TV over the internet — not yet…

A was really excited to see Apple would host some ABC TV shows on iTunes.  Clearly the has to be the wave of the future.. with the advent of DVRs the days of overtly commercial sponsored TV seem to be numbered… and Apple’s foray into on-demand TV download business is no doubt a harbinger of…

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Framework Design Guidelines: Case Sensitivity

Continuing in the series of discussing topics from the Framework Design Guidelines…   Expert from 3.1.4 Case Sensitivity   Languages that can run on the CLR are not required to support case sensitivity, although some do. Even if your language supports it, other languages that might access your framework do not. Any APIs that are…

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DavidTr’s interview on DotNet Rocks

Ok, Ok, I am a little behind.  But I recently finished listening to David Treadwell’s interview with DoNetRocks.  It is a very interesting look back at this history of .NET and windows generally as David has been deeply involved in the platform for a long time!   Check it out.  

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The SLAR (vol2) on System.Net.Authorization

Continuing in the series sharing some of the information in the .NET Framework Standard Library Annotated Reference Vol 1 and .NET Framework Standard Library Annotated Reference Vol 2 with some information on Authorization.       Danny Thorpe Avoid creating methods with Boolean parameters. Boolean parameters make calls harder to read and harder to write….

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Framework Design Guidelines: Capitalization Rules for Identifiers

Continuing in the series of discussing topics from the Framework Design Guidelines…   Expert from 3.1.1 Capitalization Rules for Identifiers   There are two appropriate ways to capitalize identifiers, depending on the use of the identifier: PascalCasing camelCasing The PascalCasing convention, used for all identifiers except parameter names, capitalizes the first character of each word…

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The SLAR (vol2) on System.AssemblyLoadEventHandler

Continuing in the series sharing some of the information in the .NET Framework Standard Library Annotated Reference Vol 1 and .NET Framework Standard Library Annotated Reference Vol 2 with some information on AssemblyLoadEventHandler.   CF public delegate void AssemblyLoadEventHandler(object sender,AssemblyLoadEventArgs args);     BA Looking back on it now, there are way too many types…

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Headed to the Seattle Code Camp this weekend…

I will be giving a talk at the Seattle Code Camp this weekend, basically a shorten reprise of my PDC precon…   please feel free to come if you happen to be in the area.. it is free!    What is code camp?  Check out the FAQ Seattle Code Campv1.0 – October 22 & 23, 2005  …

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Mobilized Software has a good review of the Framework Design Guidelines

Mobilized Software has a good review of the Framework Design Guidelines… Check it out…   A couple of quotes I found interesting…   Turns out that perhaps the use of the word “Framework” in the title was a bit too grand. […] Anyone who creates libraries for others to use (or even for you to…

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Framework Design Guidelines: Design Methodologies

Continuing in the series of discussing topics from the Framework Design Guidelines…   Expert from 2.2 Fundamental Principles of Framework Design   DO NOT rely solely on standard design methodologies when designing the public APIs layer of a framework.   CHRIS ANDERSON Each developer has his or her own methodology, and although there isn’t anything…

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New Blog for the true CLR geek…

David just started a blog the truly geeky CLR folks will love…Like all great blogs, he is talking about what he knows best — how to use the CLR’s profiling APIs… that is if you wanted to *write* a profiler this is your blog!  I also find it interesting as it explains a bit about…

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