Refactor or Rewrite?

There was a recent discussion on The Code Project about the virtues of refactoring. This rather quickly turned in to a question about what the difference is between refactoring and rewriting code. I have worked for a manager who loved to say “I’m confident in my ability to... [Read More]

Windows PowerShell e-book

If you are a PowerShell developer, or are just interested in learning more about Windows PowerShell, be sure to check out this 44 page e-book from Microsoft Switzerland (yes, it’s in English). The associated demos are also available. [Read More]

Office Business Applications - OBA Central

Up until now, if you were developing an Office Business Application (OBA) there weren’t a lot of resources available. OBA Central means to change that. It is a community site that brings together Microsoft, Microsoft OBA ISVs, services partners and customers, making it easy to connect. There are already a... [Read More]

Club Internet: le duel

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

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]