Monthly Archives: March 2011

Reading and writing local files in Silverlight/C#


In a Silverlight app running in a web page, it’s possible to read and write local files with one restriction: the end-user needs to select the files. The following code is an ultra-simple example of how it’s done. LocalFileReadWrite is … Continue reading

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Performance of Flash/AS3 vs. Silverlight/C#


A few months back, I posted some figures on the performance of Arrays,¬†Vectors and linked lists in ActionScript 3. ¬†Arrays were really slow, vectors much better, and linked lists the best, but all were slow compared to natively compiled C++ … Continue reading

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