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VAN Meeting with Ryan Svihla on the Castle Project
Ryan will be doing a two part series on the Castle Project. Mark your calendar for some Castle Project fun. Ryan Svihla has been working as a C# developer Farm Bureau Bank in San Antonio since September 2007. Before that he worked as a Consultant in Lincoln, NE for 3 years, where he had working experience with Php, some Perl, Python and of course C#. Attempting Agile since early 2008 as an eager student with a focus on making programming more useful and relevant for the end user. IoC and Dip through ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 30, 2009 10:23 PM

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

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

Try Visual Studio 2008 on a Pre-Installed Virtual PC
If you haven't made the jump to Visual Studio 2008 cause you don't have the bits, give a virtual PC a test drive. Microsoft is offering pre built virtual PC with several Visual Studio configurations. These are a perfect way to get a look at Visual Studio 2008 and not have to install it on your local machine. This can also be great for creating presentations. Check out the full listing of Virtual PC Microsoft has made available pre installed with Visual Studio 2008 here: ......

Posted On Sunday, January 6, 2008 1:08 AM

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