Software Development

Introduction to messaging primitives

Seam expansion

Maslow’s Hammer

If you think you need to use an ORM, think some more.

Long Paths and .NET

Math.Round(value) does to-even rounding

Comparing BackgroundWorker and async/await

Unable to resolve reference refs/remotes/origin/master

Generating Windows Phone and Windows Store application images–the vector version

Generating Windows Phone and Windows Store application images

The case of the enigmatic error 0x89721200

volatile–You Keep Using That Word, But I Do Not Think You Know What It Means

The Subtle Differences Between Events and Commands in a Message-oriented System

Dependency Injection

Leave predicting to meteorologists and fortune-tellers

Automated Testing Isn’t Just for Business Logic

“Virtual method call from constructor” What Could Go Wrong?

The Rat-hole of Object-oriented Mapping

Avoid the volatile Modifier

Working with Subversion Part 2 (or Subversion for the Less Subversive)

“Explicit” Tests with Resharper

Working with Subversion, Part 1

DevTeach Comes to Ottawa!

Windows 8, What Does It Mean to Me?

Enterprise Service Buses, Brokers, Message Queues, Oh My!

Message-Oriented Architecture is a Misleading Term

Message-oriented Architectures (Updated)

Criteria for Success

Mapping to Your Database is a Private Affair

Developing Windows Services in Visual Studio

Unbind a Visual Studio 2010 Solution from Source Code Control

Fluent Builders, Part 1

Testing Strategies Involving Async Functions

A New Asynchronicity Awaits You

Book Review: WCF 4.0 multi-tier services development with LINQ-to-Entities

Visual Studio 2010, Enhance your Jedi Skillz

Using the dynamic Keyword in C# to Improve Object Orientation – A Follow-up

Using the dynamic Keyword in C# to Improve Object-Orientation

Modify VS 2010 Template to Reference System.Configuration

The Difference between an Anti-Pattern and a Code Smell

Evolving code over time

DevTeach 2009 Vancouver

Developing with Source Code Control – Best Practices Part 2

A Upcoming Pandemic of Domain Anaemia

It’s More Than Syntax

House of Cards Design Anti-pattern

Pass-through Constructors

Pontificating Virtual Parameterized Constructors in C#

Developing with Source Code Control Best Practices Part 1

Developing with Source Code Control Best Practices Part x

Bugs Are Features Too

Software Process and Reduction of Quality

Becoming a Visual Studio Jedi Part 1

Trials and Tribulations of DataGridView, Column Selections, and Sorting

The winds of change are blowing

Extra Features: One of the Lean 7 Wastes of Software

Law of Reversibility of Attributes

DataGridViewColumn.Frozen

ITSWITCH #1: Answer

ITSWITCH: #1

Working with Resharper’s External Annotation XML Files

Drag-copying in Visual Studio Solution Explorer.

Excellent Overview of Domain-Driven Design and Why it Helps

Nested Types

Sandcastle Source Code Published

Entity Framework Petition of Vote of Non Confidence

Comparing CodeRush Refactor! Pro and Resharper 4, part 1 or N — first glance.

Fundamentals of OOD Part 3: Method Cohesion

Fundamentals of OOD, Part 2 – Encapsulation Scope

Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Design (OOD) Part 1

Overcoming problems with MethodInfo.Invoke of methods with by-reference value type arguments

Single-Entry, Single-Exit, Should It Still Be Applicable In Object-oriented Languages?

Testing the Units

Not Knowing Why Something is Better or Worse Means You Believe it’s Magic

A Time and Place for Code Comments

Is C++/CLI a Second Class Language with Microsoft?

Dependency Injection

New Warning CS1060 in C# 3 (Visual Studio 2008)

My Visual Studio 2008 Code Analysis Rules

Thread.Abort is a Sign of a Poorly Designed Program

Exception Logging

System.Collections classes are obsolete

The Religion of Class Member Prefixing

DateTime.ToUniversalTime *Should* Throw Exceptinos.

.NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1

Accumulative Construction

Thread.Sleep is a sign of a poorly designed program.

Unified Field Theory, is it Possible?

Sudden "…you must have Terminal Server User Access permissions on this computer." Error.

Much needed feedback on Connect feedback.

Writing Solid Code

Using Toolbox for Code Snippets in Visual Studio 2005

Has ANSI C/C++ Been Perpetuating Unsecure Computing?

More Windows SDK Functions That Are Not Safe

Save CBitmap to File

The Difference Between Teams and Groups and the Difference Between Leaders and Dictators

Changing TextBox Text as an Undo-able Action

Protecting intellectual properties in .NET, Part 1.

Docking With Run-Time-Created Controls

SYSK 149: Performance Analysis of the 'yield return' Statement

Sortable Value Type Code Snippet


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