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DotNED event on software development practices was awesome

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It’s Sunday morning and I’m looking back at an awesome DotNED event in Doorn. The location was very nice, the audience was a blast, and my two fellow speakers Jonne Kats and Peter Hesseling did a great job.  Thanks to everybody for being there! Some of the statements made on Twitter for...

February 28, 2010

My first thoughts on WCF RIA Services

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While working on my demo code for my full-day talk on Software Development Practices in Practice I was a bit ambitious and introduced both Silverlight 4 and WCF RIA Services. Apart from the fact that the preparation caused a bit too much of my social live, I ran in some things I don’t really like...

February 26, 2010

How to split a solution into projects

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Yesterday, a colleague of mine asked for some guidance on how to partition a Visual Studio solution into individual projects. Instead of simply answering his email I thought that blogging about it may be useful for others as well, so here are my rules: In general, have as few projects as possi...

February 11, 2010

Silverlight Reference Architecture revisited

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Update October 2010: I’ve started a new in-depth series on my current Silverlight 4 Reference Architecture. In July I posted about my considerations for a Silverlight Reference Architecture, and in December I talked about it in my chalk’n’talk session on architecture, WCF RIA Services and Silver...

February 11, 2010

DevDays 2010 wildcard proposal: Is Entity Framework 4.0 ready for the real thing?

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Introduced in the 2009 edition, this year’s Microsoft Developer Days is again offering wildcard sessions to anyone who posted a proposal on their Facebook site. Obviously I posted a proposal as well, and partly thanks to the community and partly because there were only eight proposals, my proposa...

February 1, 2010