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Comment Re:Really? (Score 1) 485

There's a difference between "hybrid sleep" and "hybrid shutdown". Laptops don't do hybrid sleep by default, for obvious reasons. If your laptop does (and it seems like it might), then turn it off. Hybrid shutdown shuts down the user session(s) and then hibernates the kernel session, resulting in a faster startup. No power used.

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Comment Re:Desktops vs Mobile (Score 1) 250

Do you really see LINQ, or do you see lambdas and extension methods? LINQ is the query DSL, lambdas are a more syntax-friendly anonymous method, and extension methods make it much more convenient to put this all together.

I look at a lot of code, and LOTS of it uses at least .NET 3.5 features, including a -lot- of lambdas and a -lot- of extension methods. I RARELY see any LINQ, though.

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