Monthly Archives: October 2006

More On Generics and Factories in the Data Access Layer: IoC and Multiple Database Support

In a recent post, Generics and Factories in the Data Access Layer – Code Generation, Eugene had a couple of questions about IoC and Multiple Database Support in the comments that I thought were worth sharing in a new post.   … Continue reading 

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SubSonic – Extending The Zero Code DAL With A "Schema Provider Service" For Kicks

For the past couple of days I have been playing with SubSonic – The Zero Code DAL, which is a really sweet code generation tool by Rob Conery that generates ActiveRecord Classes, a Stored Procedures Wrapper, a Query Object, etc. … Continue reading 

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Generics and Factories in the Data Access Layer – Code Generation

The family has been battling the flu for the past week, but it appears the worse is now over. Today was a day of recuperation, drinking green tea and orange Gatorade to replenish the body's nutrients. Although a bit delirious … Continue reading 

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Another Inversion of Control Example With Infrastructure and DAO Components

Still tinkering around with Inversion of Control ( IoC ) and Castle's Windsor/Microkernel and how it could be used in various application architectures. See my previous post, Inversion of Control – Dependency Inversion Principle – Castle's Windsor/MicroKernel , for background. In … Continue reading 

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Inversion of Control – Dependency Inversion Principle – Castle’s Windsor/MicroKernel

Recently I started playing with Castle's Windsor and MicroKernel Inversion of Control Container. MicroKernel is the IOC Container while Windsor helps with external configuration needs such as loading component configurations from an XML file. Although I have yet to use … Continue reading 

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Organizing Unit Tests and Projects With Solution Folders

Jeremy has an excellent series of posts about getting started on a new project. He recently talked about organizing unit tests and a number of excellent developers shared their thoughts on how they organize their tests on projects. One thing I thought may … Continue reading 

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NCover and NCoverExplorer – Bad News Is Empowering

Awhile back I mentioned how I had created a very simple ActiveRecord Framework for kicks one day. It was inspired by and uses a similar API to CastleProject's ActiveRecord, and I used the same attributes and schema as Linq for SQL, so … Continue reading 

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Web Service Software Factory Data Access Guidance Package is Not CRUD :)

In regards to my previous post, Web Service Software Factory – Data Access Guidance Package – Code Generation, Udi mentions how unimpressed he was with the solution ( architecture ) generated by the Web Service Software Factory. He mentions a … Continue reading 

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C# 2.0 Iterators and Yield Keyword – Custom Collection Enumerators

I was reading over at devlicio.us this morning and caught Derik Whittaker's article on Creating and Using Custom Collection Enumerators. After reading it, I was left with a funny feeling that we may be able to pull all that off … Continue reading 

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