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Speaking at Developer Developer Developer North

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I’m honored to have been selected to speak at my first event in the United Kingdom, Developer Developer Developer North, hosted at the University of Sunderland, near New Castle. Our job as a software developer seems to revolve mostly around programming languages, frameworks and Visual Studio. And...

September 14, 2011

Why I created Fluent Assertions in the first place

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A few weeks ago I read The value of open-source is the vision not the source code and that made me think about my own reasons for starting Fluent Assertions, now more than a year ago. In the light of that article, lets briefly go over my own goals for Fluent Assertions. The intention of a unit te...

July 29, 2011

Fluent Assertions 1.5 is done! Now it’s time for that summer.

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In the last couple of months, me and colleague Martin Opdam have spent a considerable amount of time on both improving the reporting capabilities of Fluent Assertions as well as fixing and incorporating various community contributions. Because of the many changes required, a very busy client proj...

July 5, 2011

Choosing the right web technology for business applications

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Before I continue with the rest of this post, I first need to make a disclaimer. I'm in no way an expert on all things Microsoft has to offer in the web realm and have yet to complete a full-fledged ASP.NET MVC & JQuery project. However, I see myself as someone who quickly grasps the potenti...

May 15, 2011

Where to find me during the Developer Days 2011

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Somebody recently asked me what sessions I was planning to attend at the upcoming 2011 edition of the Microsoft Developer Days in The Hague. To be honest, my primary reason for going to a Dutch conference is to chat with fellow .NET enthusiasts, and attending sessions is usually a side-effect of ...

April 8, 2011