August 15, 2004

My EXSLT.NET article is live at MSDN

My latest article "Building Practical Solutions with EXSLT.NET" has been published at the MSDN XML Developer Center. This is an overview of the EXSLT.NET library and its extension functions from the practical XPath/XSLT programming point of view. Basically I wanted to show how to use EXSLT.NET functionality in practice, so ...

Wesner Moise on Whidbey Hashtables

Wesner Moise (.NET Undocumented blog) compares old good .NET 1.X System.Collections.Hashtable and brand new Whidbey Dictionary<K,V>. Interesting. In short: New collision elimination strategy - chaining instead of probing. Yeah, array based linked list for each bucket. Allegedly it doubles perf! Who said linked lists are just interviewers' toy? As a ...