Monthly Archives: October 2010


Due to job priorities I will be offline for some time. Thanks for your patience 😉 Advertisements

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ASP.NET Webforms and Event Handling

To create more active server pages as done in the first example, it is necessary to add code and reference elements of a page. The most simple way is to add a script section in the ‘index.aspx’ source. It may … Continue reading

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ASP.NET with F# and Mono

ASP.NET is the implementation of server-side code based on .NET to create dynamic web pages. Mono does support ASP.NET with some additional configuration F# can also be used to create dynamic web content. As we need multiple elements to work … Continue reading

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Mono 2.8 has been released

Mono 2.8 has been released (Release Notes). The main improvement is the offical support of C# 4.0 and .NET profile 4.0 plus a lot of additional libraries such as MVC. Installation packages for Mono 2.8 can be found here.

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Embedded WebBrowser

Parsing and displaying HTML and Web content is an overwhelmingly complex issue. If you want to just display rich text inside your application (e.g. documentation) you usually need to rely on an external parser library. Luckily, Winforms provides an embedded … Continue reading

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Interactive Session #11: Units of Measure

F# includes a language feature to annotate your code with units of measure like meter, second or kilogram, preferably from the SI system. These units are statically checked during compile time and will not be part of the compiled code. … Continue reading

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Installing the F# PowerPack on Linux / Mono

The F# PowerPack is an open source collection of libraries provided by the Microsoft F# team on top of the standard distribution. It can be found here. It is recommended to always install the F# PowerPack when using F#. 1. … Continue reading

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