Reasonable Code with F#

Posted by Mike Falanga  on  Nov 23, 2013 1

Mike Falanga shows several C# and F# solutions to common programming problems, comparing how well each language enhances the ability to draw accurate conclusions about the code.


History of MonoGame

Posted by Dominique Louis  on  Oct 18, 2013

Dominique Louis covers the history of MonoGame from its roots in XNA and how the team ported it to 8 platforms. He demoes taking a simple 3D XNA sample from Windows to Android and Windows Phone 8.

Platform Choices on Windows Azure (It’s not just ASP.NET and SQL Server)

Posted by Mark Rendle  on  Jul 31, 2012

Mark Rendle introduces the basic services offered by Windows Azure along with examples of various platform choices that can be used: RavenDB, ASP.NET MVC, Node.js + Express, MongoDB, Sinatra, etc.

Erlang for C# Developers

Posted by Bryan Hunter  on  Jun 18, 2012 4

Bryan Hunter introduces Erlang, comparing various language features with C#’s, emphasizing what it is good for and doing a demo.

Introduction to Context Specification – Behavior-Driven Development

Posted by Philip Japikse  on  Jun 07, 2012

Philip Japikse discusses and demoes doing BDD with Context Specifications, then using MSpec to transform those specification into TDD code.

C# Async, From the Outside, From the Inside - Part 2

Posted by Bill Wagner and Jon Skeet  on  Mar 23, 2012

This is Part 2 of the session. Bill Wagner and Jon Skeet explain the basics of asynchronous operations in C# using the Async keyword. The session is spiced with live demos.

C# Async, From the Outside, From the Inside - Part 1

Posted by Bill Wagner and Jon Skeet  on  Mar 16, 2012 5

Bill Wagner and Jon Skeet explain the basics of asynchronous operations in C# using the Async keyword. The session is spiced with live demos.

Mono and C++ - Updates from the Interoperability World

Posted by Andreia Gaita  on  Mar 13, 2012

Andreia Gaita introduces Cxxi, a Mono C# - C++ interoperability framework meant to make instantiating C++ objects, invoking methods, sub-classing classes and other similar operations easier.

Functional Programming with a Mainstream Language

Posted by Sadek Drobi  on  Oct 22, 2009 2

Sadek Drobi shows how he applied functional programming principles to a real-life project which needed to meet certain performance requirements. He shares the lessons learnt on using mutation, laziness, recursion, functions, monads, list comprehensions and parallelization in an attempt to achieve a functional domain model.

Erik Meijer on C# 3.0 and LINQ

Posted by Erik Meijer  on  Feb 15, 2008 1

In this presentation from QCon, Erik Meijer discuss C# 3.0 and LINQ with Objects, XML, and relational data using O/R mapping with a focus on composition. This is a more in depth discussion building on top of his "Democratizing the Cloud" presentation.

Democratizing the Cloud

Posted by Erik Meijer  on  Aug 13, 2007 1

As the Dutch artist MC Escher once said "Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible". Hence we are trying to stretch the .NET framework to cover the Cloud such that it will become possible to incrementally and seamlessly design, develop, and debug complex distributed applications using your favorite existing and unmodified .NET compiler and deploy these applications anywhere.

Architecting with ASP.NET

Posted by Scott Howlett  on  Oct 17, 2006

Toronto.Com attracts over 700,000 unique visitors per month, and offers comprehensive and searchable access to business and event listings. Originally built in 1997, the Java/J2EE technology foundation for the site was expensive and time-consuming to maintain, and limited TorStar Digital's ability to share content and functionality between Toronto.Com and other properties.

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