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  • Michael Hopcroft

    Building a traffic signal with Christmas lights

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    It started out as a simple project. My children had become interested in basic electrical circuits so I bought them some LEDs , batteries, wire, and solderless breadboard to play around with. I soon found that these components weren't ideal for a number...
  • Michael Hopcroft

    Save the date for PDC '07

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    Microsoft has just announced that the next Professional Developers Conference (PDC) will be October 2-5, 2007 in Los Angeles, with two days of pre-conference on September 30 and October 1. The last two PDCs were fantastic and this one is likely to be...
  • Michael Hopcroft

    Implicit and Explicit Interface Implementations

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    As I was putting together a post on IEnumerable and IEnumerator I was reminded of the subtleties of implicit and explicit interface implementations. C# does not support multiple inheritance, but a class has the option of implementing one or more interfaces...
  • Michael Hopcroft

    MSDN Community Content

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    MSDN recently added Wiki functionality to the portion of the site dealing with Visual Studio 2005 and .NET Framework 2.0. This already looks like it is going to be a great resource - at the time of this post, there were almost 1000 topics with Community...
  • Michael Hopcroft

    Home Automation Part 2 – Making Basic Measurements

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      In the previous installment I described my decision to build a temperature and humidity sensor network using modules from IButtonLink.com . The heart of the system is the Link45 which connects the PC’s serial port to the sensor network and provides...
  • Michael Hopcroft

    MSDN Online Chat: LINQ to SQL

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    Members of the C# team will be hosting an online chat session about LINQ to SQL on Tuesday, December 12, 2006. Here's the description: The LINQ Project is a codename for a set of extensions to the .NET Framework that encompass language-integrated query...
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