Monthly Archives: September 2009

warmup because I was bored and I am sick and tired of setting up stupid VB.Net projects I am trying to setup some standards, but standards documents only gather dust so now I have a dirt simple way for people … Continue reading 

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Complex vs Complicated

Just a quick reminder for myself It is ok if something is complex so long as it is not complicated. complex: composed of many interconnected parts; compound; composite complicated: difficult to analyze or understand Many problems require complexity to solve. … Continue reading 

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Composed Events

One of the ideas in an event based architecture that I really like is the idea of composed events. A composed event is an event that is defined in terms of other events. For example, in my previous post I … Continue reading 

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Complex Event Processing

For the last couple of nights I have been trying to implement a very simple Complex Event Processor for MassTransit. I am happy to say that last night I have something that works. Its not fancy, and its barely even … Continue reading 

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Why Messaging #6: Why not …

As I have been writing this series I have been asked a couple of times why I didn’t use technology X. I have tried to respond in the comments, but for those of you that may not be following the … Continue reading 

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Events are awesome

“I find that services are much more composable when they emit events rather then send requests. Since this way the coupling between services is reduced” Arnon I really like this statement because, well its what I am working on, but … Continue reading 

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