Hackathon tools

In light of the upcoming Hackathon , it’s worth noting there’s a lot of great free Microsoft offerings to help with hackathons, including excellent integration with open source technologies (like PHP, Python, GIT). A lot of these are cloud based and so work with any platform (Mac, iPhone, Android). Here are some quick links to…

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$5000 in prizes at upcoming Hackathon

There’s a Hackathon at the Microsoft main campus on Dec 6th / 7th.  $5000 in prizes, Free registration, and food is included! This is a 24-hour crash session to put your skills to use and go build some awesome ideas. It’s put on by LincolnLabs. I went to a similar Hackathon they ran in San…

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AttributeUsage.Inherited flag

I found the documentation for AttribuetUsageAttribute to be very ambiguous, particularly regarding the Inherited property. Here’s a quick test on the behavior of the AttributeUsage.Inherited flag.  This affects how the attribute is queried via GetCustomerAttributes(). Here’s how … There are 4 pivots: 1. In the usage case, is there an attribute on the derived class…

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