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C# 4.0
Posted: 18 Apr 2012   Updated: 18 Apr 2012   Views: 70,545   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.39
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A short guide to what to look forward to in the next release of MEF.
Posted: 2 Feb 2012   Updated: 2 Feb 2012   Views: 39,771   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.23
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How we can harness the power of MEF and extend it by way of generics.

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Posted: 1 Feb 2012   Updated: 1 Feb 2012   Views: 14,211   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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My alternative is to rather use a tried and tested compression api. It's simpler to use and you don't have to spend time developing helper methods to zip and unzip files.http://dotnetzip.codeplex.com/[^]Create a zip file using (ZipFile zip = new ZipFile()) { ...
Posted: 25 Jan 2012   Updated: 25 Jan 2012   Views: 51,502   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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An alternative to Activator.CreateInstance
Posted: 26 Jan 2012   Updated: 26 Jan 2012   Views: 12,981   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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The final solution after much debate and optimization:public class DynamicInitializer { static readonly Dictionary> list = new Dictionary>(); public static T New() where T : class { return New(typeof...
C# 4.0
Posted: 25 Jan 2012   Updated: 25 Jan 2012   Views: 13,880   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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A performance tip for EF 4.1
Visual Studio
Posted: 24 Jan 2012   Updated: 24 Jan 2012   Views: 9,670   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How to hide Intellisense info to view code.
Web Development
ASP.NET
Posted: 17 Feb 2012   Updated: 18 Feb 2012   Views: 21,650   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Dean Oliver
Software Developer BBD Johannesburg
South Africa South Africa
Bsc (Hons) Business Information Systems.
MCTS: Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
MCTS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
MCTS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer Certification.