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Choosing an interprise integration solution

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Microsoft has published the article Understanding Microsoft Integration Technologies. Once in a while I find myself having that creepy feeling when I discover that there is another Microsoft product that I don’t know yet. This article provides a nice overview on MS’s vision on enterprise integrat...

September 7, 2005

Enterprise Integration with BizTalk 2004

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Maybe you have heard of Enterprise Integration Patterns. It’s a pattern language for common solutions for integrating cross-platform application and systems. BizTalk is one of those products dedicating their lives to enterprise integration. This great article written by people from ThoughtWorks p...

September 4, 2005

Expensive exceptions or not…

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One of things that I’ve always believed in is that throwing exceptions introduces a significant performance penalty. However, according to the article Performance Implications of Exceptions in .NET, in reality it is not that bad at all. I haven’t studied the exact context of the article, so take ...

September 4, 2005

What every developer must know about multithreaded applications

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As a developer with long-time C++ experience I always felt quite comfortable with multi-threaded development. However, very often I discover that this comfortness is not shared by all developers. I lost count on how often I had to investigate some strange deadlock or race condition.Fortunately, V...

August 23, 2005

Collapse the Solution Explorer in Visual Studio

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Get this nifty little macro to collapse the tree-view of Visual Studio’s Solution Explorer. Why didn’t Microsoft think of this in the first place?

August 19, 2005