Archive for November, 2008

to “as” or not to “as”

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

When really concerned with performance, should you explicitly cast an object or should you use the “as” operator? Outside of circumstances where the “as” operator must be used because of constructor arguments or the potential for them down the road, the answer is that it depends. Different classes have different costs. If performance is crucial, […]

Vote or never complain. Actually, vote anyway.

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

I may feel I’m too busy to post much these days, but a collection of undomesticated equids couldn’t drag me from the voting booth tomorrow. Hope to see demonstrated by the numbers that everyone able to vote feels the same. Not shying away from exposing preference (by leaps and bounds), I submit an unfunny but […]