Browsing Posts published in June, 2008

As I mentioned here, my motherboard died a horrible death two days after its warranty expired. The motherboard was based on the 939 platform for AMD processors, which has been discontinued in favour of the newer AM2 platform. My choice was to either start hunting around eBay for a used (and hopefully still working) 939 […]

I’d like to thank the Academy… No, I haven’t won best-supporting actor for my portrayal of a mild-mannered .NET developer in some smash blockbuster. (At least not yet.) I’ve been accepted as a member of the JetBrains Academy. What is it all about? The Academy’s mission statement says it best: The JetBrains Development Academy fosters […]

The next episode of Becoming a Jedi is now live and covers code cleanup. Specifically I look at quick fixes, context actions, safe delete, and reformat code. You can find it here: Streaming: Becoming a Jedi – Part 2: Code Cleanup (requires Silverlight 1.0 or higher)* Download: Becoming a Jedi – Part 2: Code Cleanup […]

Thanks to everyone for coming out to my presentation last week on new C# 3.0 features and what we can learn from other languages. You can download the slidedeck and demos here. New C# 3.0 Features – Syntactic Sugar, Compiler Candy, and Other Sweets Lutz Roeder’s .NET Reflector ( LINQPad ( JetBrains ReSharper ( F# […]

We’ve had a backlog of shows in the hopper waiting to be produced. Three episodes in one smash hit release, all available in MP3 format. On Episode 16, John and I try videocasting via ooVoo. Watch the talking heads and let us know if you like the new format or whether we should stick to […]