While I would not consider myself an expert on Microsoft’s LINQ technology, I would definitely consider myself an enthusiast. Others might call me a LINQ evangelist. Either way, I think LINQ is really cool. The reason that computers exist is to process data. And rarely does anyone need to work with a data set with […]
So I discovered something interesting today when working with class libraries and references in .Net. It isn’t necessarily a bug, but it is definitely not the behavior I would expect. Let me explain what I did, what I expected, and what actually happened. What I Did I was working in a large solution, let’s call […]
Dang it. But I want to. C’mon. Apparently System.Reflection has it’s limits. Also, creating a default value of a string that isn’t null is non-trivial.
For those of you who don’t know, I run a site called Mendoa. It doesn’t get much traffic, but it is meant to be a forum where you can argue a topic with clearly delineated pro and con arguments. The fact that Microsoft is screwing up royally lately has been on my mind, and I’ve […]
So for two days I’ve been beating my head against the wall at work. The task was simple enough: Gather some some data. Cull the data. Dump said data to a file. Easy enough, right? Not so much. The Beginning I started this task like I would any other data centered task. I started with […]