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I’ve been working on developer tooling for over 16 years, and I still love it when I find a new tip or trick that shaves seconds off a repetitive task. The set below are features that I see infrequently used but can save loads of time!
In the last few articles, we have seen how to work with asynchronous programming in C#. Although it is now easier than ever to write responsive applications that do asynchronous, non-blocking I/O operations, many people still use asynchronous programming incorrectly. A lot of this is due to confusion over usage of the Task class in .NET, which is used in multithreaded and parallel scenarios as well as asynchronous ones. To make matters worse, it is not obvious to everyone that these are actually different things.
This article explains continuous speaker independent Speech Recognition in Mono by taking 2 different approaches to transcribe an Audio file (encoded in WAVE Format) to text.
Pose allows you to replace any .NET method (including static and non-virtual) with a delegate. It is similar to Microsoft Fakes but unlike it Pose is implemented entirely in managed code (Reflection Emit API). Everything occurs at runtime and in-memory, no unmanaged Profiling APIs and no file system pollution with re-written assemblies.