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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Next Action? DevTeach!

I’ll be at DevTeach Vancouver next week. I’m doing two brand-spanking-new talks, which I’m very excited about. Fundamental Domain-Driven Design – Thursday @ 1:30p Domain Driven Design (DDD) describes a number of principles and patterns that help organize and design … Continue reading 

Posted in Community, Speaking | 3 Comments

Deployment: The Cyclopean Pain in the @$$

Why is deployment so hard? Where is my Agile deployment?! Chad Myers wrote about using XML configuration and stored procedures to monkey patch fixes in the production environment on the ALT.NET mailing list: Talk about dysfunctional, but we’ve learned to … Continue reading 

Posted in Agile, continuous-integration, deployment, Featured, pain | 8 Comments

Philly ALT.NET, Meeting Zero

  I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural meeting of the Philly ALT.NET meeting yesterday. It’s a convenient (~1 Hour) train ride to Philadelphia from New York City, so I really had no excuse not to attend and I … Continue reading 

Posted in ALT.NET, Community, Leadership | 2 Comments

Our 100 Language Future

Jack Vaughan just posted an email interview we did about the DLR and the future for polyglot software developers. In early October I did a talk at Remix Boston about the current state of DSLs on the .NET Framework and … Continue reading 

Posted in Featured | 2 Comments

Blogging Technical Documentation

Tom Opgenorth opines and asks about technical documentation on the ALT.NET list: …on this contract I’m leaving, there really isn’t a lot of staff, nor is there a lot of format familiarity with some of the design patterns (hence my … Continue reading 

Posted in Agile, blogs, documentation, tools, wikis, XP | 7 Comments