Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 23: Azure

Still updating my Mix 09 Silverlight 3 + RIA Services talk with more fun stuff.    Azure represents a general trend in the industry towards a cloud computing model. As much as I love the development phase of projects, the operations side is often the most cost intensify part.  With economies of scale, cloud computing has…

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Review for SLAR vol2

The .NET Framework Standard Library Annotated Reference, Volume 2 gets a well thought out review from Mike Riley on www.AspNetPro.com .   Mike does a good job of highlighting what I think is the core value of the book – and why I had so much fun working on it.  As always, I’d love to hear…

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The SLAR (vol2) on System.Globalization.CultureInfo

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 CultureInfo.   SS (Shawn Steele)   Always use cultures when appropriate, but be careful where you use them. They are meant to be…

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The SLAR (vol2) on System.Runtime.InteropServices.CharSet

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 CharSet.   public enum CharSet { CF Ansi = 2, Auto = 4, MS CF None = 1, Unicode = 3, }  …

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The SLAR (vol2) on System.Runtime.CompilerServices. DecimalConstantAttribute

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 DecimalConstantAttribute.       RJ (Rex Jaeschke) The metadata does not directly support the representation of constants of type System.Decimal. As a result,…

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The SLAR (vol2) on System.Reflection.BindingFlags

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 BindingFlags.   public enum BindingFlags { CreateInstance = 0x200, DeclaredOnly = 0x2, MS Default = 0x0, ExactBinding = 0x10000, MS FlattenHierarchy = 0x40,…

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The SLAR (vol2) on System.BadImageFormatException

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 BadImageFormatException.   BA You have to be careful when you pick a code name for a project as they sometimes leak out into…

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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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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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The SLAR (vol2) on System.Assembly

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 Assembly.   SC Calling Load(AssemblyName) is not necessarily the same as calling Load(String). If the AssemblyName.CodeBase is not set, then they do the…

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