Bill Blogs in C#

  • My experience with Hour of Code

    Tags: teaching, me, local interest

    This past Saturday I spent the early afternoon with local high school and middle school students on Hour of Code.  This program is one way to introduce programming and computer science to … more

  • C# 6 Feature Preview: Expression Bodied Members

    Tags: C#, Roslyn

    One of the new features in C# 6 is expression bodied members. This feature enables us to create members (either methods, property get accessors, or get methods for indexers) that are expressions … more

  • 1DevDay Detroit

    Tags: C#, me

    I had the honor of speaking at 1DevDay Detroit this past weekend. My talk was a tour of some of the new features in C# 6.  The slides are located here. The samples are on Github. If you look at … more

  • Microsoft Connect Announcements

    Tags: C#, OpenSource, .Net

    Today, November 12th, Microsoft made some major announcements about the .NET Ecosystem. I’m going to concentrate on four points: Open Source, Cross Platform, Deployment, and Community Involvement. … more

  • QuickPost: Link to a new TypeScript article

    Just a quick post today.  An article I recently wrote for InformIT on using TypeScript has gone live.  You can check it out here The article abstract follows: TypeScript promises to make … more

  • Overview of C# 6 language enhancements

    Tags: C#, Roslyn

    I was interviewed by Carl and Richard on .NET Rocks a bit ago to discuss the new features in C# 6, the upcoming version of C# that will ship with the next version of Visual Studio (link goes to CTP 3, … more

  • ThatConference codeathon recap

    Tags: humanitarianToolbox

    We are back from ThatConference after hosting another successful codeathon. I'm always thrilled to see the participation we get from our friends in the upper midwest. A couple dozen developers gave … more