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Delegates can refer to several concepts. An object can rely on another (a delegate) to perform a function. Delegation can also refer to programming language feature making use of the method lookup rules for dispatching self-calls. In C#, a delegate defines which method to call when an event is ...

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Mixing Watir::Browser into RSpec

In my previous Watir question I was making a module with session_FF accepting a block. Now I want to make the same but via RSpec. Here is my try: ...
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Wait, is this… LINQ?

Context I'm working on a little project that consists in a series of Microsoft Excel add-ins (.xlam). The code being submitted for review here, is located in the ...
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Generating and calling code on the fly

Delegate This class module defines what I'm calling, in this context, a Delegate - here a function that can take a number of parameters, evaluate a result, and ...
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Command-line program for applying several operations on a PDF file

I am building a command-line .exe that can apply several operations on a PDF file (add text, images, resize, crop, etc). Currently, my Program.cs looks a bit like this (it uses CommandLineParser): ...
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Lock-free multiple producer single consumer message queue

For a while now I've been after a lock-free, simple and scalable implementation of a multiple producer, single consumer queue for delegates in C#. I think I finally have it. I've run basic tests on it ...
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Sending a HttpRequest Message, and retrying in case of unauthorised

This code simply sends a HttpRequest message and, if it comes back Unauthorized, gets a new login and tries again. This code is meant to deal with the moment a ...
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.NET WCF Activator for sync and async calls

I decided to re-write my code responsible for WCF calls, as all of my methods had try-catch-...
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Is this a correct use of using protocols and delegate pattern in Swift?

I am trying to grasp the concept of delegates and protocols in Swift. So I have implemented my own PlayableMedia protocol with two concrete classes ...
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Retry logic for delegates

I created this class which supposed to take a method and try to execute it. If it fails lets say 10 times, it will throw the original exception thrown by the delegate. Do you guys have any ideas for ...
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Code that behaves just slightly differently depending on params

I'm writing a financial app that has to get data over a set of dates. The user specifies the start date, end date, and frequency from a list of choices. (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi, ...
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Test questions - Number Generator, Linq, Delegates, Sequences

I have recently been asked to do a test prior to an interview to test my C# skills. I am fairly new to C# (6 months) and I think this showed with me producing an overly complex answer to their ...
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Delegate and Observer pattern implementation for an embedded system - copy and assignment operations

This is a follow-up to this question, which resulted in major confusion on my side regarding forwarding of arguments. Advice regarding that should probably be given in my question on SO. Overview ...
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Delegate and Observer pattern implementation for an embedded system

I'm writing a set of simple widgets for a microcontroller application. I'd like to use the observer pattern to pass around events: when a button is clicked, when a timeout occurs - there are many uses ...
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Game passive skill system

I'm trying to create some easily accessible database of different skills. General idea is that every skill should do something different and be able to act on different things (ex. one skill which ...
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Delegate that selects a writable property on a generic

In the following contrived example, I have a collection of PropertyManagers that each contains selector and assigner delegates to read from and write to a property ...
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follow-up review of a custom Undo Manager

This is a follow up review of question 'a custom Undo Manager'. After reviewing all the comments and answers, my code has been revised (completely rewritten) based on the review. Summary The ...
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A custom Undo Manager

I am working on building an UndoManager in C#. The concept is to store events and property changes in a ...
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Making .NET delegates and C++ std::function play nicely

I have a question about how best to get interop working between delegates and unmanaged std::function. Obviously I am talking C++CLI for the implementation on the ...
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C++ delegate implementation with member functions

I have been implementing a delegate class with C++11 that supports class member functions. I am interested in knowing if there are any potential problems with this implementation. My main concern is ...
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Implementation of delegates for flight operations

I borrowed the code from this question. I'm trying to implement the delegate in that code. Below is my outcome so far. What else can be done to improve this code? Any suggestions? I would appreciate ...
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Refactoring Into Generic Methods

This might be a loaded question, but here goes. I have some code that is very similar between all the methods. I am trying to find a way to accomplish all methods with a generic method/function. I'm ...
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Designing an EventHandler in C++ [closed]

I am writing a simple event handling class in C++, to avoid having delegate registration and calls cluttering the rest of the code. I have a design that seems to do the job, but it has a couple of ...
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State Machine for Character

I come today with a state machine I'm currently working on. Problem: Given any State that the Character is in, a button press or combination of button presses can modify that state in a different ...
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Generic method for database calls

Background Breaking from MVC, I've implemented the following architecture: POST/GET ➤ PHP ➤ Database Calls ➤ XML ➤ XSLT ➤ HTML All database interactions are ...
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Refactoring Java transmitter delegate implementation

I have 3 classes: a transmitter, a view for displaying and a recording view for flushing the screen contents into a file. The view and the recording view classes register themselves from their ...
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Possible memory-leak on a self-removable event handler

A friend of mine asked me a question recently. He was needed to subscribe to an event of some object (window button click) and unsubscribe from it on a first call of a handler. Also he noticed that ...
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Using delegates to communicate between forms and networkcommunicator class

I have multiple forms, each of which would like to send message through the network, using my NetworkCommunicator class's ...
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Putting called delegate into AsyncState parameter - Pros/cons?

I have the following interface: ...
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Generic Wrapper for a Task-based API

I've written a piece of an ugly code. The idea was to provide a clear-looking, type-inferring framework to test a task-based API (it's for integration testing, and test methods should be as clear as ...
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Delegate for GUI project

I wrote simple delegate in C++11 for my GUI project. I think that some parts can be optimized or cleaned. ...
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using <T> in generic delegates?

Here is my problem. Do I need to give a new identifier to each delegate I write of the following delegate type? like so: or could i use one delegate that accounts for any Datatype I need to use so i ...
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How to simplify these delegate functions?

I'm looking for a way to simplify this code, because I could develop more overloads for TryThis I made the string and int both of class ...
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Cancelable thread worker

My goal was to create class, that can run external method in non blocking manner. Second requirement was to be able to abort method run if it is needed (i.e. running user script). I decided to do that ...
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Is it correct to use delegates as properties?

I need to create a class with two properties: LogOutput ExceptionOutput These properties (of type ...
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Polling loop to run in a background thread

I came up with the idea of a small utility class that will poll some delegate until the response received meets some condition, upon which it will notify the main thread which can take the appropriate ...
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WeakAction Implementation

Here's my first attempt at creating a WeakAction using Expressions and Delegates. I would like it to be clear that this code was written after reading serveral blogs and taking snippets from various ...
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Thread-safety and delegates with generated numbers

In the main class, loops generate numbers (0~100), and when its generated number is > 20, its value is passed to the thread where it simulates some work with this number. Meanwhile, while this number ...
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Improve my Task Loops

How can I improve up this code? Is it ok to write code using Invoke and Action so liberally or is this bad? Performance is not ...
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Anything I'm missing on this delegate implementation?

Just as the question states and to be sure, am I missing anything on this? Something important/obvious that I overlooked? As is, I can save any functor, function pointer and member function pointer ...