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The Difficulties of Using a Multicast Event-based API
I've made allusions to my current project several times, and while I can't discuss it with specifics, but I'm working with hardware; part of the device is an armature that extends to receive a piece of equipment from the user, and then it will once again extend to re-dispense the object at the conclusion of its task. The armature controller hardware is strictly asynchronous, and as such, I decided initially to write it with asynchronous callbacks. It's fairly straightfoward to have a method called ......

Posted On Monday, April 21, 2008 10:43 PM

Localizing a WPF Application with ResX Files
As I mentioned during my rant earlier this week, localization is fairly difficult with WPF. As it stands right now, the only real tool support Microsoft offers for localization is a tool called LocBaml.exe, which they clearly mark as "not production-ready." Samples available online describe how to utilize it, but there are significant drawbacks to its current implementation. First, since LocBaml generates CSV files, it is difficult or impossible to localize most anything other than simple strings; ......

Posted On Thursday, April 3, 2008 11:59 PM

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