I'm sure someone's blogged this before, but how cool is this!?
If you Google what is a web browser (for example) the first link that comes up is "Web definitions for Web Browser". Click on it, and you get a list of definitions of “web browser”. Nice.
I posted a question late last week to a couple listserves I'm on:
Given only a string variable containing the name of the property you wish to call, how does one go about calling it?
The answer came back fivefold nearly immediately: “Use reflection. It's really easy.” Oh goody, thinkest I, a chance to learn something.
For those of you who haven't picked it up yet, there's really not much to the concept. By far the most helpful thing I found, was Bipin Joshi's article covering it, on DotNetBips.com:
Introduction to .NET Reflection