.NET introduces binary literals

Binary PeopleWith the introduction of the new Roslyn compiler platform for Visual Studio, the .NET languages team has, finally, made available the support to declare and use binary literals for VB.NET.

Back in 2011 I posted a request to the .NET languages team to implement support for binary literals and also took the liberty to suggest some improvements to the syntax currently used by VB.NET to declare these literals. [...]

The Atheist Experience – Matt at its best!

Matt Dillahunty @ The Atheist ExperienceMr. Dillahunty, host of the popular The Atheist Experience TV show, is probably one of the smartest atheists I’ve ever seen or heard.
I should also say that he’s, perhaps, a bit too short tempered but I guess that’s something you develop after so many years of having to deal with the stupidest people on planet earth. [...]

VB.NET and its broken data types

VB.NET is starting to get on my nerves.
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You know what? Fuck you Google+

I honestly feel for this generation of programmers

Not so long ago, having some basic knowledge about hardware and being able to master one or two programming languages was more than enough to get you hired.

Nowadays, you don’t need to know anything about hardware, very little about actual programming, but you’ll need to take some pretty odd courses to even have a fighting chance. [...]