Monthly Archives: July 2009

So that’s what you do all day

I recently got the chance to blog about what I’ve been up to at work in the last couple of months. Advertisements

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The release event has arrived

At last it looks as if a version of Rx, the Reactive framework is available. Contained in System.Reactive.dll and released as part of the Silverlight Toolkit, this is certainly going to be an interesting library for CLR 4. This InfoQ … Continue reading

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If you re-implement, you may get more than you bargined for

I love interfaces. They provide a nice contract against which you can implement groups of related functions and also allow different concrete implementations to be plugged into a system. COM displayed some of the beauty of such a scheme. C# has … Continue reading

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Some more reactions

I’d just finished re-reading the section of Paul Hudak’s book on implementing Functional Reactive Programming in the FRAN style and had read the section 12 of a thesis on Lula which detailed some of the implementation ideas, when along comes a channel9 video … Continue reading

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Thanks for clearing that up

The other day I was reading the section on accessibility domains in the C# language specification 3.0 when I came across the section 3.5.3 on protected access for instance members. I didn’t quite understand the rationale for this, but fortunately Eric Lippert’s … Continue reading

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I can see right through you

Once communication can happen across the boundary between a virtual machine and the code running on top of it, things can get a little interesting. In particular, behaviour that seems obvious may not happen. This blog entry shows a short … Continue reading

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