Author: Benjamin Perkins

How do Margins in WPF work

Benjamin Perkins C#

When you add a control to your WPF container you typcally set the width and height to align it within the window and in relation to other controls. An alternative to this is to set the controls margin in relation to the container. This plays an important role when you want to add GridSplitters and […]

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Fields vs. Properties in C#

Benjamin Perkins C#

There is a very significant difference between a field and property within a class. The difference is in the behaviour of the field when defined as either a static or instance. Basically, if you create 2 instances of class which has a static field, when you change the value of that field, the values in […]

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String vs. StringBuilder

Benjamin Perkins C#

A blog would not be complete without an article about the differences between appending or modifying a string using the String Class versus the StingBuilder class. See, strings are immutable, which means once they are created they cannot be changed. Any time you make a modification to a string, after is has been created you […]

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