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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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Building a Service Gateway Using MassTransit, Part 2

This post is the second 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. Continued… In part one, I discussed two exchange patterns that are … Continue reading 

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Building A Service Gateway Using MassTransit, Part 1

This post is the first 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. Introduction A common way of applying a messaging solution to an … Continue reading 

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Performance Counters Added to MassTransit

One feature that is often overlooked in software development is the output of information that can be observed by operations once the application is in production. Fortunately, many open source projects are leveraging log4net to provide a configurable level of … Continue reading 

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Interface Subscriptions Now Supported by MassTransit

Last year when we were reviewing the backlog of items that we wanted to build for MassTransit, one item that kept rising to the top of the list is a solid story for evolving message producers over the lifecycle of … Continue reading 

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Under the Covers with MassTransit Endpoints

This post details some of the internal changes to how MassTransit, an open-source lightweight service bus, communicates with transports such as MSMQ, ActiveMQ, and TIBCO. These changes are not likely to impact anyone using MassTransit, they are all well below … Continue reading 

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Event Aggregator Using the Magnum Pipeline

In the past few weeks, both Udi Dahan and Jeremy D. Miller have posted on events. Udi posted about domain events, while Jeremy posted about his use of the event aggregator pattern in StoryTeller. In each case, events are represented … Continue reading 

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