C# 4.0 – Optional Parameters

New with C# 4.0 are optional parameters which have been offered in VB for some time. Optional Parameters can be used as an alternative to overloading methods. For example private string nameMethod(string firstName, string secondName = “Obama”, int age = 49) { return firstName + ” ” + secondName; } The first parameter is a […]

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Migrate MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010

Step by step guide to migrating Sharepoint 2007 to 2010. [SharepointMonitor.com]

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Windows Phone Application Platform

Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend will be the core components of the application platform. [WinPhonePro.com]

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Windows Phone XNA Support

XNA is the development platform for Xbox LIVE games and ensures that there will be a lot of high quality games available for WinPhone at launch [WinPhonePro.com]

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C# 4.0 – Dynamic Lookup

C# 4.0 introduce Dynamic Lookup to the C# feature set. Dynamic Lookup is the ability to resolve names in a program at runtime instead of compile time. VB 2008 already includes this feature which is sometime referred to as Late Binding. Dynamic Lookup can be used for Office automation or COM Interop scenarios, consuming types […]

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C# – Understanding The NET Garbage Collector

A key pillar of the .NET framework is the managed code environment in which an in-built garbage collector automatically handles the tasks related to disposing of unused objects to free up memory. While the process is automatic there are a number of factors that you need to be aware of that can make the process […]

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C# – Best Practices For Writing High Performance Code

With faster processors and memory being almost free programmers are increasingly tempted to program for convenience and not performance. I recently had to write an application where performance was paramount and here are my top ten tips for writing high performance C# code : Avoid boxing and unboxing Boxing/unboxing enables value types to be treated […]

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Windows Phone 7 – XBox LIVE Games

Windows Phone Series 7 will feature XBox LIVE integration.

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Windows Phone 7 – Facebook Integration

Facebook will be an included app in Windows Phone 7.

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Windows Phone 7 – Twitter Integration

Microsoft demonstrated a Twitter app in the forthcoming Windows Phone  Series 7 OS.

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