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New cellphone for me

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Various Internet shops did not expect my new phone to arrive before the beginning of August. But to my surprise, it arrived much sooner than that. So check out the picture below to see what I’m talking about…It’s the brand new Nokia 6233.<p align="center"></p><p align="center">A...

July 24, 2006

C# 2.0 Coding Standard

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As Ordina is executing more and more .NET 2.0 (and even .NET 3.0) projects, we found it time for writing up a set of decent C# 2.0 coding guidelines. We essentially studied several existing documents, including the Microsoft Class Design guidelines and a C# 1.0 coding standard I co-wrote while wo...

July 20, 2006

Review: Pro .NET 2.0 Windows Forms and Custom Controls

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During my holiday, I finally completed reading the 1000+ pages of the excellent book Pro .NET 2.0 Windows Forms and Custom Controls by Matthew MacDonald. I’ve already read many .NET books (both good and bad), but this one really kept my attention from front to back.It covers all aspects of develo...

July 13, 2006

What’s next with Enterprise Library 3.0

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Microsoft’s Patterns & Practices team are consolidating the requirements for the 3rd installment of the Enterprise Library. Check out the link to give your feedback.

July 13, 2006

Summer Holiday….is over.

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I’m back from a relaxing and sunny holiday in the south of France (Cote D’Azur). We spend the first week in a brand-new convenient mobile-home on camping Les Tournels just a few rocks away from the famous St-Tropez beach Pampelone. From there, we visited several beaches in the region and did one-...

July 11, 2006