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Live from LA

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Well, here I am. After an agonizing 11-hour flight from Amsterdam to LA in a Boeing 747-400, I’m finally in the City of Angels, also known as Los Angeles California. Fortunately, the entire Dutch .NET community joined me on this KLM flight, so we spend loads of time discussing architecture….NOT. ...

October 27, 2008

Slides and demo code from the SDN Conference 2008

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For the attendees who have visited my two sessions on building a service oriented architecture using architectural best practices, check out the introduction slides here and the slides with best practices over here. Also, build 2187 of the demo application can be downloaded from this location. I...

October 8, 2008

Soon, in a theater near you

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Well, not a real theater though, but nevertheless, I'll be speaking at two events planned in the next two months. On Saturday the 6th of September, the Dutch .NET community will be organizing CodeCamp, an interactive event intended for developers by developers. I'll be hosting a Chalk 'n...

August 15, 2008

Guidebook: Microsoft Patterns & Practices

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In the beginning of this year, Nucleus Research has been interviewing several architects from the .NET community with the intention of writing a whitepaper on the added value of Microsoft's patterns & practices. As an expert advisor to the Web Service Software Factory : Modeling Edition, I wa...

June 9, 2008