If you're anything like me, you'll still be getting the hang of String.Format ever since sprintf was removed from our toolbag. So, here's a tool to interactively play with a format specifier to see how it formats a value that's been parsed in each of the common types. [[posterous-content:CyoFdhjuFpmwstAJFzdF]] And here's the link to the often-hard to find MSDN format specifier references: Standard numbers Custom numbers Standard datetimes Custom datetimes Here's the exe: stringformat-exe Here's the source: stringformat-source

Thanks for reading! And if you want to get in touch, I'd love to hear from you: chris.hulbert at gmail.

Chris Hulbert

(Comp Sci, Hons - UTS)

iOS Developer in Sydney.

I have worked at places such as Google, Cochlear, News Corp, Fox Sports, NineMSN, FetchTV, Woolworths, and Westpac, among others. If you're looking for a good iOS developer, drop me a line!

Get in touch:
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