Richard Mitchell

Richard Mitchell founded Cherry Safe Software Ltd which is an Azure hosted backup solution. Previously he worked for Redgate Software as a project manager and dev and is responsible for many sins. When not working he messes about with 3D printers and hitting things with hammers.

03 April 2007
03 April 2007

That makes a lot more sense now

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I’ll admit it, I never really got the yield statement in C# before today. However there’s a very good article I’ve just read on msdn that takes you through it step-by-step. It’s certainly an interesting read and with luck will help you out when you really really need it. Have a look…http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vcsharp/bb264519.aspx On an aside, … Read more
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11 December 2006
11 December 2006

The good life

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It’s amazing just how easy programming is nowadays. For the past 2 years-ish I’ve been working almost exclusively in C# and I forgot quite how much of a pain it can be when you have to code in C++ for a while. You have to remember all these little things like include paths, linking options, … Read more
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07 April 2006
07 April 2006

What is SQL?

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OK now to most of you reading this blog, well all 3 of you at least this would seem like a simple question. SQL is a programming language for querying databases. Well, it isn’t. SQL is a Query Language, as such it is not meant to be used a programming language. It’s all very cunning … Read more
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29 March 2006
29 March 2006

Telekinisis doesn’t exist

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Me and a few friends went bowling last night which is all well and good but it got me to thinking about telekinisis. I mean all of this energy put into willing the bowling ball onto track and willing that last pin to fall over. There are millions of people bowling all over the world, … Read more
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23 November 2005
23 November 2005

Type safe collections

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I must admit that creating a nice type safe collection for a new feature in one of our products took me a little time. There are some very good resources online on how to setup your own type safe collection so I thought I’d contribute a little to that resource. The key to all this … Read more
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15 November 2005
15 November 2005

Who am I?

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This is the first post in my Red Gate Blog so I think I’d better introduce myself a little bit. I’m the main programmmer on the SQL Data Compare engine one of our suite of best selling SQL Bundle tools, currently I’m working on the latest version which will support the new data types in … Read more
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