Gravatars are back

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For those of you who don’t know, a gravatar is a globally recognized avatar. This is an image that follows you from blog to blog and appears next to your name when on you comment on gravatar enabled sites. In general, gravatars help identify your posts on blogs in much... Read more

C# 3.0 Anonymous Types

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Anonymous types are a new language feature introduced in the C# 3.0 release. For those that remember your set theory, an anonymous type is described as a tuple type that is automatically inferred and created from its object initializer. An object initializer specifies the values from one or more fields... Read more

C# 3.0 Type Inference

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One of the new language features of the C# 3.0 language release is type inference. Wikipedia has an excellent discussion on type inference, including a non-technical and technical explanation. C# 3.0 introduces the concept of type inference with the var keyword. At first glance, this looks a lot... Read more

Detecting if IIS is installed and ASP/ASP.NET is registered - Article

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I have finally turned my previous post in to a new article on Code Project. This article provides a definitive way to determine which version of IIS is installed, what IIS subcomponents are installed, and also if ASP or ASP.NET has been registered with IIS. This article provides... Read more