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Saving these links so I can refer back to them in my "Mono" discussion...

Via the Interoperability Webcast Series site, I noticed the following scheduled webcasts (under the 'Other Java/Unix' tab): MSDN Webcast: Mono: Interoperating with Linux the Easy Way (Lev...

What is Microsoft's stance on Mono? (and... The Future of .NET)

Someone asked tonight a question along the lines of “What is Microsoft's stance on Mono?“.  Although I can't answer that question definitively, I can offer to share my opinion...

"Where you been?"

Several people have sent me emails or instant messaged me asking where I've been.  Without going into the details, the company that I'm working for was sold late last October and many, many, m...

Hmmm... my name is mentioned on the Mono site ;-)

Paco mentions that he will be presenting at the Fort Worth .NET Users Group meeting next Tuesday and thanks Stephen and myself for the opportunity on Mono’s Monologue blog.

Mono and The Fort Worth .NET Users Group

Late last year, Paco, Stephen and myself talked about having Paco come in and do a presentation to the Fort Worth .NET Users Group related along the lines of “Mono for the Microsoft .NET Deve...

IsNot, Paul Vick, Amanda Silver and Software Patents

A lot of people are all up in arms over the fact that Microsoft (via Paul Vick and Amanda Silver) patenting something such as the IsNot operator. First, let me say congratulations to them... filing...

Which is easier to read...

... in other words, which is easier to maintain? chunk = chunk.PadRight(4, " "c).ToLower                    ...

Pop-Quiz - FileStream.ReadByte() returns what type of value?

I'm working on some file i/o stuff today and pretty much using FileStream.Read using a byte array as the buffer.  However, there was one portion where I just need to seek and look at one byte....

30% off MaxVista thanks to Scott Hanselman

Scott Hanselman wanted me to pass this special promotion offer he scored for us... Got a spare laptop that your not really doing much with just lying around begging to be used for some purpose...

Sometimes, people can really annoy you...

In a recent post, I show an easy way to convert between String and Char arrays.  Someone responded with a comment that stated: It actually doesn't convert, but creates new string object c...