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Jason Bock is a practice lead at Magenic and a Microsoft MVP (C#). He has 20 years of experience working on a number of business applications using a diverse set of frameworks and languages, including C#, .Net, and JavaScript.

Jason is the author of Metaprogramming in .Net, Applied .Net Attributes, and CIL Programming: Under the Hood of .Net.

Jason has written numerous articles on software development and has presented at a number of conferences and user group meetings. He is a leader of the Twin Cities Code Camp. Jason holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University.

Visit his website, JasonBock.net, for more information.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jason Bock and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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