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Odoyule Rules Engine for .NET

So I’ve been writing a rules engine for .NET for many years (on and off, but mostly off unfortunately). Lately, I picked it up again and yesterday published an early version on NuGet (OdoyuleRules). The implementation at this point is … Continue reading 

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References on the Actor Programming Model

The actor programming model is a software development method that encourages the decomposition of applications into autonomous components which are self-contained and operate asynchronously and independently from one another. This model is well aligned with the nondeterministic nature of distributed … Continue reading 

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MassTransit v2.0.1 Available

At the end of October, we released MassTransit v2.0.1 to GitHub and NuGet. This release only included a few fixes that didn’t make it into the v2.0 release. Since I never made an official announcement of v2.0 on the blog, … Continue reading 

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Actor Model Programming in C#

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Øredev in Malmö, Sweden. While at the conference, I presented two sessions — including a new talk on Actor Model Programming in C#. This was the first official presentation I’ve given on … Continue reading 

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MassTransit v2.0 Beta Available Now on NuGet!

After what seems like a long slumber, along with work being done on other projects such as Topshelf and Stact, it is our great pleasure to announce the first beta release of MassTransit v2.0. What originally started out as a … Continue reading 

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The Right Tool, The Right Time

Over the past few months I have been reviewing many of the products I was involved in creating, both as a developer and an architect, and have assembled an inventory of the technology and architecture used. With a catalog of products … Continue reading 

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MassTransit Update

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about MassTransit, the .NET distributed application framework and service bus that Dru Sellers, myself, and several other contributors have been working on for the past 2.5 years. This is mostly due to a … Continue reading 

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Leveraging Windows 7 Boot to VHD to Test Visual Studio 2010

The goal of this article is simple: a clean installation of Windows 7 that can be used to test new versions of Visual Studio 2010 until we reach RTM. Since a new beta drops every couple of months (and maybe … Continue reading 

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Traveling to Technical Events

Over the past couple of years I have been traveling more, both for work and to attend and/or present at a variety of technical events. While I have yet to earn the esteemed grizzled road veteran merit badge, I have … Continue reading 

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Building a Service Gateway Using MassTransit, Part 3

This post is the third in a series on building a highly available service gateway. The implementation will be built in C# using MassTransit, StructureMap, ASP.NET MVC, and NHibernate. Did somebody say code? The past two posts began to explain … Continue reading 

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