Monthly Archives: July 2011

Camera! Action!

Silverlight 4 in Action by Pete Brown Sliverlight is certainly a large topic to cover and this book stretches to around 750 pages. At many points you get the feeling that there is more that the author would like to … Continue reading

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Please mind the gap to the platform

Not so long ago there was a flurry of panic in the .NET space after Microsoft announced that Windows 8 was going to be an HTML5 platform, without making it clear as to how existing .NET features such as Silverlight … Continue reading

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Clojure becomes more portable

There has been a flurry of activity on Twitter after Rich Hickey’s recent announcement of ClojureScript. Clojure was initially developed for the Java Virtual Machine, and although there has been a project to port it to the Microsoft CLR (with … Continue reading

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You can catch lots in your .NET

Pro DLR in .NET 4 by Chaur Wu I found this book in the book store at Tech Ed. The DLR is a really interesting area of .NET 4, though aside from a few articles in MSDN magazine, I’ve never … Continue reading

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Please keep your focus!

I learned something that I didn’t know about WindowsForms the other day. It all started while debugging a problem with an application in which there’s a web browser pane hosted in an otherwise WindowsForms application. The problem concerned the focus. … Continue reading

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