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Estimation based on Use Case Metrics

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At my current project, we’ve started to initiate a workload estimation based on Use Case Metrics. Apparently several methods exists, but we chose the Gustav Karner methodology. I’m quite impressed with how environmental and technical risks are translated into a factor that can be applied on an in...

August 16, 2005

Asynchronous callbacks for web applications.

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One of the issues that web developers are often faced with these days is dynamic behaviour on web pages. Often, falling back on Javascript is the only viable option. However, this article explains how you can support asynchronous client script callbacks that execute code-behind code without the u...

August 12, 2005

Aborting a .NET Remoting call

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Today I ran into quite a frustrating .NET Remoting shortcoming. It seems to be impossible to abort a long-running .NET Remoting call. I’ve checked on Google to see if anybody came up with a proper solution, and I have even tried to gain access to the TCP Sink that is being used, but all failed. E...

August 10, 2005

Unit testing in .NET

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As a professional software developer, you may have heard of NUnit. Or even better, like me, you may have already used it in a couple of projects. One of the things NUnit is missing is a possibility to have more flexibility on the test environment or the conditions under which a test is running. T...

August 10, 2005