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QCon Day 3: About JavaScript, Scaling GitHub and Twitter, and Cultural Diversity

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Man, it really feels like we've been around for ages, but this is just the 3rd day of QCon San Francisco. After a quick breakfast at the local Starbucks we dropped in on another keynote, right after the daily introduction by all track owners. The keynote was done by Brendan Eich, the inventor of ...

November 15, 2013

QCon Day 2: Persons, Groups and Teams

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Although I did get the feeling that QCon isn't at the same quality level as the last time I was here, I did manage to pick up a considerable amount of new ideas and insights on the first day. Not anything mind blowing, but still worth the trip. So let's see what the 2nd day did bring us. The day...

November 13, 2013

QCon Day 1: Musicians, Google, Open Space & Netflix

5 minute read

So after all that fun during the first weekend (and about which I’ll blog separately), now it's the time to finally shift our attention to the reason for which we're in San Francisco in the first place; InfoQ's highly rated internal software conference QCon. Since my previous visit to QCon was su...

November 12, 2013

It took almost a year, but Fluent Assertions 2.1 is done

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It has been way too long since I last released a new version of Fluent Assertions, but somehow my intention to deliver at least every three months has once again failed by the obligations a working husband and father of two has. Nonetheless, Fluent Assertions 2.1 is a fact. And although it isn't ...

August 28, 2013

Entity Framework 5 and 6 vs NHibernate 3 – The State of Affairs

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It has been almost two years since I've last compared NHibernate and Entity Framework, so with the recent alpha version of EF 6, it's about time to look at the current state of affair. I've been using NHibernate for more than 6 years so obviously I'm a bit biased. But I can't ignore that EF's fea...

March 12, 2013