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Josh Reuben September 2011 Entries
SVG - an introduction
So someone moved your Silverlight cheese? Go and get some HTML5 cheese! Before WPF/E & Avalon were anything more than vapourware, W3C had the SVG standard(Scallable Vector Graphics) for 2D vector graphics over the web. Using Javascript, you could manipulate 2D animations & tranforms. You can embed SVG in HTML5 today. Yeah, its like going back to Silverlight 1.0, but you just have to deal with it! Embrace change. SVG Features · Designed for 2D graphics - display vector graphics & text ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 21, 2011 10:13 AM

Build - Not all it could be.
Programming for Metro Metro is the future .NET is for old apps. WinRT replaces WPF & WCF. XAML is big. There were no Silverlight sessions. HTML 5 and Javascript ( Blend for HTML) are back in fashion – I wont dwell on this because web apps are (inconsistently) simplistic in concept and over-complex in development. Yes, all those XAML skills are portable, Silverlight (RIP) apps can run as Metro apps with a bit of fidgeting with namespaces – you just need to know what controls ......

Posted On Thursday, September 15, 2011 11:43 PM

Code Query Language - for static analysis
Introduction · CQL is a SQL-like language (SELECT..FROM..WHERE) for static analysis of .NET code. · It is a nice complement to code contracts, & is usable in unit tests. If you've ever looked at creating custom FxCop rules using the archaic and undocumented Introspection API (see ), then you will appreciate the elegant CQL syntax for static analysis! · supported by NDepend How It Works · Lets dive into a contrived example ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:21 PM

I've just opened a project on CodePlex - !!! This project will implement various algorithms related to artificial intelligence, numerical analysis, NLP, object recognition and quantitative finance. It will initially target C#, and eventually F#. First exercise - port Java AIMA 3 to C# from AIMA3 so far I've ported the utils - helpers, data structures and basic linear algebra classes Matrix class - Implemented ICloneable, ISerializable.GetObjectData ......

Posted On Monday, September 5, 2011 11:19 AM

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