized field. If you had more, you’d have to also serialize those field’s sizes and reconstruction becomes a bit more complicated. … Continue reading

January 31, 2005 .net ,

Interop vs. Serialize

I was this close to just using ISerializable for by binary representation for networking. But then talking to n8, i decided that leaving the door open for java interop was important enough in Enterprise computing, that I couldn’t ignore it. … Continue reading

January 29, 2005 .net, geek ,