Namespace Aliasing

When working with WPF, though this is applicable universally, a lot oftimes you end up working with both the old WinForms stuff and the newWPF stuff.  The object names between the two namespaces are almostidentical which can be a real pain meaning anytime you reference “Label”in code (but outside the XAML) you have to use […]

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be ^ !be

 Unlike the & and | logical operators which seem to have dubious use the^ (XOR, exclusive or) logical operator can make things quite a bit easier. For instance ever write a IComparable? rather then: you can just do: like the other logical operators both sides of the conditional must beevaluated but since we’re doing exclusive […]

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?? Is the way of the WORLD, HAHAHA

Recently I gave a quick talk to the devs at the court house about thecoalesce operator. So why do you care? Well, you probably don’t sojust quit reading right now. For those of you that are still around the coalesce operator works likeCOALESCE in T-SQL. For instance: Here in T-SQL we can see a simple […]

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Stop that build!

I’m sure we’ve all clicked build by accident, especially with a dnn project. Did you know you can stop it? Ctrl + Break ref:stevenharman.net

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Self-referencing Bindings

Between keeping up with what’s coming for .Net 4.0 as well as the end of a large DOD contract I’ve been a bit busy (and no developer fatigue, just busy :)). But don’t fret loyal readers, more will be coming soon. Until then here is a bit of xaml for self-referencing bindings. As you can […]

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