Mitsu's blog

Discussing topics related to .Net, WPF, C# and Linq

Some basic sample to make your code “Linq ready”

Linq has been shipped with VS2008/.Net 3.5 and is not really new. If more and more people are...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 06/18/2010

C# 4 expressions: loops, goto, label, if and even for ! [Part III]

We now have block and variable support in our very small meta language. Let’s try to use this basic...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 03/02/2010

C# 4 expressions: variables [Part II]

Reading the first part is mandatory ! The goal is still the same: enhance the C# 4 expression...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 03/02/2010

C# 4 expressions: blocks [Part I]

Since .Net 3.5 and Linq, the C# compiler is capable of generating expression trees instead of...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 03/02/2010

Surface Academy Toolkit 2009

Just a quick post to share this project with you. Microsoft France organized a 2 month long...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 09/08/2009

Serving Silverlight Apps from Windows Mobile

For the last Paris mobility briefing, my colleague Pierre Cauchois asked me to co-animate the...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 07/02/2009

Linq: how to share parameters between lambda expressions ?

Before going into Linq, here is again one of my pictures: Le Louvre by night, Paris When using Linq...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 05/18/2009

WPF/Surface demo: driving an extending desktop with a popfly duck !

Contrarily to the title, this is a serious article ! From 10th to 12th of February Microsoft France...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 03/09/2009

[Coding4Fun]: understanding WinForms designmode

We have just finished the french Paris Techdays today. I had organized a Coding4Fun session and here...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 02/13/2009

WPF and Silverlight BookControls updated for Silverlight 2 RTM

You can now find the Silverlight 2 RTM version of this pageturn control, still here on codeplex :...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 11/14/2008

Linq to Sql CompiledQuery container

Before we go deep into Linq to Sql, I wanted to share with you one of my pictures made last week at...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 10/27/2008

Thinking about new C# method prototypes: object as dictionary

I recently had to write a small Flickr API. I know many .Net API for Flickr already exist but I...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 06/18/2008

WPF and Silverlight BookControls: source code available

I have just finished converting the control to silverlight one week away from Silverlight 2 beta 2...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 06/10/2008

Create a virtual book with your Flickr pictures

Get some help with the video on this page:...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 05/14/2008

Show your Flickr pictures in a Silverlight book

Here is a control that everybody can easily use. This allow you to display Flickr pictures in a blog...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 05/14/2008

Tip: how to simplify value access from a dictionary ? With an extension method !

I was getting really bored with testing .ContainsKey() at each time I wanted to read a value from a...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 05/07/2008

Silverlight 2.0 Flippage prototype

Enjoy, Code is coming very soon..[Update]: code is now available here ! Mitsu Move the mouse cursor...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 04/04/2008

Visual Linq query builder for Linq to Sql: VLinq

Hi all, After almost one year of work and organization, I am very happy to share this project with...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 04/02/2008

3D with Silverlight 2.0 ?

Just a short informative post: David Catuhe, a french MVP from south of France is demoing a...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 03/19/2008

How to implement a many-to-many relationship using Linq to Sql ? Part II : add/remove support

In my previous post...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 03/18/2008

MangaReader app using WPF

Here is a beautiful WPF application that is using my WPFBookControl:...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 01/16/2008

WPF ObjectDumper and Linq to Sql deferred loading

Video: WPF Object dumper demo The official C# 3.0 samples are providing a very useful ObjectDumper...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 12/24/2007

Project Astoria December CTP is out!

http://blogs.msdn.com/pablo/archive/2007/12/10/project-astoria-december-ctp-is-out.aspx I am only...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 12/11/2007

Prime number product using Linq

Linq is SO FUN !!! I have read this article from a french developer about Linq used to find the list...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 12/06/2007

Source updated for VS2008 RTM: how to implement a many-to-many relationship using Linq to Sql ?

Just a short post to tell that I have replaced the source code with the VS2008 RTM version...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 12/02/2007

WPFBookControl on codeplex

To answer to many requests, I have added some new features on my WPFBookControl. As my blog is not...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 11/06/2007

How to implement a many-to-many relationship using Linq to Sql ?

In this article, I will show one possible solution to implement many-to-many relationship using Linq...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 06/20/2007

Anonymous methods: how to factorize surrounding statements like try-catch

Here is the translation of one of my old french articles at a moment when I was trying to find what...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 05/07/2007

How to simulate modal windows inside a single WPF window using anonymous methods ?

Introduction In our windows applications we are commonly using modal windows. Let's remind the idea....

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 05/07/2007

WPF Book Control demo via ClickOnce!

Following my previous post, here is an easy to deploy clickonce version:...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 04/20/2007

WPF Book control

[Update: WPFBookControl now available on codeplex: http://www.codeplex.com/wpfbookcontrol] After a...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 04/18/2007

Why iterators are better than collections

Introduction In many languages, we are using collections to manage groups of objects. We are using...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 03/20/2007

Flip page demo using WPF

[Update: source code available here] Let's have a little fun using WPF ! In this very short post, I...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 11/05/2006

Linq to bits !

Following my previous post, let's see how to extend Linq to bits... To have a good understanding of...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 10/08/2006

Enumerating Enums

In this post i will expose a little solution to make it more easy to read different values stored in...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 10/07/2006

First post

Hi all, My name is Mitsuru FURUTA. I am working for Microsoft FRANCE as a Developer Evangelist from...

Author: Mitsu Furuta Date: 10/07/2006