The TAO of Programming

From the book by Geoffrey James Thus spake the Master Programmer: “A well-written program is its own heaven; a poorly-written program is its own hell.”

Microsoft’s support site solved WP7 error 801812DD

While I find it amazing that the USB cable needs to be directly connected to the port on the back of the computer to upgrade to the March 2011 release of the Windows Phone 7 operating system, at least the support page from Microsoft provided useful information: Now I can happily search the app store, […]

Extension methods in C#

Wikipedia has a very good overview of extension methods in C# here. Basically, if you create a static method in a static class and the first parameter includes the keyword ‘this’ then the first parameter will be the calling object and you’ve created an extension method. Here is a quick example console application (based on […]