Dispose Pattern and Object Lifetime [Brian Grunkemeyer]

The Dispose pattern is the way to think of object lifetime in the .NET Framework.  Admittedly, it can be a little subtle.  A customer asked a question on our MSDN documentation for implementing the Dispose pattern.  I’ll get to this question, but let’s review some basics. Basics of Disposing, Finalizing, & Resurrection The Dispose pattern…

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.NET sources to be available with Visual Studio 2008 [Inbar Gazit]

Have you ever wanted to look inside some of the BCL methods? Have you ever wondered about some exception thrown by our code? Are you curious to see what comments BCL developers write in their code? Well, soon you’ll be able to do all of these things. Starting with the release of Visual Studio 2008…

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