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Pre-Processing Directives for Multi-Platform Support
Over the last several months, I’ve been modifying LINQ to Twitter to support multiple platforms. Originally, I had targeted full profile .NET, ASP.NET Web Forms, and ASP.NET MVC apps. An easy stop along the way was Mono compatibility, but that was simple because Mono is good about running any CLR app. The code-base was good until I started porting to Silverlight. Porting to Silverlight Silverlight requires a different type of class library, so right-away I couldn’t use the same libraries as the full ......

Posted On Friday, May 11, 2012 8:33 AM

Portable Library Tools 2
Funny, after having blogged today about not using Portable Libraries because of lack of features the BCL team released Portable Library Tools 2 Beta. Since IQueryable is supported too I’ll have to take another look for LINQ to Twitter. @JoeMayo ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 3:42 PM

LINQ to Twitter for Windows 8 Metro Style Apps
In the Developer Preview of Windows 8, Visual Studio 11 conveniently allowed references to .NET 4.0 apps. I had blogged previously on how to use LINQ to Twitter with Windows 8. Subsequently, the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 no longer allowed references to .NET libraries and requires references to Windows 8 Metro Style Application Libraries. I looked at Portable Class Libraries, but that doesn’t work because LINQ to Twitter is an IQueryable LINQ provider, which isn’t supported. So, I redirected my ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 11:04 AM

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