November 20, 2007

Printing Envelopes, and Lambda Expressions

or those following the saga of my household’s two cross-country moves in nine months back in 2005, I’m sure you’ll be happy to know that the current consensus is that we’ve settled in the woods in Northern California, and couldn’t be happier. Almost 24 months later, life is good. As

Re-Igniting Creativity

just got back from San Diego Comic-Con 2007 in San Diego, California. I love Comic Con for a number of reasons. First, I can go with friends and “geek” for four solid days. We talk about comic books, movies, super heroes, video games, anime, philosophy, pop art, and other geek

Heard on .NET Rocks!: Frank Savage on Programming the Xbox 360

arl Franklin: All right Richard, let’s bring on Frank Savage. Frank started in the game development business at Origin Systems in 1991. His first game was Strike Commander, then he was the lead on Wing Commander III. He left Origin and went to work for FASA Interactive, or FASA, in

MVP Corner: Perspectives from a .NET Guy at GDC

‘ve been going to major developer conferences for 10 years now. My first was the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in San Diego back in September 1997. Whether I’m speaking or attending, I’ve always loved conferences for many reasons. Aside from the obvious knowledge value, the new business contacts and

Taking Advantage of the New Reflection API in PHP5

f you haven’t yet upgraded from PHP4 to PHP5, this article will give you a serious reason to do so: PHP5 now supports reflection through the Reflection API, which you can use to examine variables, interfaces, functions, methods, parameters, classes—and more. The Reflection API is generous; it offers a large