On December 10th I got my first Microsoft certification. I’m now a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Presentation Foundation Applications. I got 957/1,000, so I’m proud about myself.
Once in a while I happen to have a project that simply closes when a file such as .resx or .xaml is opened in Visual Studio 2008 – even when there is nothing wrong with the files themselves. When that happens, errors are logged to the Event Viewer, but they are not that helpful – […]
Just found out some nice tricks on WPF, so here are some quick hints about using String.Format() with multiple parameters on XAML for WPF (and possibly Silverlight). Say that you have a Phone class that contains three properties: CountryCode, AreaCode and Number. The DataContext for your Window contains a property of type Phone, and you want […]
I was just listening to The Aquabats – The Baker and I guess I paid attention to the lyrics for the first time. It just tells the story of every webdeveloper and their conflict with webdesigners: I am the Baker I bake the cake You’re the decorator and you decorate You take the credit While […]
Or: Unavailability of value comparison of objects in .NET, a technical or philosophical restriction? I was working on unit tests and then a question came to me – why comparing objects by value is not provided out-of-the-box by the .NET Framework? We all (should) know that by default, comparing objects leads to a reference comparison, […]