February 2009 Blog Posts

CodeBehind vs. CodeFile and the 'does not exist in the current context' Error

I find myself spending more time in .NET code lately.  While I was verifying my understanding of one of the other attributes of the @Page directive under the ASP.NET 2.0 (Visual Studio 2005) release, I stumbled across the following note regarding the CodeBehind attribute: This attribute is included for compatibility with previous versions of ASP.NET, to implement the code-behind feature. In ASP.NET version 2.0, you should instead use the CodeFile attribute to specify the name of the source file, along with the Inherits attribute to specify the fully qualified name of the class. So,...

Twitter Follow-Up

A few months ago, I announced that I was going to do a test-run with Twitter.  So now I thought I'd share a few thoughts.  Probably the most telling bit of evidence that shows how my test of Twitter went, is that I haven't posted anything to my Twitter account since December 5th, a whopping 3 weeks after I started, and two and a half months ago.  It was at that time also that I stopped reading tweets with any degree of regularity. It's not that I think Twitter is evil or utterly banal (although some of the users...