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Using “Using” in F#

I was translating a piece of supposedly idiomatic C# AES crypto code to F# and couldn’t understand why the encrypt-decrypt roundtrip did not produce identical values. In fact I got an exception in the decryption function. The interesting C# fragment: … Continue reading

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Time Chaos

Today I created a new Reactive Extensions (Rx) LINQ operator to deal with a particular situation. The situation is that sometimes you only have small test data but you want to observe a process and project the values from that … Continue reading

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Prism

0. Index Introduction Supervision – initial steps Prism – a leap forward References 1. Introduction For the last 15 months or so, I’ve been involved in a spare-time project together with a colleague with the explicit goal of improving programmer … Continue reading

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Asynchrony, Concurrency and Parallelism

0 Index 1 Introduction 2 Microsoft .NET 2.1 Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx) 2.2 Async 2.3 F# First-Class Events 2.4 Five-Spice Powder 3 Google Go 3.1. The Language 3.2 Practical Matters 3.3 Origins 4 References 1 Introduction Concurrency and (orthogonally) … Continue reading

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Code-First Development (EF) w/ SQL CE 4.0

I’ve been playing with the new Microsoft WebMatrix IDE. It’s a very neat little piece of software that takes the effort out of many things. It’s great for small Web projects. The problem with out-of-the-box WebMatrix development is that it … Continue reading

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Pixels en masse

In this post I’ll show you how to do image processing in 50 lines of C# code, or less. To do this, we’ll need a few trustees: Microsoft .Net, our software platform of choice LinqPad, our software environment of choice … Continue reading

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Tablet, The Ultimate

The tablet PC is a fascinating creature. The flat multi-touch surface provides a great opportunity to make the PC natural, intuitive and to some extent tangible. It will empower artists and narrow the gap between impression and expression, between thought … Continue reading

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