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Jay Smith Failing my way to success! February 2008 Entries
Refactor: Visual Studio Extract Interface
I recently learned about a very cool option in Visual Studio, the ability to extract an Interface from an existing class. This has made me much more comfortable in trying to adhere to a principle of not creating unnecessary code. I often found myself thinking I should create an interface first before creating the concrete implementation even for objects that I didn't have any current plans for extending. This post will show you step by step how to extract an interface from an existing class, so keeping ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 27, 2008 7:56 PM

Community Leader Summit
This weekend I attended an awesome event in Dallas, TX, the Community Leader Summit. Soon to become CommunityCamp. Thanks Caleb for organizing this event. There were user groups there represented by a huge cross section of the user community. Everything from .NET to Podcasting, and Joomla. It was very interesting to see that even though our groups are focused on different technologies that we all struggle with the same things. And it was great to see how other groups has solved them. I am sure the ......

Posted On Monday, February 11, 2008 7:01 PM

Jean-Paul S. Boodhoo Presents at Nwa .NET User Group
One of my colleagues at Tyson Foods arranged to have Jean-Paul S. Boodhoo give a Nothin' But Dot Net Training class. I saw the opportunity to have him present at our use group since the training was the same week as our meeting. Jean-Paul was gracious enough to agree to present on Generics: They're no just for collections. He has also agreed to help me launch a Podcast I have been wanting to start called Let's Talk Code!. Thanks, JP for helping get this started. Generics: They’re not just for collectionsIn ......

Posted On Saturday, February 2, 2008 9:28 PM

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