How we got rid of the database–part 3

In my last two posts (part 1 and part 2) I described how a command that is sent from the client is handled by an aggregate of the domain model. I also discussed how the aggregate, when executing the command, … Continue reading 

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How we got rid of the database–part 2

A quick introductory sample – continued In part one of this series I started to explain what we do, when e.g. a user (in the particular case a principal investigator) wants to schedule a new task. In this case a … Continue reading 

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How we got rid of the database

A quick introductory sample – Part 1 I want to write a series of posts which describe in detail how we do things in my company. What architecture do we use, which patterns do we follow, and more specifically, how … Continue reading 

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Win Free Copies of NHibernate 3 Beginner’s Guide

Readers would be pleased to know that I have teamed up with Packt Publishing and we are organizing a Giveaway especially for you and three lucky winners stand a chance to win a copy of Keep reading to find out … Continue reading 

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BUILD conference–day 3

The future of C# Yesterday Anders Hejlsberg gave a talk about future directions of C# and VB.Net. He started with look back and then immediately dive into the new features of C# 5.0 which is part of VS 2011 and … Continue reading 

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BUILD conference–day 2

Today was the day of Windows 8 Server and of the Windows runtime (WinRT). WinRT is the new layer providing a language neutral interface to the underlying operating system. It is written in C++ and consists of purely native code. … Continue reading 

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BUILD conference–day 1

Day one is over and my head is packed with new information and impressions. It was a heavy dose of new stuff that was presented to us. But I have to admit, for the first time since many years I … Continue reading 

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BUILD conference–day 0

I am here in Anaheim CA attending the Microsoft BUILD conference. During the next 4 days Microsoft will finally reveal details about the upcoming Windows 8. The sparse information that has been available so far left us developers and architects … Continue reading 

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How to map a domain model with NHibernate?

Today a friend of mine ask me the following (I am para-phrasing): “I have a question regarding NHibernate and mapping. In an application we want to access the database through NHibernate from inside a WCF service, thus lazy loading is … Continue reading 

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NHibernate 3 Beginners Guide published

I am very pleased to announce that my book NHibernate 3 Beginners Guide has finally been published. It is a wonderful feeling to finally have a book in my hands that cost me a couple of months of intense work. … Continue reading 

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