Bitmap types, Binary Resources and Westwind.Globalization

Posted by: Rick Strahls WebLog, on 28 Mar 2015 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

I've been working on supporting binary resource imports via the Web interface using Westwind.Globalization and I'm debating on whether supporting the .NET convention of importing image resources as Bitmaps is prudent. Bitmaps are rather unwieldy to use and are painful to export to common stream or file formats due to the funky 30 year old encoding architecture used by GDI+. In this post I talk about some of the issues I've run into with Bitmaps and why I'm considering importing resources simple as...

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