Dec 292012
 
 December 29, 2012  Posted by at 2:57 pm C# & F#, Not So Stupid Questions 6 Responses »
Stupid Question 115: What is the connection between C, C++, objective C and C#?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] Just a quick rundown: C comes first, in 1969. It’s an imperative language / procedural language. C++ comes […]

Dec 262012
 
 December 26, 2012  Posted by at 11:45 pm WinRT Tagged with:  No Responses »
Prism for .NET 4.5 (and WinRT)

Not long before Christmas a first version for Prism on .NET 4.5 was announced. While not an official release, developers are invited to test it and leave some feedback. They expect to have a release soon, maybe even early January. For those eager on using Prism for WinRT applications (Windows Store Apps) they have announced […]

Dec 262012
 
 December 26, 2012  Posted by at 8:27 pm Not So Stupid Questions, WP Tagged with: , , ,  1 Response »
Stupid Question 113: How come Nokia WP8 touch works when used with gloves? (does it?)

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] Very proud of educating myself on the different types of touch screens I got this question by a […]

Dec 252012
 
 December 25, 2012  Posted by at 6:49 am Uncategorized 3 Responses »
Merry Christmas to all of you!

Dear distant and close friends, I want to wish you all a merry Christmas from the bottom of my heart! The blog will of course not take a Christmas break 🙂 Here is me hard at work at the dinner table after Christmas dinner, I don’t really watch much TV so while the rest of […]

Dec 192012
 
 December 19, 2012  Posted by at 1:15 pm Not So Stupid Questions Tagged with: ,  141 Responses »
Stupid Question 107: Shhh… Harassment. Not a problem? Strong content warning

You might not read the whole blog post- it’s a lengthy one I know. So I’ll say the most important part right now. If you EVER harass me you WILL be published on the blog, twitter, facebook and whatever media I have. I don’t back down, I don’t back of. And I’m sure my friends […]

Dec 182012
 
 December 18, 2012  Posted by at 7:15 am Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
WinRT app guide: Step 17: Adding required app images for multiple scale factors

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metro/ WinRT application go here Recap We have been building on a Windows Store App, and the app is almost finished. The application allows users to register study items (things they would like to learn) and track their progress and generate […]

Dec 172012
 
 December 17, 2012  Posted by at 8:59 pm Life of Iris, Uncategorized Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Looks like I'll be speaking at DataTjej ('ComputerGirl') Conference 2013

I think most developers, and everybody that knows me, know that I’m very, very, very, passionate about what i do – programming. And that I also really want more girls/women to realize that this is an amazing job- I am not exaggeration,- it really is. Unfortunately the number of female developers has been declining since […]

Dec 172012
 
 December 17, 2012  Posted by at 10:54 am C# & F#, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , ,  1 Response »
Serializing and deserializing (packing/unpacking) to a file and/or memorystream with MessagePack in C#

In RE to the last post: Stupid Question 106: What is MessagePack? Here is just some playground code (I just wanted to write and read from a text file using MessagePack). Seems to be working rather nice 🙂 Not the prettiest code, I just wanted to whip something together in a few minutes, took me […]

Dec 152012
 
 December 15, 2012  Posted by at 11:19 pm Not So Stupid Questions Tagged with: , , , ,  4 Responses »
Stupid Question 105: What is Done (what is DoD)?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] While discussing the latest ‘stupid questions’ on Twitter DoD was mentioned. I had to ask, what is DoD? […]

Dec 142012
 
 December 14, 2012  Posted by at 10:49 pm Not So Stupid Questions Tagged with: ,  3 Responses »
Stupid Question 104: What is a 'Fagan Inspection'?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] So I came across a really funny term while reading about code review, something called a Fagan Inspection. […]

Dec 122012
 
 December 12, 2012  Posted by at 5:00 pm WinRT Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »
Windows Store App Development for iOS Developers agenda (free streaming event)

Starts: Thursday, December 13, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) For Swedes this means 18:00 our time  Duration: 16 hour(s) Register here for Windows Store App Development for iOS Developers Watch the live stream of this event on The Verge You can also watch the live stream of the event on […]

Dec 112012
 
 December 11, 2012  Posted by at 11:32 pm Not So Stupid Questions, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , ,  9 Responses »
Stupid Question 101: Are there any coding standards documents for .Net?

[To celebrate my first year of programming I will ask a ‘stupid’ questions daily on my blog for a year, to make sure I learn at least 365 new things during my second year as a developer] It does seem to me like most programmers follow a similar naming convention when working on the .Net […]

Dec 052012
 
 December 5, 2012  Posted by at 5:07 pm Not So Stupid Questions 1 Response »

Recorded at 32m, Shark Point- Phuket Thailand. In most .Net classes there isn’t any difference between close and dispose, besides the name. In WinRT they are always identical, while in general in .Net there are just a few exceptions such as database connections where close just closes the connection (and can later be reopened) and […]

Dec 042012
 
 December 4, 2012  Posted by at 5:01 pm Telerik, WinRT Tagged with: ,  1 Response »
WinRT app guide: Step 16: Sharing content by contract in 4 easy steps

To read the other steps in the step by step guide for creating a Metro/ WinRT application go here Recap We are building a small application where a user can register study activities and update their progression and see some graphs based on that data. Last time we implemented a function that allows the user […]