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Wilkommen in die welt von Schiller

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Or...in English...Welcome to the world of Schiller. Say what? Well, as a starter, take an excellent German composer/producer whose origins lay in the trance scene, add some elements from well known artists like Jean-Michel Jarre and Genesis, and finally, complement with awesome male and female v...

May 22, 2008

Software Factories..is it worth it?

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Last week, I read an article published by Microsoft in cooperation with Siemens that discussed the business case of investing in software factories. In the conclusion, the writers claim that a well-designed software factory can improve your productivity by a factor of 10. However, they also state...

April 29, 2008

Presentation slides for C# 3.0 and Rhino Mocks

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Last Friday, I took the honors of filling up one of the presentation slots at the first Software Development Network Event of 2008. As a enthusiastic user of Rhino Mocks, I used it to demonstrate the power of Rhino Mocks and C# 3.0 combined. Even though my session started right after lunch concu...

March 31, 2008

.NET community news bulletin issue 2

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Yes, I do remember that I promised to write this bulletin at a regular basis, but probably due to my busy schedule and my occasional laziness, I failed horribly. Anyhow, here are some highlights from the last couple of weeks. Patterns & Practices have released a second CTP of a Visual Stud...

February 22, 2008

Moving to Visual Studio 2008 and Team Foundation Server 2008

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During the Christmas holiday, I started migrating my customer's development environment to the newest set of Microsoft development products. We already planned to do this a bit earlier, but since we had to wait for the first VS2008 CTP of the Patterns & Practices Web Service Software Factory ...

January 11, 2008