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Microsoft Developer Days 2011 in The Hague – day 2

Declarative refactoring C#Chris showed the ?? operator that is the ? operator that tests if a nullable type is null and provides a default. He also showed the Tuple.Create and the dynamic type to remove out parameters, Yield return can … Continue reading

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Microsoft Developer Days 2011 in The Hague – day 1

KeynoteThe days started with Arie talking us through the keynote.Scott talked about old programming languages, followed by the MVC and the concept of (Lego) blocks. How everything should be pluggable and fit together. Wade spoke of the Windows Azure Appfabric … Continue reading

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Read It Later Digest

Every now and then I browse the internet. Whenever I end up reading something interesting my attention is needed somewhere else. Then I press the read-it-later button and the site is saved for later reading. After some weeks of reading … Continue reading

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Resize image in Word with macro

Whenever I need to walk through a wizard I make screenshots of the steps. This comes in handy when someone else needs to do the same thing or just for logging purpose. The screenshots come in a Word document. To … Continue reading

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EF4 and SQLite

I want to create my datalayer with Entity Framework. But I’m using SQLite as the database. How to create the database if it is a new file? First create a database to import in EF. Model first just isn’t that … Continue reading

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