Being Cellfish

Stuff I wished I've found in some blog (and sometimes did)

March, 2014

Change of Address
This blog has moved to blog.cellfish.se.
Posts
  • Being Cellfish

    When to use Tuples in C#

    I've seen people use the Tuple class in C# code and I've even done it myself once. And I didn't like it. I'm still struggling to see find a case where using a Tuple would actually be a good idea versus the alternatives.

    Read more here.

  • Being Cellfish

    Tail Recursion and C#

    Tail recursion is a powerful optimization since it typically improves both execution time and memory usage for recursive calls. It can also be your enemy if you forget about it.

    Read more here.

  • Being Cellfish

    Logical task combinators

    When I had to use Erlang for the very first time it was a brand new language and I was in collage. Back then Erlang did not have a logical not function so we had to define our own in order to make our code readable. At least given the knowledge me and my lab partner had at the time. So the other week I had a deja vu moment since I had a Task<bool> that I wanted to negate. At first it felt real weird and I ended up solving my problem in a different way. But then I started to think.

    Read more here.

  • Being Cellfish

    Hashtable vs ConcurrentDictionary

    Historically I've seen the Hashtable be favored over ConcurrentDictionary with the assumption that is was more efficient allowing for lock free reads. Well they both allow lock free reads so which one is really the better option?

    Read more here!

Page 1 of 1 (4 items)