“If you don’t know why it works, it probably doesn’t. You just don’t know it yet.” – Steve McConnell
- Do you monitor negative events?- Not only monitoring errors, but watching for things that haven’t happened, like orders haven’t processed in a while.
- Build Mobile-Friendly HTML5 Forms with ASP.NET MVC 4 and jQuery Mobile
- Should All Web Traffic Be Encrypted?- This is a good question and would simplify quite a bit if we just ran our whole site under ssl.
- What are you in for? – Ayende talks about the tension between developers working on cool things and clients just wanting stuff done.
- Visual Studio 11 Beta in Context – “One ASP.NET”
- Dark Matter Developers: The Unseen 99% – About the silent majority of developer who aren’t blogging, tweeting, lecturing, just working.
- Windows 8 And Enterprise App Dev Strategy- Rocky’s take on what might be microsoft’s tablet strategy in the enterprise.
- “In reality, it might be less expensive for organizations to buy employees Windows 8 tablets than to pay developers to re-implement applications across multiple platforms, and to then support those multiple implementations over time”
- Introduction to the ASP.NET Web API- Web API is something I’ve been excited about since the WCF Rest Starter Kit.
- The 5 Qualities of Remarkable Bosses – Luckily I’m not a boss.
- What baseball can teach technologists about teamwork
- The New Methodology- Martin Fowler’s oldie but a goodie on Agile.
- Foreign key vs independent associations in EF 4- This post helped clarify some differences between EF v1 and EF4.
- Windows on the Rackspace Cloud
- Composite entities- Ayende echoes a theme I’ve found from Rocky’s CSLA to Evans’s DDD. The idea that we should have different versions of the “same” object for different circumstances. His example is good although his use of RavenDB, not being familiar to me, makes it a little less clear.
“I need serenity
In a place where I can hide”