Using vs. Using

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“Deuces you say”, there is no difference…right? Wrong! In the C# language, using is a keyword. Unfortunately, this is one of those times that a single keyword has multiple uses: As a preprocessor directive used to create an alias for a namespace or to import types defined in... Read more

Latest email spam

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I don’t know about you, but I get lots of email spam, most of which I just completely ignore. I do, however, periodically review what lands in my “Junk e-mail” folder to make sure something wasn’t put there by mistake. As a result, the first email in the list always ends... Read more

Amazing Hand Shadow Show

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I try not to post things that aren’t technical like this, but every once in a while something comes my way that just stands out and is so impressive that I make an exception. These were video clips sent to me by family and both of these performances are truly amazing. This is a... Read more

Windows Live Writer Plug-ins

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I’m a big fan of Windows Live Writer and use it almost exclusively to write my blog posts. As a result of this, I’m always on the lookout for new and useful plug-ins. Since I have accumulated quite a few of them, I thought I’d share my favorite plug-ins.... Read more

Data Binding an Enum with Descriptions Article Update for .NET 3.5

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Recently, I posted an article on Code Project about data binding an enumerated type with support for custom and localizable descriptions to any UI element that supports data binding. It was pointed out in the article comments that this class is a perfect candidate for .NET 3.5 extension methods.... Read more