Tag Archives: Tooling

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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Icon editor

For a nice GUI I need nice icons. The IconWorkshop software from Axialis Software is the tool for me. Giving me more options than I need without making my head spin. A nice feature is constructing an icon from multiple … Continue reading

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Implement abstract class not possible

For my unittests I want to use Moles to run the tests outside the Windows Azure development factory. By making a mole assembly for Microsoft.WindowsAzure.ServiceRuntime I would be on my way. But I’m getting strange error messages: there is no … Continue reading

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