August 2008 Entries

MAF PipeLineBuilder with 'params'

More of a note really, but lets (for example) say we've defined a Contract for our Managed Addin Framework (MAF): [AddInContract] public interface ISimpleCalc : IContract { double Add(double x, double y, params double[] theRest); } if we use the PipeLineBuilder to generate the Pipeline for us, we'll find the contact defined in our 'AddInView' and 'HostView' projects as: public interface ISimpleCalc { double Add(double x, double y, double[] theRest); } Which is obviously a problem as we're expecting ......

Missing Managed Addin Framework PipelineBuilder Addin after SP1 update...

Hmmm, Just fired up VS2008 to start a new Addin based project, but couldn't find my Pipeline builder addin anywhere on the tools menu! Argh! Downloaded it again from the codeproject page: http://www.codeplex.com/clr... and ran the installer - chose 'Repair', restarted VS2008... Still not there! ARGH ARGH! Tried disabling the addin via the 'Tools->Addin Manager' errr manager, but to no avail.... Finally - re-ran the installer, chose remove - removed the builder, reinstalled it and now thankfully ......

Barcamp Brighton 3: What to say?

I've recently tried to get a lot more involved in the community both the geek community in Brighton, and the actual local community (via it4communities). I decided to make the leap and jump into a Barcamp.. For those who don't know - you can read all about it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... or http://barcamp.org. One key part of a barcamp is in this one sentence: "Attendees must give a demo, a session, or help with one, or otherwise volunteer / contribute in some way to support the event." ......