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CQRS and Event Sourcing

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Yesterday evening I did a talk on building a .NET-based system using Command Query Responsibility Segregation and Event Sourcing. We had a lot of awesome discussions on its applicability, and as usual, I ran out of time again. I could have easily spend a full day on this subject, but unfortunatel...

May 28, 2010

ALM Practices Part 6: Code Analysis & Guidelines

3 minute read

What is it? Coding guidelines, or coding standards if you will, are documents consisting of rules and recommendations on the use of C# in enterprise systems. They deal with code layout, naming guidelines, the proper use of the .NET Framework, tips on writing useful comments and XML documentat...

April 20, 2010

Interaction Design according to Alan Cooper

2 minute read

I've recently finished the book The Inmates Are Running The Asylum by Alan Cooper, a well known proponent for interaction design. To be honest, I never really saw the purpose of interaction design in our projects. But after reading this book, I now know I didn't really understand what it was abou...

April 16, 2010

Fluent Assertions 1.2 has been released

4 minute read

It has been only 6 weeks since I first released Fluent Assertions to the public, followed by version 1.1 a week later. In the weeks thereafter, I received some nice ideas from the community which caused me to start working on the next version. But it was not easy. I found that designing a small f...

April 12, 2010