Category: .Net

String.Interpolation – C# 6

One of the new, and probably very unused capabilities of C# 6, is String Interpolation. Ok, that’s not really a new concept. We’ve seen it with String.Format() and the ideologically wrong String.Concat() methods. Hell, we’ve probably all (at some point in our lives) done [string + ” ” + string] and made it work. Of course, not going into why that’s… Read more →

LIDNUG & Scott Guthrie – 15th Q&A on the 9th of January

  LIDNUG presents Scott Guthrie’s 15th Open Q&A and the first event of 2013.   Scott has been coming back to LIDNUGs members each quarter for the past couple of years and it’s been one of the best sessions to get answers directly from The Gu himself.   In this session Scott answers questions on technical solutions, advices on implementations… Read more →

LIDNUG and Wintellect Presents – .NET Performance Tuning with John Robbins

LIDNUG & Wintellect Presents – .NET Performance Tuning with John Robbins    One of our most highly anticipated events and presenters is coming up in just a few days (11th of October, 2012) – namely the return of John Robbins. Last time we caught up with John we had a full house, and with currently 700+ registered to attend it’s… Read more →

Simple way to deserialize DateTime strings

I recently came across a small problem when i was debugging an application. The app relied on a REST service and returned an XML result to me. An addition to the returned XML was that of a “start_date” element. Since we initially didn’t need to actually “do” anything with the “start_date” element, it was simply written out in pure text.… Read more →