Infinite Scaling and Distributed Transactions

I posted a link to this paper a few days agon on one of the mailinglists I subscribe to.  I thought I would share with you guys as well: Life Beyond Distributed Transactions: An Apostate’s Opinion This is a really … Continue reading 

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The Shape of the Domain Model

This is a bit of a random thought which I had this morning regarding the relationship between the domain model and data. An instance of the domain model (or parts of it) is a snapshot of the model at a … Continue reading 

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[Book Review] Enterprise Architecture As Strategy

Environments where many applications and many development teams must talk have an additional layer of complexity surrounding them.  The more integrated the applications have to become, the hairier it gets.  If this scenario sounds like the company you are at, there’s … Continue reading 

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Fighting Your Tooling Sucks

Here’s a comment from Phil’s testability post: “I have been working on a project trying to apply these principles and it seems that using the Entity Framework or Linq to Sql, it is hard to have a loose coupling between … Continue reading 

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On Mobile Objects

It’s comments like this that give me pause and make me wonder if I should join this thread… Everyone’s gonna call me a moron, but I’m hoping to learn something here. You are most definitely not a moron. We use mobile objects. … Continue reading 

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Building the Application off the Database

A couple things are bothering me this morning. I had a potential client asking me about IdeaBlade from DevForce as a possible application framework. I looked at their developer’s guide for about 15 minutes and it was enough for me to … Continue reading 

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ALT.NET: Drinking from the Firehose

Speaking of the firehose: ALTNETCONF List Stats Started: Oct 7th Current Member Count: 438 Total Message Count: 1842 New Members In Past 7 Days: 115 New Message In Past 7 Days: 971 Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for … Continue reading 

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Code Is Obsolete in Visual Studio 10

Sorry, I can’t resist. Hot off the presses is a new technology planned for Visual Studio 10, Oslo.  It was announced today by the director of Microsoft’s Connected Systems Division, Burley Kawasaki (love the name). Microsoft today unveiled a futuristic … Continue reading 

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OOPSLA Podcasts

If you are looking for some good podcasts to listen to, you might check out some of the keynotes from OOPSLA 2007.  They’ve put them all out on the web. I’m also super excited that they are doing OOPSLA 2008 … Continue reading 

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Joining INETA as Membership Mentor for Tennessee and Kentucky

For Immediate Release INETA North America Membership Division Announces: New Membership Mentor – Kentucky, Tennessee Evan Hoff, Nashville, TN, USA From INETA User Group: Nashville Visual Studio .NET User Group Bellevue, WA –October 27, 2007 – INETA North America Vice … Continue reading 

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