Recently my time has been taken up with a series of internal issues involving Beta1, C# Samples and various programs to help our team work more closely with our customers. Meanwhile our developers have been busy getting Orcas Beta 1 ready for release. Fortunately, that has not kept some of them from also finding time to write some great blog posts including one for Luke Hoban on Ray Tracing in C#.
Figure 01: A C# Ray Tracing program found in a post by Microsoft C# PM Luke Hoban.
What's Hot from the C# Team
- C# PM Luke Hoban has a wonderful post on Ray Tracing in C#. He adds some enticing flourishes demonstrating how to use LINQ and C# 3.0 to make the job easier.
- Luke also has informative post on how easy it is to write in memory queries with LINQ compared to the techniques we used to perform the same operations in C# 2.0.
- Finally, Luke wrote a fun post of solving puzzles with LINQ.
- Jomo Fisher on Fast Switching with LINQ
- Wes Dyer has been pouring forth knowledge in his blog at a remarkable rate for several months, earning himself a stellar reputation in the blogosphere. Don't miss his most recent post on Design Patters and Iterators.
- Matt Warren is one of the best programmers I've ever met. On the C# forums you can often find him sharing that knowledge with others. On his infrequent blog posts, however, he finds an outlet for his outlandish sense of humor. Take, for instance, his most recent post on transparency in the corporate world.
What's Hot in the C# World
- Scott Mitchell has two tutorials on Events in ASP.NET
- Jeff Prosise on Asynchronous Code
- Jeffrey Richter on Asynchronous Programming
- Chuck J continues his series on PolyDictionaries.
- Chuck adds parts III and IV to the PolyDictionary series.