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Why no Anonymous Iterators in C#
Yes I’m a language geek and yes the awesome Eric Lippert is my idol when it comes to anything C# and the CLR, I’ve been following his blog for a long time and recently Eric wrote an awesome series on the how and why of Iterator Blocks. The entire series is very well worth a read, but then again I’d read almost anything Eric writes from why the sky is blue to why the Falkirk Wheel has horns. I had posed a question on this post about why there are no anonymous iterators in C#. Eric provided a very ......

Posted On Monday, August 24, 2009 9:55 PM

Creating Higher Level APIs with TPL
The BCL has a bunch of APIs which provide asynchronous versions of operations in the form of either Beginxxx/Endxxx or XyzCompleted, the former known as Asynchronous Programming Model(APM) and the latter known as Event Based Asynchronous Pattern (EAP). TPL provides a nice abstraction for performing asynchronous operations as Tasks using delegates, but what can you do for working with these existing BCL classes which already have an async version? Here is an example. Let's say we need to download ......

Posted On Sunday, August 23, 2009 3:46 PM

CLR via C# 3rd Edition
Some book news…Jeff Richter is one of my favorite authors and I’ll read just about anything he writes. His last book CLR via C#, 2nd Edition left me wanting more, luckily Jeff has signed into a contract for writing a 3rd edition of the book updated for C#3.0/4.0 and .NET 4.0 ......

Posted On Sunday, August 16, 2009 3:06 PM

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