Understanding Lambda Expressions in C#
Last week at the first run of the new .NET 4 programming course, the topic that students found the hardest to understand was lambda expressions. This is not surprising, as lambda expressions are hard to understand. They can be useful though, especially if you are using Windows Azure. So, let me try to explain them. […]
Visual Studio 2010 – The Tools Keep Getting Better!
Whatever one says about Microsoft, you have to acknowledge that they do build good tools. The developer has always been at the heart of Microsoft’s business strategy and Microsoft has always delivered well thought out development tools. Specifically, for the Azure developer, the latest release of the Azure Toolkit for Visual Studio offers some nice […]
Windows Azure and Visual Studio 2010
I have been using Visual Studio for a LONG time! When I started looking at Windows Azure I was using VS2008. Then I moved on to VS2010 Beta and VS2010 Release Candidate. During the same time, of course, Azure (and the SDK) was also in flux. At each stage (as was to be expected) there […]
Code, just the code ma’am – The role of SharePoint Designer
The systems development paradigm has changed and like the frog sitting in steadily warming water I am not sure developers have noticed the temperature is going up. I wrote a SharePoint Designer course and I continue to be surprised with developer’s comments expecting to see more code for application development when dealing with SharePoint Designer. I think there […]