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

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]

.NET 3.5 changes to GC.Collect

During my talk on Garbage Collection in .NET at the Jacksonville Code Camp 2007, Joe Healy mentioned that I should take a look at the changes made to the GC in the .NET Framework 3.5 release. (This is based on the Beta 2 release, but it should be pretty stable... [Read More]

Jacksonville Code Camp Sessions

If you’re going to the Jacksonville Code Camp 2007, be sure to check out my sessions. I’m giving two talks: Garbage Collection in .NET, Room 140/141, 10:20 AM - 11:30 AM Code Styles and Standards (Chalk Talk), Room 102, 1:50 PM - 3:00 PM [Read More]

Jacksonville Code Camp Session Calendar

In keeping with the work I did for Tech·Ed 2007 and the Tampa Code Camp to create Internet Calendars for the different technical tracks, I have created a similar calendar for the Jacksonville Code Camp. The calendar is available from Microsoft Office Online as an Outlook 2007 Internet Calendar Subscription.... [Read More]

C# 3.0 Extension Methods Follow Up

As I mentioned in my previous post, if you create an extension method with the exact same signature as an existing method your extension will be ignored. However, one thing that I didn’t mention is that if the extension method has a different signature, it will show up in that methods... [Read More]