Monthly Archives: January 2011

C#: Microsoft Enterprise Library: Caching

Introduction Following in line in this short series on Microsoft’s Enterprise Library, this article will cover some of the common uses of the Caching Application Block (CAB). Nearly every application, web or windows application pulls data that is needed by … Continue reading

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Object pool pattern

For the article about a general pool see Pool (Computer science) In computer programming, an object pool is a software design pattern. An object pool is a set of initialised objects that are kept ready to use, rather than allocated and destroyed on demand. A client … Continue reading

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Multi-select ASP.NET datagrid

Introduction ASP.NET datagrid is a very powerful and flexible control, however some features like multi-select is not natively available. This article shows how easily this functionality can be achieved with a few simple tricks. Background One of the projects I was working … Continue reading

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Software Engineer / Developer

Position based at Corporate Office, Financial District, San Francisco, CA Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine store, is looking for a smart, high energy, entrepreneurial software developer who is passionate about using technology to reinvent the customer experience in the … Continue reading

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Hierarchical menu in view based on parent child class

there are many ways to display dynamicly generated menus and i will post my way of doing it, I have two classes Menu & MenuItem (a Menu is just a wrapper for a list of MenuItems which are the actual … Continue reading

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Java Twitter

A Java wrapper around the Twitter API Author: DeWitt Clinton <dewitt@unto.net> Introduction This library provides a pure Java interface for the Twitter API. Twitter (http://twitter.com) provides a service that allows people to connect via the web, IM, and SMS. Twitter exposes … Continue reading

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Scaling Digg And Other Web Applications

Joe Stump, Lead Architect at Digg, gave this presentation at the Web 2.0 Expo. I couldn’t find the actual presentation, but fortunately Kris Jordan took some great notes. That’s how key moments in history are accidentally captured forever. Joe was also kind … Continue reading

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