Monthly Archives: June 2008

Designing Controllers

Once you wrap your head around using MVC in your web apps you tend to look at other ways to make your Controllers more descriptive. Specifically the way you structure and document your controllers. I have noticed that a few … Continue reading 

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Tour of MonoRail Series

Due to a spell of blogger’s block, I thought I would do a series postings to help me get past it. This post begins a series on highlighting various features of the Castle Project MonoRail. All series will be examples … Continue reading 

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Refactoring an established Domain Model

Writing Domain models is by far one of the most difficult things to do. It takes years of practice, errors and learning to get good at writing halfway decent domain models. This becomes even more difficult when we attempt to add ideas … Continue reading 

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A call for Alt.Net Speakers

In an attempt to spread awareness in the North/Central Florida area on Alt.Net topics I am trying to gather speakers familiar with Alt.Net topics to speak at the Jacksonville Code Camp that is coming up on August 23rd. The topics I am envisioning … Continue reading 

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The strive to do better

Late night thoughts after a coding session before going to sleep.  One skill that I value above all others in software development and life in general is the inner drive and motivation to do better and to do more. It is a skill … Continue reading 

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Getting up to speed with the Castle.MonoRail trunk

Over the last couple of months there have been a slew of great refactorings done on the castle monorail trunk. Some of these refactorings were inspired by ASP.Net MVC changes such as the new routing module. I have just now … Continue reading 

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ReSharper 4.0 Release Candidate available

FYI, Just read this posting, good news! Resharper 4 Release Candidate is now available. The last time I udpated from the nightly build has been pretty stable. A couple of minor bugs but no biggies.  Good job guys! Post Footer … Continue reading 

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Getting Started with Migrator.Net and database refactorings

Database Refactoring is always a pain to be dealt with in any medium-large sized software. There are new tables, columns, primary keys, foreign keys added and removed constantly from a database under development. Some people have a strict plan of … Continue reading 

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