Monthly Archives: February 2009

Fluent NHibernate binary drops

Until today, in order to start using Fluent NHibernate, you had to pull the trunk from Subversion and build it yourself.  It wasn’t a big deal, but it was a small barrier to entry for some new folks just approaching … Continue reading 

Posted in Fluent NHibernate | 2 Comments

Need Advice: Teach NHibernate with Fluent NHibernate or Without?

I’m in the process of writing an upcoming article for CoDe Magazine about getting started with NHibernate. I’ve spoken with several people about my approach and the majority of them seem to agree that I should use Fluent NHibernate for … Continue reading 

Posted in Advice, CoDe Magazine, Fluent NHibernate, NHibernate | 29 Comments

Laws, Rules, Principles, Patterns, and Practices

I speak and write a lot about principles, patterns, and practices.  There has been a lot of hullabaloo lately about blind, rigid adherence to principles and how, apparently, this will result in some sort of catastrophe. Frankly, if we, as … Continue reading 

Posted in Principles | 3 Comments

Serving RSS Feeds Made Simple in ASP.NET 3.5

This has come up a few times in various forums in the past few weeks, so I’m glad my friend and co-worker, Kevin Miller did a great blog post on it. If you’re writing RSS or ATOM to the browser … Continue reading 

Posted in ASP.NET, RSS | 1 Comment