Suspenders, a codpiece and me

I need are white suspenders and a codpiece and my costume will be complete.  All in all a surprisingly effective day.  Tomorrow i get to go back to work and work on the final touches for C# before beta2 ships. Right now we’ve raised the bar so high that basically all we’re fixing are crashes,…

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What you wanted in the next version of C#

Quite a while back I sent out an informal survey to the C# blog readers out there asking what they’d like to see in the next version of C#.  The #1 request was to add Edit&Continue support for VS2005.  Well, I’m incredibly happy to say that that Soma‘s taken the lid off of this and…

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Push/Pull architecture

I did a little work today on a significant perf issue that cropped up and was preventing us from meeting our Beta2 exit criteria.  Basically when reloading an extremely large solution we were seeing the whole UI hang while doing some intensive CPU labor.  After doing some profiling with some of our internal tools we…

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Gooooooooooooooogle++

So Google Desktop is currently indexing my computer.  I’m at home now, but I’m hoping that when i get back to work it will be done and I can give it a try.  If it indexes our C++ and C# sources then it just might be the best thing ever.  Well, I lie.  It would…

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Big Step/Small step

I’ve been spending the last couple of days responding to a customer bug complaining about the performance of the WinForms designer (WFD) when you use C# versus when you use VB.   For those who haven’t used it, the WFD uses a round-tripping model where you can visually design your form, have it spit out the…

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Step into the light

/me walks forward, blinks a few times, and stares frightened at the large bright yellow ball in front of me.   What is that thing?  I feel like I’ve seen it before.  A long long time ago when life was simpler and we weren’t under so much pressure.  It had a name… yes; something comforting…

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