Archive for March, 2010

Meeting The Gu

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Yesterday we had a chance to meet with Scott Guthrie and Brian Keller. We talked for roughly two hours and had some interesting discussions. The topics included: The Security Development Lifecycle Developer Productivity Code Quality Mocking frameworks ASP.NET MVC in a SharePoint context How to create a 64 bits developer environment in our environment TFS […]


Saturday, March 27th, 2010

Yesterday, Friday march 26, My girlfriend Yvette en I got married! We kept it small and went with just the family (and a photographer) to city hall. It was a nice ceremony. The woman officiating the ceremony had been to our house in order to prepare and she had turned all the information she had gotten […]

How to choose a technology

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

A while ago somebody asked for guidance on which database technology to use for a new application. Even though our part of the organization uses mostly Microsoft technology, there still is a lot to choose from. In the .NET space Microsoft currently offers five distinct ways to access a database: ADO.NET Core ADO.NET Entity Framework […]

The right tool for the job

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Today a fellow architect and I got invited to look at a tender that the customer was complaining about. It was the customer’s opinion that the price was too high and that we should bring it down. After having the problem explained to us, we tried to reduce costs on the proposed solution. It was […]