15 Jul 2009
The Sharp Architecture ASP.NET MVC and NHibernate framework has reached an important milestone. Some cracking work has gone into this project and it’s a project that I have blogged about before. Here are some of the improvements in this release (lifted straight from the Billy’s blog post): Compatible with ASP.NET MVC 1.0 All upgraded dependencies including NHibernate 2.1 CR 1 We now have a community site at http://www.sharparchitecture.net, still a work in progress (a flippin'...
14 Jul 2009
Rob Conery has posted a video and a blog post explaining one the cooler features of the new Subsonic 3.0 ORM product which is the Simple Repository that can also create the database schema on the fly as you drive out the domain model of your application. I think this has pretty much convinced me to use subsonic in the side project I am working on alongside GIT and Kanban.
13 Jul 2009
Not really been keeping an eye on Microsoft’s Entity Framework as I think that earlier versions didn’t really support the notion of persistence ignorance and Plain Old C# Objects. That seems to have changed in the upcoming version 4. Still not convinced that the Entity Framework is going to any better than some of the other ORM’s out there. That said I am still sore from having to work with the typed Dataset visual designer...
12 Jul 2009
How cool is this?!
11 Jul 2009
Today at the Gym I caught up with some podcasts and listened to Hanselminutes Podcast 170 – Kanban Boards for Agile Project Management with Zen Author Nate Kohari. This approach to lean management of software projects is very interesting and differs from the SCRUM time boxed approach that I have worked with before. I have decided to give this approach a go with a side project I have been meaning to work on and have...