Monday, June 30, 2008

Concise Delegate

q. I’m like an anonymous method, but I’m much more concise.My parameter types are inferred, which is type safe and nice.I can be compiled down to code delegates or expression trees.My phrase can be simple or complex based on your expertise.

a. Lambda Expression

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Friday, June 27, 2008

Static Yield

q. When you find yourself in a feature bind; You want to add behavior, but it’s sealed. Use me instead of a static helper function, And a cleaner code base you will yield.

a. Extension Method

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

CodePlex Pattern

q. When there are features you are missing, I come to help you out.
I can assist you with your grid, your validation, and your route.
I come free of charge; you can find me located on CodePlex.
With me I can make your pattern code much less complex.

a. MVC Contrib

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Utilitarian Footprint

q. My name might suggest a database language,
But you couldn’t be farther from reality.
I have an array of impressive features,
Ranging from utilitarian to quite flashy.
With a small footprint and loaded with value;
I could give MS AJAX a run for their money!

a. jQuery

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Dogmatic Zealot

q. I’m a zealot when it comes to layout;
I’m dogmatic, tables just won’t do.
It may take longer to design me,
But the result is a clean flexible view.

a. CSS-P a.k.a. Tableless Layout

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Friday, June 20, 2008

Single Compile

q. I'm a single woman in her youth;
When you greet me please be polite
I compile all your hard work;
Then I push them to your website.

a. Ms. Build (MSBuild)

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Starving Snore

q. After I awake I am starving;
Then I get and cache and store.
I simplify your 1 to N queries;
Then I sleep and sleep and snore.

a. nHibernate

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Tracking Problems

q. I track what you’re doing and I know where you’ve been;
I can help you find your problems from deep within.
If you are having riddle issues, you might consider these facts;
I catch floating timbers with tetrad meshed sacks.

a. log4net

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Compiled Data

q. I am made of one or more statements;
you should call me instead of those.
When compiled I can run really fast;
out of me your table data flows.

a. Stored Procedure

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Monday, June 16, 2008

Geek Art

q. We can show up in many places throughout your precious code.
We can help you when you start; we can help you down the road.
We like to collaborate with others; we mix and match and play.
We compose a geek's work of art; one that he's happy to display.

Who are we?

a. Design Patterns

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Friday, June 13, 2008

Gale Residence

q. I glide through the turbulent gale to gaze upon the residence of great gentlemen.

a. Castle Windsor

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Lead Spot

q. What leads the way and also marks the spot?

a. XPath

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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Uncover the Way

q. We uncover new lands and fish among the bay; we hunt for flaming predators as they sing along the way. Who are we?

a. We are Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and Opera.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Clicking Data

q. You might be tempted to click on me, but I'm really used for querying data. Who am I?


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Monday, June 09, 2008

Famous Actor

q. What actor played the central male character, Brandon Walsh, in the Beverly Hills, 90210 television drama series?

a. JSON Priestley

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Friday, June 06, 2008

Coffee Screenplay

q. What do you call a screenplay that was accidentally covered with coffee?

a. JavaScript

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Thursday, June 05, 2008

Average Facial Gesture

q. What do you call an average facial gesture?

a. A Regular Expression

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Wednesday, June 04, 2008


q. Gold and Bronze may be luminous, but what type of brightness surpasses all its competitors?

a. Silverlight

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