Paul Kimmel

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Writing Solid Code

By Paul Kimmel. [email protected] Copyright © 2016. All Rights Reserved. Prepared for [email protected] Introduction When you get a little older—my wife says I am not old...

Incremental Intellisense Improvements in VS2010

Introduction Some improvements like LINQ are substantial, and some just make our lives a little easier. Intellisense in VS2010 has an improvement that is incremental and will...

Declaring Anonymous Types in VB

Introduction Using an anonymous type means that the compiler will code generate a class for you based on context and named initializers. This article introduces you to...

Dynamic Programming with Lambda Expressions

Dynamic Programming with Lambda Expressions - Introduction There are a lot of ways to write code. Sometimes we write code as simply as possible, straight forward-perhaps...

Uploading an Image and Creating a Thumbnail in ASP.NET

There are literally thousands of facets to the .NET Framework, and writing them down functions as a way to learn, memorize or work out...

Converting Data to XML with LINQ to XML

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember. --Kahlil Gibran Introduction In Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers:...

Implementing Skins and Themes for ASP.NET

There are many benefits of attending Ivy League schools such as Princeton or MIT. One thing young people get for their money is an...

Obtaining Client-Specific Information with a Web Application

Introduction An Editor friend and some of my co-workers have taken occasion to remind me that some people don't like Internet Explorer or don't see why anyone...

Running Custom Tracepoint Macros in Visual Studio

Introduction Debugging is the married partner of programming. Programming is hard. Debugging is hard. Doing both well is critical to having a good relationship. The most common features...

Hardware’s Dirty Little Secret, or Why Software Can be Mass Produced

Over twenty years I have worked on a lot of projects. Being an author, columnist, and consultant I have heard about many more projects...

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