Sam Clarke

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Building a Dictionary in TypeScript



It only takes a quick search of “JavaScript” in r/ProgrammerHumor to understand the love/hate relationship that software developers have with JavaScript. The language boasts dynamic types, which therefore creates a lack of type-safety, often leading to weird and wonderful results. One of the subreddit’s favourite examples is: [6, -2, 2, -7].sort(); (more…)

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Using LINQ for Data Access



Data access is an underlying aspect of almost all applications, whether through external sources such as XML and databases, or information internal to the application. For a long time, despite advancements in object-oriented programming, there was a lack of good facilities for querying and manipulating data. Then, along came .NET Language Integrated Query (LINQ), (more…)

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