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There was some discussion recently about how to name a server. Some common practices in the past for naming servers were to use a theme. So you might use the names of planets or cities or some other witty theme. The problem with themes is that once you…
Parsing and processing JSON is a common task when you need to process input from a web service or produce output as part of a web service. In the past when you wanted to work with JSON you could either write your own processor (tedious and…
Here is a quick shortcut for creating a .NET class for deserializing JSON.
If you are like me you often begin a new a new project on your local machine.  Perhaps this is because it is a quick test project just for a proof of concept. Perhaps it is a project that you have been working on for some time and you have finally…
One of the advantages of the Map object in Javascript is that it will remember the insertion order of the keys.  If you need to iterate over a list of elements and it is important that you do it in the same order they were inserted then Map will allow…