Getting started with ASP.NET vNext

ASP.NET vNext is the next version of the ASP.NET web framework. The focus this time around is strip out unnecessary bits and make a »

Microsoft releases a preview of the .NET Compiler Platform, codenamed Roslyn

Microsoft released a public preview of the .NET Compiler Platform, codenamed Roslyn, on April 3rd, 2014. The code is available at for »

Writing your own Convert.ToBase64String in C#

Have you ever wondered what Base64 is? How it works? Why you need it? Have you ever wanted to write your own Base64 encoder? Well, my »

Converting a binary string to an int in C#

Back in my previous post, Converting an int to a binary string, we looked at how to write out the bits of an int without using »

Was the .NET Framework a Failure?

I’m a big, big fan of the .NET Framework. I have always felt that the whole framework is a very well thought out, organized and »