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Houston Techfest 2011 – Wrap Up

Had a great time this past weekend at Houston Techfest. Attended a couple of great sessions and also presented a couple of sessions of my own. If you attended either of these sessions, please click the SpeakerRate links and rate the sessions and leave comments on anything you felt was missing so that I might be able to better present at future events. Continue reading

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Learning a Programming Language a Year: A Plan

If you’re ever had the privilege of reading “Pragmatic Programmers” then you know that they recommend that programmers learn at least one new language a year. Around this time last year, I made the decision to begin following that practice and chose Ruby/Ruby on Rails as my programming language for 2010. While not directly related to my day job, I wanted to build something in the language. With the help of my friend we were able to build Just for Bands in Ruby on Rails, both learning the language as we went along. Continue reading

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TwitterNET Project: A .NET Twitter Library

Over the weekend, I finally finished a large chunk of wrapping the Twitter API into a .NET 3.5 library using C#. With the exception of the OAuth & Search methods, this most of the REST methods are complete (only 3 are not done at this time but should be done soon). The project is located on Github by clicking here. Continue reading

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C# Partial Keyword

This is where the partial keyword comes into play. I can organize my methods so that related methods are in their own files but are still accessible in the same class. This came in real handy in my Twitter library (linked above). Continue reading

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Why You Want to Learn C in Today’s Programming World

But could you write an operating system in C# or Java? Even if you could, should you? If you need something to run its fastest, shouldn’t it talk to the hardware as directly as possible? This is where languages like C (and even C++) come in. Continue reading

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Why You Want to Learn C in Today's Programming World

But could you write an operating system in C# or Java? Even if you could, should you? If you need something to run its fastest, shouldn’t it talk to the hardware as directly as possible? This is where languages like C (and even C++) come in. Continue reading

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