Monthly Archives: December 2008

Oxite Review – Part 2

In Part 1, we covered some overall, general aspects of Oxite (as a sample application, as an OSS project, etc) as well as the lack of tests and the problematic domain and persistence strategy. In this part, dig a little … Continue reading 

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VAN (Virtual ALT.NET Meeting) Update

Zach has suggested the catchy name VAN for the online ALT.NET meetings and it’s sticking, so I’ll start calling it that now, too. I apologize for last week. I dropped the ball at the last minute and forgot to update … Continue reading 

Posted in ALT.NET, LiveMeeting, VAN | 5 Comments

Asynchronous JavaScript Testing with QUnit

I’m implementing a feature that does some stuff when an IFRAME is finished loading.  Due to the inherent asynchronous nature of this functionality, it was hard to test.  I was trying to use QUnit, but having issues, until I found … Continue reading 

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Oxite Review

Several folks, including Microsoft employees and members of the Oxite team, have politely requested I do a post or few on the problems I see with Oxite and why I previously recommended that it is not a good example/sample from … Continue reading 

Posted in Design, Domain, NHibernate, ORM, Oxite, Repositories | 19 Comments

My Quick Take On Oxite

I’m really trying not to be negative with this post. The people behind Oxite are good folks and don’t deserve any hate.  They have made a mistake, though. A mistake I think needs to be corrected and requires some immediate … Continue reading 

Posted in ASP.NET MVC, Oxite | 18 Comments

ALT.NET Online Open Meeting 10-DEC (featuring Jeremy Miller)

Zach Young has set up another LiveMeeting space for Wednesday (10-DEC-2008). Last week we had a surprise visit from Scott Bellware (thanks Scott!) and discussed, among many other things,  funding open source projects in .NET and managing projects using Lean … Continue reading 

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ALT.NET Online Open Meeting 3-DEC

Zach Young has set up another LiveMeeting space for Wednesday (3-DEC-2008). Subject: ALT.NET Virtual Conference Start Time: Wednesday, Dec 3, 2008 9:00 PM GMT-06:00 End Time: Wednesday, Dec 3, 2008 11:45 PM GMT-06:00 ATTENDEE MEETING URL   Some suggested topics … Continue reading 

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