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Internet of Things
Wearables
Posted: 6 Oct 2014   Updated: 6 Oct 2014   Views: 29,747   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
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Are you excited to get your Myo armband from Thalmic Labs? If you're a C# developer, then check out this open source library to help you control your Myo! The post appeared first on http://www.DevLeader.ca.

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Desktop Programming
Windows Forms
Posted: 7 Apr 2014   Updated: 7 Apr 2014   Views: 20,702   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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IronPython: A quick WinForms introduction
General Programming
Posted: 23 Sep 2013   Updated: 23 Sep 2013   Views: 131,400   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.47
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Python, Visual Studio, and C#
Posted: 25 Jul 2013   Updated: 1 Aug 2013   Views: 27,205   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How and why to avoid excessive nesting.
Posted: 20 Jul 2013   Updated: 1 Aug 2013   Views: 12,260   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.30
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A post about what makes a good API
Posted: 7 Aug 2013   Updated: 7 Aug 2013   Views: 4,841   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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A discussion about who owns the code
Threads
Posted: 31 Jul 2013   Updated: 1 Aug 2013   Views: 19,901   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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I'd like to share the pattern I commonly use when creating threads in C# and discuss some of the highlights.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013   Updated: 1 Aug 2013   Views: 75,636   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 5.20
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Why do we have two different things to accomplish the same end result?
Mobile Apps
Android
Posted: 4 Nov 2013   Updated: 9 Jan 2014   Views: 89,613   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.71
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Creating a tabbed Android User Interface.
Programming Languages
C#
Posted: 20 Jul 2013   Updated: 31 Jul 2013   Views: 9,550   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.90
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Flexibility
Posted: 20 Jul 2013   Updated: 2 Aug 2013   Views: 15,810   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Decoupling
Posted: 19 Aug 2013   Updated: 30 Aug 2013   Views: 18,482   Rating: 4.44/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.12
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Let’s see how events might be causing some leakage in your application.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013   Updated: 18 Sep 2013   Views: 10,890   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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Getting data back from an EventHandler.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013   Updated: 2 Aug 2013   Views: 14,671   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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This post discusses why you should be using interfaces in your code
Posted: 26 Dec 2013   Updated: 26 Dec 2013   Views: 9,970   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.44
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In this article, I’d like to go over a couple of different approaches for an API and then explain why the yield keyword might be something you consider next time around.
Posted: 1 Aug 2013   Updated: 2 Aug 2013   Views: 27,261   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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About dependency injected singletons
Posted: 14 Nov 2013   Updated: 16 Nov 2013   Views: 13,451   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.44
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An example in refactoring code.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013   Updated: 14 Aug 2013   Views: 10,654   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Don't forget about the non-public API
Posted: 24 Jul 2013   Updated: 1 Aug 2013   Views: 14,201   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How to structure your Singletons.
IronPython
Posted: 1 Oct 2013   Updated: 1 Oct 2013   Views: 44,793   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
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With this post, we’re still just scratching the surface of what’s doable when integrating Python and C#.
Singleton
Posted: 9 Aug 2013   Updated: 9 Aug 2013   Views: 16,031   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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In this post, I’m going to focus on why singletons are “bad”, because for me it means acknowledging one of the two main perspectives–that they are the best thing since cat videos met The Internet or they are the worst thing since Justin Bieber.
Style
Posted: 22 Jul 2013   Updated: 1 Aug 2013   Views: 9,901   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Ever since I can remember, I've always been told to keep fields private.

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Nick Cosentino
Team Leader Magnet Forensics
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I graduated from the University of Waterloo for Computer Engineering and I'm fortunate enough to work as a Team Lead of Software Engineering at Magnet Forensics. As a team lead, I'm often looking to encourage better coding standards, creative approaches to problem solving, and ensure that good clean code makes it into the code base. I want my team to produce top-notch code, but I want to make sure that we're all learning to become better developers along the way.

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