Windows and Phone 8 User Group – May Meetup

May 18, 2013

The next meeting of the Windows and Phone 8 User group, which I'm managing together with Pavel Yosifovich, will take place on 28.05.13 at Microsoft Ra'anana. In the meeting, Eyal Ellenbogen will talk about Windows Azure Mobile Services, showing how to leverage it when building Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 applications. And Kobi Hikri will show us how to write cross platform mobile applications with PhoneGap. This meeting will be the first without Elad Shaham, who did a wonderful job managing the group for the past year. I would like to thank Elad on behalf of...
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CLR Memory Diagnostics Released

May 11, 2013

Last week, Microsoft released the new CLR Memory Diagnostics (ClrMD) library, which is a set of APIs for programmatically inspecting a crash dump of a .NET program. To start playing with it, you first need to add the Microsoft.Diagnostics.Runtime package from NuGet (be sure to select Include Prerelease, because it is a prerelease version): You can use ClrMD to analyze a crash dump from disk, or to attach to a live process. In both scenarios, you will need to use one of the static factory methods declared in the DataTarget class. To analyze a...
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My SDP13 Sessions

May 7, 2013

In the past couple of days I delivered two sessions at the SELA Developer Practice. The first session, which I delivered yesterday together with my friend and colleague Amit Raz, was based on the excellent book by Robert C. Martin, called Clean Code. The session was dense with tips on how to write cleaner code, for the sake of ourselves and our team members. The slide deck is available here. The second session, which I delivered today, is called A Lap around Inversion of Control Containers with Castle Windsor. In the hour I had, I explained why...
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