Club Internet: le duel

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Reading Joe Healy’s blog, I came across a post about a really impressive bit of advertising done by MSN France. It’s in French and is a Flash app (not Silverlight, which is disappointing), but it is still very impressive. Read more

C# 3.0 Language Specification

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The C# Unified Language Specification is now available for review. If you are wondering why it is called the “Unified” language specification, it pulls together information from the C# 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 specifications into a single unified document. Read more

ASP.NET Futures and Silverlight

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To go along with the release of Visual Studio 2008, Microsoft has also released the Release Candidate (RC) 1 of Silverlight 1.0 and a refresh for Silverlight 1.1. You can get more information about the releases on Tim Sneath’s blog. If you install both... Read more

Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 - Now Available

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Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 has been officially released as both disc images and Virtual PC (VPC) images.  After the installation has finished, you should run this script to ensure that the installation of .NET Framework 3.5 Beta 2 will not affect the development of ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 applications. To... Read more

Using Garbage Collection in .NET

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Garbage collection is one of the most fundamental aspects of the .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) and is available to all .NET programming languages. Unfortunately, it also seems to be one of the more difficult concepts to understand correctly, both how it works and how to use it. Understanding how... Read more