TxRef update

If you opened up your CD from Krzysztof Cwalina and Brad Abram’s new book Framework Design Guidelines. You will notice a nifty tool named TxRef. Unfortunately, the tool was written against “Whibey Beta”, and some code needs to be updated for “Whidbey RTM”. Here is the updated code: void WriteTypeConstraints(Type type)    {        foreach (Type t…

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Augmenting to the Good For Nothing Compiler (Part 1 of 2)

A little while back, Joel posted the source to the Good For Nothing (GFN) Compiler and wondered what people can do with it. As a little side project, I added some features to the GFN Compiler which I will post in two parts. Part 1: Making BCL calls from the GFN Compiler Part 2: Making Function calls…

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MVP Global Summit

Tonight, I got to meet many MVP at the MVP Global Summit. Thanks for all your great feedback and discussions about the CLR! Here are some of the key takeaways I have: – Developers want improvement in performance for Reflection (Has anyone read Joel’s article on Reflection Performance?) – Developers are very excited about Generics – Developers want to have more documentation…

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Hello World – Reflection Style

My name is Kathy Kam and I am the newest addition to the Common Language Runtime (CLR) Program Management (PM) team. Like another PM on my team, JoelPob, I also grew up in the “Land Down Under”. I left Sydney to pursue a degree in Computer Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. Upon graduation,…

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