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Productive Rage - Implementing F#-inspired "with" updates for immutable classes in C#

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Productive Rage - Implementing F#-inspired "with" updates for immutable classes in C#



article 5 Basic Ways to Improve Performance in C# and more information about the use of the heap and stack can be found at Six important .NET concepts: Stack, heap, value types, reference types, boxing, and unboxing



Go get the code at bitbucket.org/DanRoberts/updatewith!





Or alternatively, pull the NuGet package straight down from nuget.org/packages/CSharpImmutableUpdateWith.



 

Update (19th September 2014): There's been quite a lot of interest in

New D-Series of Azure VMs with 60% Faster CPUs, More Memory and Local SSD Disks

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Today I’m excited to announce that we just released a new set of VM sizes for Microsoft Azure. These VM sizes are now available to be used immediately by every Azure customer. The new D-Series of VMs can be used with both Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services.  In addition to offering faster vCPUs (approximately 60% faster than our A series) and more memory (up to 112 GB), the new VM sizes also all have a local SSD disk (up to 800 GB) to enable much faster IO reads and writes. The new VM sizes available today include the
following: General Purpose D-Series VMs Name vCores Memory (GB) Local SSD Disk (GB) Standard_D1 1 3.5 50 Standard_D2 2 7 100 Standard_D3 4 14 200 Standard_D4 8 28 400   High Memory D-Series VMs Name vCores Memory (GB) Local SSD Disk (GB) Standard_D11 2 14 100 Standard_D12 4 28 200 Standard_D13 8 56 400 Standard_D14 16

How to Change the Wallpaper in Android Device ?

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If you want to personalize the appearance of your android device , one such option is to set the device wallpaper . How to Change the Wallpaper in Android Device ? To set the wallpaper in android device , follow the below steps 1. Long press the home screen background . This will list out some of the options from where you can import the image for your device background. 2. You can crop and fit the image . Alternatively , you can also change the wallpaper of the device by navigating to the Settings app and then tapping the
display option . This will list the options from where you can select the image for the background....(Read whole news on source site)

India launch of Xbox One sparks celebration for a new generation in games and entertainment

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Xbox One today officially launched in India delighting thousands of local fans. The first console was delivered to its ecstatic owner in Mumbai. Chakrapani Gollapali, Country General Manager, Consumer Channels Group said “We have a truly passionate community of gamers in India and the Xbox One launch is dedicated to these fans.  Gaming in India will witness a new pace of growth and given our lineup of games, we shall give our fans many reasons to love being on the Xbox platform. We are also equally committed to create unprecedented entertainment experiences that are unparalleled in the console industry in
India and leading with localized content. We are pleased to announce three new apps on our platform; Bigflix, Gaana and Hungama – with a wide genre of Indian movie and music content. The Xbox platform shall be the pivotal destination and we look forward to working with the entertainment industry to deliver amazing experiences to our users.” Talking about the Xbox One, Anshu Mor, Director, Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft India said, “The hotly anticipated, new-generation games and entertainment system from Microsoft brings the biggest blockbuster games, the most advanced multiplayer experience, games plus entertainment like live TV, Skype, sports,...(Read whole news on source site)

Visual Studio and TFS 2013.4 CTP2 is available

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Today we released the second CTP (community technology preview) of Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 and TFS 2013 Update 4.  You can read about the VS changes on the Visual Studio blog.  You can download the CTP.  Or you can check out the release notes.  Also here’s the link to the blog post I wrote on CTP1. TFS improvements in this CTP include: Work item performance improvements The ability to maximize the rich text editor and the comments on the history control Improve hyperlink experience
in the rich text editor Increased the number of items you can have in the first and last columns on the kanban board Addition of the “stakeholder” license change The addition of support for stakeholder licensing is certainly the largest change in this CTP.  You can read more about stakeholder licensing.  And you can go to the “Access Levels” tab in the TFS web access settings page in this CTP to see what it looks like. I think our next Update 4 release will be our release candidate so we’re...(Read whole news on source site)

Team Explorer Everywhere 2013.2 (Update 2)

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Today, we released Update 2 of Team Explorer Everywhere.  You can read details on Will’s blog post. I’ve been amazed lately how many people don’t know about Team Explorer Everywhere.  We’ve had it for a couple of years now.  It’s a really nice solution for Java/Eclipse users to use Team Foundation Server or Visual Studio Online.  It includes an Eclipse plugin and a command line both of which run on Windows, Mac or Linux.  I know quite a few customers who use it and like it but it continues to surprise me that, more often than not,
when I mention using TFS on a Mac or Linux, people say “Huh, you can do that?”. Now, I think there’s a but of “it’s our own fault” going on here.  I’ve recently been giving people here a bunch of grief because you have to work pretty hard to find anything about it on visualstudio.com.  I hope that will be fixed soon.  There is some content on getting started for Mac/Linux/Eclipse users but that’s about it – and it’s pretty shallow content. Also, on another thread we had a conversation (again) about long paths.  We added...(Read whole news on source site)

Lag ditt eget Visual Studio Gallery

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Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/terje/archive/2014/09/22/lag-ditt-eget-visual-studio-gallery.aspxForrige uken fikk ALM MVP Jakob Ehn sin nå snart ett år gamle blogpost om Visual Studio mer oppmerksomhet, da Greg Duncan skrev en blogpost på Channel9's Coding4Fun, "Hosting your own Visual Studio Gallery with the Inmeta Visual Studio Gallery".  Hvorfor er dette så interessant ? Visual Studio har utviklet seg til et meget bra utvidbart utviklingsmiljø. Det er veldig mye av Visual Studio’s funksjonalitet som kommer fra forskjellige utvidelser (extensions).  Flere av disse installeres når man installerer Visual Studio, men i tillegg kan man legge til
en mengde andre utvidelser.  Disse hentes i utgangspunktet fra Visual Studio Gallery, som er Microsoft sin plass for slike utvidelser.  Disse utvidelsene kommer både fra Micrsooft selv men i enda større grad fra andre individer og firmaer utenfor Microsoft. Hvem som helst kan legge opp utvidelser på Visual Studio Gallery, og de aller fleste utvidelsene er gratis. De utvidelsene som legges opp er i første rekke forskjellig typer funksjonalitet, som kalles Tools, men kan også være prosjekt eller item templates, Controls eller Storyboard Shapes. Et firma vil alltid ha en del funksjonalitet som er...(Read whole news on source site)

Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 2 (And More) Available

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We have four releases today. First, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 2 is available, including a few features (e.g. performance improvements for the Visual C++ browsing experience) and some bug fixes. Second, there’s also a CTP available for Team Foundation Server. The release notes have the complete list of features and fixes for both these releases. Third, we also released Team Explorer Everywhere 2013 Update 2, which, among other things, improves how TEE stores credentials (making sign on to Visual Studio Online much easier) and adds the capability to browse Git repositories within TEE. Will
Smythe has a full post here. Finally, we released the Visual Studio Tools for Unity (VSTU) 1.9.1 on the Visual Studio Gallery: VSTU for VS 2013, VSTU for VS 2012, and VSTU for VS 2010. This release fixed many of the issues you reported on Connect in version 1.9. As always, please give us your feedback, suggestions, thoughts, and ideas on our UserVoice site, through the in-product Send-a-Smile and Send-a-Frown UI, or file a bug through the Visual Studio Connect site. Thanks! John John Montgomery, Director of Program Management,...(Read whole news on source site)

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