Well, I have to be honest, ever since Chrome came out with its first version, I was a fan. In every conceivable way they blew the competition out of the water. The start up speed, the new tab speed, the way it managed downloads to the way it minimized the header crap found in most browsers. It took the industry by surprised and gained a … Continue reading Top 10 Features of IE9
Today is finally the day that Windows 7 is released. It’s definitely been a long time coming. 8 years late if you don’t count Vista and its reputation. I’ve had Windows 7 installed since it went RTM and I feel its time to give my 2 cents on my experience with the OS. Let me first off say that when I first used Vista I … Continue reading Windows 7 Released!!
For all you developers out there. You propbably thought there wasn’t much to Enums. This article spells the ins and outs and all the gotchas that go along with Enums. Definately something to think about before working with them. Its definitely affect our projects and how we use them. Continue reading .Net Enum Guidelines
Well, its been about 1 week and Windows 7 RTM is amazing. Now let me get one thing straight, Vista wasn’t bad, but it was death by a thousand cuts. Windows 7 really got things right. I mean its easy! Wow! Things just make sense, things just work, and things just flow so easily. I can’t recall a windows OS that was this easy to get going. So in this post I just wanted to share my install/setup experience to share with you dear reader why Windows 7 is a winner. Continue reading Windows 7 First Look
Before I get ahead of myself, lets start by defining what serialization is. In a nutshell its basically a way to convert your object into another form such as XML or binary. There is also the opposite notion of DeSerialization which is the act of taking your object that is in XML or binary form into an actual .Net object. Here is wikipedia’s definition … Continue reading Making your Objects Serializable – Part 1 (Overview)
MEF or the Managed Extensibility Framework has come out with Preview 6 and now supports the Silverlight platform. This will allow some killer apps to take advantage of MEF capabilities. If you’ve been in the closet lately, MEF simplifies plug-in architecture for .Net applications. And so imagine adding 3rd party extensions to your enterprise Silverlight application. This takes Silverlight to a whole new level. Try … Continue reading MEF Now Supports Silverlight!